Ronald Baynes speaking at the Chattahoochee River Club

Press Release

COLUMBUS, GA- National Football League Supervisor of Officials, Ron Baynes will be speaking on Wednesday, February 3rd at The Chattahoochee River Club with hors d'oeuvres and social hour beginning at 6:30 pm.  This event is sponsored by the Columbus Phenix City Auburn Club and is open to the public.  Baynes has been in his current position with the NFL since 2001.  He was an On Field Official for the NFL from 1987 – 2000 when he was promoted to his current position.  Baynes officiated two Super Bowls and officiated for AFC or NFC Championship Games.

Baynes will be discussing his experiences as an NFL Supervisor and his time officiating in the NFL.  He will also be discussing  his 12 years as a Southeastern Conference official prior to entering the NFL.  Baynes played football, basketball and baseball at Auburn University being coached by the legendary Ralph "Shug" Jordan.  He was the recipient of many awards and honors for his athletic ability.  He went on to be named Head Football Coach at the age of 24 at Selma High School.

In addition we will be working on having someone give us a brief SEC recruiting update.

This event is open to the public.  You may make reservations and pay by credit card at  The cost of this event is $15.00 a person.  Reservation Deadline is January 29, 2010.  Business Casual Attire is Required.

Source: Columbus Phenix City Auburn Club