Nominating Committee
The Nominating Committee
 solicits nominations from the membership for members of the organization to be nominated for election to the Board of Trustees of IAGA and nominations for persons to be elected as officers of the organization. This committee is chaired by IAGA Trustee Jeremy Kleiman.


JEREMY P. KLEIMAN, Chair, serves on Saiber's Executive Committee and heads its Gaming Law Practice Group. Jeremy focuses his practice on gaming, regulatory and business law, representing casino operators, gaming equipment suppliers, technology providers and financial institutions involved in the gaming and lottery industries. He specializes in gaming-related corporate, regulatory, licensing and compliance matters, with an emphasis on the online and mobile gaming industry. 


VASILIOS CHRISOS, a Principal with PwC's Financial Crimes Unit, has 20+ years experience assisting companies on all aspects of financial crime compliance, AML and sanctions matters. He has assisted casino operators with implementing comprehensive, risk-based AML and sanctions compliance programs, including executing enhanced due diligence for higher-risk patrons and investigating suspicious levels of play. He serves on the Global Advisory Board of the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists.


WILLIAM DOWNEY is Co-chair of Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck's Gaming group, Bill Downey has built a reputation as one of the most respected attorneys in the gaming industry. With more than 25 years of experience in the Atlantic City and Pennsylvania markets, Bill has been counseling mid-Atlantic casinos and other participants in the casino and hospitality industries on the regulatory, corporate and real estate aspects of their ventures. He has extensive experience in the prosecution of license applications before regulatory bodies, operational issues and financing transactions. His unique combination of experience in these areas is beneficial as European companies look to expand and partner with companies in the U.S. .


JON DUFFY is Senior Vice President, Corporate Assurance & Regulatory Affairs at Genting Casinos UK.  Jon is responsible for the Compliance, Security, Surveillance, Anti-Money Laundering and Safer Gambling Departments for Genting UK’s 30+ land-based Casinos.  Jon holds diplomas in both Anti-Money Laundering and Financial Crime prevention, is a member of the Audit Committee for Genting UK, a trustee of the International Association of Gaming Advisors (IAGA) and a member of the International Compliance Associations Global Practitioner Advisory board.


HARPER KO is Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary for Penn National Gaming where she is responsible for all legal matters for Penn, including commercial transactions, litigation matters, corporate governance and securities law and gaming regulatory compliance. Prior to joining Penn, Harper was the Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer – General Counsel and Secretary of Everi Holdings, Inc., where she helped guide the former Global Cash Access through its ongoing transition to a full-service casino gaming equipment and payment solutions provider. 


RUI PINTO PROENCA is a partner at MdME, where he heads the firm’s Corporate|Gaming practice. Rui regularly acts for industry investors, casino operators, equipment manufacturers and gaming promoters in key regional projects. He also assists issuers, sponsors and underwriters in relation to listings of Macau gaming interests with overseas capital markets. Rui has been actively assisting sector players and governments in emerging gaming jurisdictions across the Asia-Pacific region.