• Alberto Riveron leaving referee post to become senior director of officials

    Summary of 2 articles · Updated Feb 19, 2013
    The NFL has promoted Alberto Riveron, the league's first Hispanic referee, to senior director of officiating. Riveron had been a referee since the 2008 season, moving up to the lead job after four years as a side judge. of officiating Carl Johnson is moving back to a referee job as the league’s first full-time official in 2013 in a reverse trip from office to field to the one Riveron is making. The 52-year-old Riveron takes the newly created position as second in command of the department under new vice p...