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Intercollegiate Athletics Council

Purpose or Function: The Intercollegiate Athletic Council will oversee the intercollegiate athletics issues and serve as the liaison group between intercollegiate athletics and the academic leadership of the institution (i.e., Provost’s Leadership Team and Faculty Senate). As a sub-committee, the Student-Athlete Health and Wellness sub-committee shall serve in an advisory role to the Intercollegiate Athletics Council.  The committee will advise and initiate recommendations to increase preventative, educational, research and collaborative efforts on campus to improve the overall physical and behavioral health of the student-athlete.

Membership: The President selects members. All appointments to the council shall be for a term of three years, with the exception of the student member whose term will be for one year. The voting membership consists of the following: two faculty members from each college; two student members; the Athletic Certification Officer; three ex-officio (voting) members (the Provost, the Vice President for Student Engagement and Success or designee and the Vice President for Finance and Administration or designee), and an alumni representative. Non-voting membership includes the following: the Director of Recreational Sports, the Vice President for Institutional Advancement, the Vice President for Enrollment Management, and a member-at-large.  The number of non-voting representatives may be increased.

Chair:  Appointed by the President

Responsible University Official: Director of Athletics

Name

Membership

Term

Voting Members

Albrecht, Don

Vice President for Student Engagement and Success

N/A

Phillips, Clarenda

Provost & Vice President for Academic Affairs

N/A

Torres, Rebecca

Associate Vice President for Finance & Comptroller

N/A

Mahdy, Ahmed

Vice President for Research and Innovation

N/A

Chapa, Melissa

Athletics Certification Representative

N/A

Deis, Don

Faculty Athletic Representative

May - 2018

Dewbre, Jerry

Community Outreach Representative

May - 2021

Cantu, Ed

Alumni Representative

May - 2021

Housler, Denise

Alumni Representative

May - 2021

TBD - Fall 2019

Student Athlete

May - 2020

TBD - Fall 2019

Student Athlete

May - 2020

Roberto, Katherine

College of Business Faculty Representative

May - 2022

Zeidan, Rabih

College of Business Faculty Representative

May - 2020

Kouzekanani, Kamiar

College of Education & Human Development Faculty Representative

May - 2021

Newmire, Daniel

College of Education & Human Development Faculty Representative

May - 2021

Huerta, Juan Carlos

College of Liberal Arts Faculty Representative

May - 2021

Iyescas, Kenneth

College of Liberal Arts Faculty Representative

May - 2020

Deis, Kathy

College of Nursing & Health Science Faculty Representative

May - 2020

Harrel, Catherine

College of Nursing & Health Science Faculty Representative

May - 2022

Baca, Jose

College of Science & Engineering Faculty Representative

May - 2021

Pollack, Jennifer

College of Science & Engineering Faculty Representative

May - 2020

Johnson, Rachel

University College Faculty Representative

May - 2021

 

Non-voting Members

Palumbo, Jon

Athletic Director

N/A

Baker, Jennifer

Director, Athletic Academic Services

N/A 

Cox, Rachel

Director, Disability Services

N/A

Benoit, Andy

Vice President for Enrollment Management

N/A

Vacant

Associate Athletic Director

N/A

Vacant

Assistant Athletic Director of Compliance

N/A

Harrison, Franklin

Director of Recreational Sports

N/A

Nodarse Barrera, Jaime (Acting)

Vice President for Institutional Advancement

N/A

Sanford, Amy Aldridge

Associate Provost

N/A

Gomez, Elizabeth "Lizzie"

Associate Athletic Director Budget & Operations / Senior Women's Administrator

N/A

Walker, Angela

Associate Dean of Students

N/A

Vacant

Assistant Vice President for Institutional Advancement

N/A

Vacant

SAAC President

N/A

Garcia, Sarina

SGA President

May - 2020

Last Updated: 10/10/2019