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Committee Vacancies

Updated June 3, 2020

Note: To be eligible to serve on a divisional cabinet or committee, or as a divisional representative on an Association-wide or common committee, an individual must be salaried on a regular basis by an institution or conference in the same division and perform a regular staff function representing at least 50 percent of the normal workload for a staff member at that institution or conference, unless otherwise specified.

The NCAA is soliciting nominations for the following committee vacancies. Individuals with regional advisory committee (RAC) experience are encouraged to submit nominations for sports committees with RACs:

Division I

For information about the responsibilities of the committee, please contact the staff contact for each respective committee. For questions about the nomination process, please contact Jen Roe.

Deadline: June 29, 2020

The NCAA is soliciting nominations for the following January 2021 committee vacancies. 

  • Division I Initial-Eligibility Waivers Committee – staff contact: Libby Padgitt. The NCAA is seeking one campus administrator with experience supporting students with education-impacting disabilities (e.g., academic support services) for the education-impacting disability subcommittee; one campus administrator with experience involving international students (e.g., academic evaluations, admissions) for the international subcommittee; and three campus administrators with initial-eligibility certification experience for the core course and GPA/transcript change subcommittees. Please designate on the nomination form if an individual is being nominated for a specific subcommittee.

Deadline: June 22, 2020

  •  – staff contact: Lynne Andrew. One vacancy; Barb Jacobs is retiring. Individual must have Division I women’s basketball officiating expertise. The following conferences are currently represented on the committee and are therefore not eligible for consideration: Atlantic Coast Conference, Big East Conference, Big Sky Conference, Big Ten Conference, Colonial Athletic Association, Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference, Pac-12 Conference, West Coast Conference.

Deadline: June 19, 2020

  • – staff contact: Charnele Kemper. One immediate vacancy. Administrator. The following conferences are currently represented and therefore not eligible for consideration: Big East Conference, Big Ten Conference, Big 12 Conference, Conference USA,  Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference, Southeastern Conference, Southern Conference, Southland Conference, West Coast Conference.

Deadline: June 5, 2020

  • - staff liaison: Ryan Tressel. One September 2020 vacancy. The appointee must be from the ; coach.

Division I nominations must be submitted by a Division I conference. Contact your conference if you are interested in being considered for any Division I committee vacancy.

Division II

For information about the responsibilities of the committee, please contact the staff contact for each respective committee. For questions about the nomination process, please contact Jen Roe.

Deadline: June 15, 2020

  •  – staff liaison – Ryan Tressel. One immediate vacancy, replacing Chas Thompson, who resigned from the committee. Appointee must be from Region 4 (Central Oklahoma, Central Missouri, Drury, Fort Hays State, Kentucky Wesleyan, Lindenwood, Maryville, McKendree, Newman Ouachita Baptist); coach or administrator.

Nomination form:
(The nomination form must be completed within (1) hour or the system will generate an error message)

Please note: This past spring, the NCAA Division II Management Council approved a change to the timeframe a nomination for a NCAA committee vacancy would stay active. Previously, the nomination would remain active for 18-months. New nominations will now remain active for one year. Any previous nominations that are in the system will expire based on their original submission dates.

Division III

For information about the responsibilities of the committee, please contact the staff contact for each respective committee. For questions about the nomination process, please contact Jen Roe.

Deadline: July 17, 2020

The NCAA is soliciting nominations for the following January 2021 committee vacancies. 

  •  – staff contact: Louise McCleary. Six vacancies. Three appointees must be female, and one must be male. One must be an ethnic minority. Two must be director of athletics and/or senior woman administrator.  Committee preference: at least one conference commissioner. Per Bylaw 4.8.1 – Composition – The Management Council shall be comprised of chancellors or presidents, athletics direct reports (non-presidents or chancellors with oversight of intercollegiate athletics), faculty athletics representatives, directors of athletics, senior woman administrators, conference representatives and student-athletes from the Division III Student-Athlete Advisory Committee. The following conferences are currently represented on the Council and are therefore not eligible for consideration: Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference, American Rivers Conference, Centennial Conference, City University of New York Athletic, Commonwealth Coast Conference, Great Northeast Conference, Liberty League, Little East Conference, Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference, Midwest Conference, New England Small College Athletic Conference, Ohio Athletic Conference, Presidents’ Athletic Conference, Southern Athletic Conference, Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference, University Athletic Conference, Upper Midwest Athletic Conference, USA South Athletic Conference, Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.
  •  – staff contact: Eric Hartung. Two vacancies. No other restrictions. The following conferences are currently represented on the committee and are therefore not eligible for consideration: Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference, Centennial Conference, Little East Conference,  Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference, Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association, Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, Middle Atlantic Conference, New England Small College Athletic Conference, North Coast Athletic Conference, Northern Athletic Collegiate Conference, Northwest Conference, USA South Athletic Conference.
  •  – staff contact: Wendy Walters. One vacancy. No restrictions. The following conferences are currently represented on the committee and are therefore not eligible for consideration: American Southwest Conference, Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference, New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference, Southern Collegiate Conference.
  •  – staff contact: Jeff Myers. One vacancy. Appointee must be male. The following conferences are currently represented and are therefore not eligible for consideration: American Collegiate Athletic Association, Colonial States Athletic Conference, New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference, State University of New York Athletic Conference, St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, University Athletic Association, Upper Midwest Conference.
  •  – staff contact: Eric Hartung. One vacancy. Appointee must be a conference administrator. No other restrictions. The following conferences are currently represented on the committee and are therefore not eligible for consideration: Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference, Atlantic East Conference, Independents, Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference, Midwest Conference, New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference, North Coast Athletic Conference, North Eastern Athletic Conference, Old Dominion Athletic Conference, Skyline Conference.
  •  – staff contact: Jen Roe. One vacancy. Region 3 (Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, North Carolina, Ohio, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia). No other restrictions. The following conferences are currently represented on the committee and are therefore not eligible for consideration: American Collegiate Athletic Conference, American Rivers Conference, Colonial States Conference, Little East Conference, Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference, North Coast Athletic Conference, North Eastern Athletic Conference, Presidents’ Athletic Conference.
  •  – staff contact: Zach Romash. Two vacancies. One appointee must be female. One appointee must be ethnic minority. The following conferences are currently represented on the committee and are therefore not eligible for consideration: American Southwest Conference, Middle Atlantic Conferences, North Coast Athletic Conference, State University of New York Athletic Conference, Upper Midwest Athletic Conference.

Deadline: June 30, 2020

  •  – staff contact:  Marie Scovron. One immediate vacancy, replacing Andriel Doolittle, who resigned from the committee. Appointee must be from the  coach or administrator. The following conferences are already represented on the committee and therefore ineligible for this vacancy: Liberty League; New England Small College Athletic Conference; New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference; New Jersey Athletic Conference; Northwest Conference, Skyline Conference.

Deadline: June 12, 2020

  •  – staff liaison: Andy Supergan. One immediate vacancy, replacing Heather Reinke, who resigned from the committee. Appointee must be an administrator or coach; men’s interest.

Deadline: June 5, 2020

  •  – staff liaison:  Kelly Whitaker. One September 1, 2020 vacancy, replacing Karin Harvey, who resigned from the committee. Appointee must be from the ; coach or administrator.

Nomination form:
(The nomination form must be completed within (1) hour or the system will generate an error message)

Please note: This past spring,  the NCAA Division III Management Council approved a change to the timeframe a nomination for a NCAA committee vacancy would stay active. Previously, the nomination would remain active for two years. New nominations will now remain active for one year. Any previous nominations that are in the system will expire based on their original submission dates.