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Bob Madden has completed his 30th year as executive director of the Bronco Athletic Association, Inc. (BAA) and associate athletic director for athletic development at Boise State University.
During Madden's tenure the Bronco Athletic Association, Inc./Boise State University Athletics has dramatically increased its fund raising from booster club memberships, special events, endowment gifting, sports enhancements, and capital campaigns. Major capital projects funded included the Boise State University Pavilion ($7.1 million), the Bronco Stadium Expansion ($6.7 million), the Bronco Weight Room Expansion ($1.5 million) and the Bronco Football Complex ($1.4 million). During this same period the endowment fund for athletic scholarships increased in value from $30,000 to $12,000,000.
Up until 2001 Madden coordinated the biannual BAA/BSU Alumni Association Scholarship Auction. To date that event has raised $3,605,000 through thirteen auctions. Madden has given auction and endowment presentations at several national fund-raising meetings.
A native of Caldwell, Idaho, Madden joined the Bronco staff after serving as assistant director of the Beaver Club at Oregon State University. He also served as the first women's athletic fund raiser at OSU. While at Oregon State, Madden served a 10-week internship at the NCAA's national headquarters studying the organization's overall operations.
Prior to his position at OSU, Madden spent five years as director of the financial aid and placement at the College of Idaho.
He attended Boise Junior College and received his bachelor's degree from College of Idaho. Madden also holds master's degrees from Oregon State University in higher education, from Idaho State University in pahtletic administration and from the University of Idaho in business administration. In 1987 he met the certification requirements of the National Society of Fund Raising Executives (NSFRE). In 1993 he was selected as the athletic fund raiser of the year by the National Conference for Athletic Fund Raising. In 2001 he was honored by the Idaho Chapter of the Association of Fund-raising Professionals as their fund-raising and development executive of the year. In 2005-06 he served as President of the National Association of Athletic Development Directors (NAADD).