(Bylaws, Article 15.1)

Membership of Athletic board

A.     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 each of
                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 appointments, 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 sports with
                        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 Moynihan
Brooke Robinson
Craig Marcus
Eric Johnson
                 * Chair
                 + Ex officio, nonvoting
                  ^ Nonvoting
                  #J. Umoren completes term of N. Nuzzo
                  #M. Morris serves Spring 2004 for J. Walton (sabbatical)
                  #H. Wright completes term of R. Dowen