(Bylaws, Article 15.1)
Membership of Athletic board
The Athletic Board is directly responsible to the president of the university.
It shall consist of a faculty chair appointed by the president, a president's
representative who shall carry an academic appointment, and the following members who, with the exception of faculty members, shall be appointed by the
president from at least two nominees for each position to be filled, such nominees to be submitted to the president as indicated:
One faculty member from the College of Law and the University Libraries
to be selected by the faculty of that college and one faculty member from
the other degree-granting colleges selected by that respective college council;
Two students nominated by the Student Association with two colleges represented;
One male and one female student athlete nominated respectively by the male
and female student athletic groups in elections conducted during the spring
semester by the Student Association election commissioner;
One member of the Alumni Association from those nominated by the Alumni Association;
One member of the operating staff from those nominated by the Operating Staff Council;
One member of the supportive professional staff from nominees by the Supportive Professional Staff Council;
One nonvoting member from the Huskie Club from those nominated by the Huskie Club.
In addition, the faculty representative to the National Collegiate Athletic
Association, the director of athletics, and the University General Counsel
shall be ex
officio, nonvoting members.
With the exception of student representatives, members shall serve three-year
staggered terms. Student members shall be nominated and appointed annually.
All members shall be eligible for reappointment.
Vitae outlining qualifications for and interest in serving on the board
will accompany all nominations submitted to the president. In making the
president shall assure equitable representation of qualified men and women on the board.
B. The duties of the Athletic Board shall include the following:
1. The board shall assume responsibility for directing
the policies through which intercollegiate athletics, both men's and women's
programs, shall function as
a university activity.
2. The board shall assure equity between men's and women's intercollegiate athletic programs.
3. The board and the athletic director shall assume
the following responsibilities relative to the preparation and submission
of budgets for the operation of the
a. The athletic director shall prepare budgets
of finances needed to operate the programs; the budgets shall include intercollegiate
recommendations concerning amounts to be assigned to various sports, administrative, and support activities. The budgets shall be submitted in
writing to the Athletic Board. Copies of the complete budgets shall go to all coaches prior to submission to the Athletic Board.
b. The coaches of the various sports shall appear
before the Athletic Board, at the request of the board or at their own
request, to explain budget items
before the budgets are approved by the board and submitted to the president and the president's staff. Any major changes in the budgets shall be
approved by the Athletic Board.
c. The athletic director shall submit to the Athletic Board an accounting of all funds received and expended.
4. The board shall approve all intercollegiate schedules.
5. The board shall approve all intercollegiate games and meets not on the regular schedule.
6. The board shall approve all awards, the type
of awards, and the cost of awards; it shall assume responsibility in matters
relating to eligibility, travel, medical
responsibility, public relations, ticket sales, seating accommodations, and other items dealing with intercollegiate athletic programs.
7. Minutes shall be kept of all board meetings.
8. The board shall distribute minutes and reports
to University Council members. Substantive changes in policy shall be submitted
to the University Council for
approval. Approved minutes shall be deposited in the University Archives.
|Faculty Chair||*Earl Seaver||*Terry Bishop|
|Presidential Appointment||Robert Wheeler||Earl Seaver|
|Business||Richard Dowen||#Harry Wright|
|Education||Keith Lambrecht||Paul Carpenter||Paul Carpenter||Paul Carpenter|
|Engineering & Eng. Tech||Earl Hansen||Earl Hansen||Earl Hansen||Earl Hansen|
|Health and Human Sciences||Nancy Nuzzo||#Josephine Umoren|
|Law||John Walton||#John Walton||John Walton|
|Liberal Arts & Sciences||Ray Tourville||Ray Tourville||Ray Tourville||Ray Tourville|
|University Libraries||Nestor Osorio||T. J. Lusher||T. J. Lusher||T. J. Lusher|
|Visual & Performing Arts||Paul Bauer||Paul Bauer||Paul Bauer|
|Student Athlete (male)||Joe True|
|Student Athlete (female)||Tara Hawkins|
|Alumni Association||David LaCerra||David LaCerra|
|^ Huskie Club||Brian Scholle||Robert Beatty|
|Operating Staff||Marcia Dick||Marcia Dick||Marcia Dick|
|Supportive Professional Staff||Ronald Short||Ronald Short||Ronald Short|
|+ Director of Athletics||Cary Groth||Cary Groth|
|+ Faculty Representative to NCAA||Ray Dembinski||Janet Rintala|
|+ University General Counsel or designee||George Shur||Ken Davidson/Kathy Rettig|
|+ Minority Representative if needed||Nolan Davis||Nolan Davis|
|SA Students (2)||Brent