Athletics Council

CONTACT INFORMATION

For the person completing this report.

David Keys

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INFORMATION ABOUT THE BOARD

Official Name of the Board

Athletics Council

Effective date of establishment

on or about 2006

Authorized by

Provost

Board Reports To (if applicable)

Provost

Scope of Impact

Campus

Type of Board

Standing

Purpose

Review and comment on activities of the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics in consultation with the Athletic Director

Authority

advisory body reporting to the Provost

MEMBERSHIP

What is the process for selecting a chair?

Vote of the assembled quorum.

Chair for 2017-18 Academic Year

Name

David Keys

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Co-Chair for 2017-18 Academic Year

Co-chair Name

David Keely

Co-chair Email

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Chair for 2018-19 Academic Year

Name

David Keys

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Co-Chair for 2018-19 Academic Year

Additional Membership Details

Members are appointed by

By Position

Position appointment description

Appointments are made on the basis of membership within a given body (e.g. Employee Council, Faculty Senate...student government, Associated Students of NMSU) in a voluntary manner.

Is membership representative?

Yes

Please describe how the membership is representative.

Faculty, staff, and students are all represented.

What university function/office is responsible for appointments?

Appointments are made from Employee Council, Faculty Senate...student government, Associated Students of NMSU

What are the terms of appointment?

three year terms

Are terms staggered?

Yes

Are members subject to reappointment?

Yes

Please explain the conditions under which members are subject to reappointment.

Each Fall the council is constituted from the constituent groups (e.g. Employee Council, Faculty Senate...student government, Associated Students of NMSU), a chair is elected for the year, and business is outlined by consensus and advise from the ex officio members.

What is the process for filling vacant positions?

Constituent groups (Employee Council, Faculty Senate...student government, Associated Students of NMSU) nominate or [re]nominate.

Member List
Name Title Member Type
Ben Widner PhD Voting Member
Jerry Hawkes PhD Voting Member
Spencer Herrera PhD Voting Member
David Rockstraw PhD Voting Member
Keith Mandabach PhD Voting Member
David Keys PhD Voting Member
James Peach PhD Voting Member
Donovan Olvera Student Voting Member
Satya Rao Student Voting Member
David Keely PhD Voting Member
Mario Moccia Athletic Director Non-voting Member
Braun Cartwright Asst. AD Non-voting Member
James Hall Asst. AD Non-voting Member
MEETINGS & ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT

What university office/function provides administrative support to this board?

President/NCAA

What are the requirements for the number of meetings to be held annually?

No explicit requirements

Was the requirement for the number of meetings met?

Yes

List of Meeting Dates

September 20, 2017
October 30, 2017
April 18, 2018

Major Accomplishments

1. Elected a chairperson, David Keys.
2. Hearing the activities and financial reports of the Athletic Director and added details from the Assistant ADs.
3. Reports from chairperson and members on the annual meetings of National Student-Athletics representatives, NCAA, COIA.
4. Considered a proposal (from Chair) on potential Faculty Senate proposal for an "Athletic Activities" minor course of study. (Report and proposal from University of North Carolina athletic representative). The council did not achieve a resolution on this issue and it was carried over to the 2018-2019 year.
5. Ongoing review of community relations, recruiting, and advertising of Athletic Department events and existing calendars.
6. As a council, offering opinions, views, and recommendations on university events (Chancellor search, financial redistribution of monies) and policies as they occur.
7. Hearing student reactions and interests on the budget, athletic activities, and planning.


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