Mark Uyl was named executive director of the Michigan High School Athletic Association in May of 2018, becoming the association’s fifth full time director. He first joined the MHSAA staff as an assistant director in January of 2004. During that time he had responsibilities for the administration of several post-season tournaments and oversight of programming and services to the over 10,000 registered game officials at the high school level in Michigan. He served on the Board of the National Association of Sports Officials (NASO) from 2011-2015, and served as the board chair in 2015. Currently, he serves as the lone high school representative on the Officiating Development Alliance (ODA), which consists of the supervisor of officials for the NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL, CFL, MLS and NCAA Division I sports.