Vanessa Fuchs has been promoted to the role of senior associate athletic director/senior woman administrator at Florida State University. Fuchs has served as the department’s associate athletic director for compliance since 2010.
Northwest Conference Commissioner Wendy Guthrie led planning of the NWC Identity & Integration Institute, funded in part by the NCAA Strategic Initiatives Grant awarded to conferences for the purpose of providing programming related to social responsibility and integration. Judy Sweet, NACWAA Lifetime Achievement award winner and former senior vice president of the NCAA, served as a guest speaker at the event.
Rebecca Hall has been named Oglethorpe University director of athletics. She formerly was the assistant athletics director and senior woman administrator at Wittenberg University.
Terri Steeb-Gronau, NCAA director of Division II, has been chosen as the 2011-12 recipient of the Division II Conference Commissioners’ Association’s Award of Merit. The Award of Merit is the DII CCA’s highest honor presented and is reserved for those who have made the most exceptional contributions to the entire Division II membership and student-athletes.
The National Association for Athletics Compliance (NAAC) named Julie Cromer, senior associate athletics director at Indiana University, recipient of its 2012 Frank Kara Leadership Award, and Carmen Leeds, senior associate athletics director/internal operations/SWA at Emporia State University, recipient of its 2012 Division II Excellence Award.
Kudos to each of you on these amazing accomplishments!
A warm welcome to our eight newest NACWAA members:
Renee Patrice Breault, Head Athletic Trainer/SWA, Johnson State College
Christine Dizon, Director of Women’s Basketball Operations, Loyola University Chicago
Scott Gines, Vice President Institutional Advancement, Texas A&M University – Kingsville
Erin Hiltner, Assistant Commissioner, Great Lakes Valley Conference
Portia Jones, Graduate Assistant – Women’s Basketball, University of Indianapolis
Madison Maddox, Internship Advisor, Career Athletes, LLC
Emily Newsome, Business Office Manager, Illinois State University
Tracy Randall-Loose, Head Athletic Trainer, Wilson College
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