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Northeastern University has named Regina Sullivan the executive senior associate director of athletics and senior woman administrator. She previously served as senior associate director of athletics at the University of Minnesota. Read more

Brooke Croshier-Sidebotham has been named assistant athletics director for facilities and operations at the University of Northern Iowa. We was formerly associate director of event management at Iowa State University. Read more

Jacqie Carpenter, CIAA; Vicky Chun, Colgate University; and Lynn Hickey, University of Texas at San Antonio, have been recognized as 2013 Game Changers by the Sports Business Journal for making a difference in the sports industry. Read more

The University of Delaware's Samantha K. Huge has been tabbed to take on added responsibilities, including managing special projects involving athletics, development, legal and regulatory compliance, and facilities planning.  Her new title will be deputy director of intercollegiate athletics and recreation services and special assistant to the president. Read more

Jackie Paquette has been promoted from assistant sports information director/senior woman administrator, has been promoted to assistant athletic director and senior woman administrator for student support and sports information at the University of Indianapolis. Read more

Tracey Hathaway has been hired as compliance officer and assistant academic advisor at the University of Massachusetts Boston. She was formerly senior woman administrator and assistant athletic director at Concordia University Texas. Read more

Kaitlin (Burud) Leach has accepted the position of associate athletic director/senior women's administrator at Earlham College. She was formerly associate director of athletics/sports information director/senior women's administrator at the College of Saint Elizabeth. Read more

Kudos to each of you!

A warm welcome to the 82 newest NACWAA members:

Troy Arthur - Director of Academic and Membership Affairs, NCAA
Alexandra Assimon - Communications intern, NCAA
Nitra Avrery - Chief Financial Officer, Southwestern Athletic Conference
Elizabeth Beadle - Executive Affairs intern, NCAA
Jennifer Ann Beasley - Associate Director, NCAA
Unity Beddingfield - Head Women's Soccer Coach/Event Coordinator, Sarah Lawrence College
Lydia Bell - Associate Director of Research, NCAA
Mary Berdo - Assistant Director of Championships and Alliances, NCAA
Jenny Brennan - Director of Athletics, Concord Academy
Natalie Brock - Assistant Softball Coach, University of Missouri-Kansas City
Lauren Brosamer - Assistant Director for Marketing, University of San Diego
Yolanda Bruce Brooks – Psychologist, Sports  Life Transitions
Faye Brown - Assistant Director of Championships and Alliances, NCAA
Kelly Brummett - Assistant Director of Academic and Membership Affairs, NCAA
Emily Capehart - Assistant Director of Academic and Membership Affairs, NCAA
Katie Carls - Coordinator of Championships and Alliances, NCAA
Moly-Kate Carven - Student           
Kelsey Cermak - Coordinator of Championships and Alliances, NCAA
Lauren Chapman - Governance intern, NCAA
Jennifer Childress - Head Women's Basketball Coach, Pacific Lutheran University
Alicia Clintron - Graduate Research Assistant, University of Louisville
Jenny Collins - Assistant Director of Academic Review, NCAA
Jordan Confessore - Director of Women's Basketball Operations, Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference
Zandria Conyers - Director of Legal Affairs/Associate General Counsel, NCAA
Tiffany  Daniels - Associate Commissioner/SWA, Southeastern Conference
Libby Ebelhar - Administrative Services intern, NCAA
Anna Fukunaga - Assistant Athletic Trainer, Pacific Lutheran University
Kelsie Gory - Championships intern, NCAA
Staci Gustafson - Associate Athletic Director/SWA, Santa Clara University
Latisha Hanna - Communications Assistant, Southwestern Athletic Conference
Lauren Harkins - Student (Intern), University Louisville
Peel Hawthorne - Associate Athletic Director for Student Services/SWA, The College of William & Mary
Sarah Hebel - Marketing & Social Media Coordinator, Pacific Lutheran University
Jana Hogenson - Assistant to the Athletic Director, Rutgers University-Newark
Kelsey Holmes - Athletic Wellness Liaison Graduate Assistant, James Madison University
Amanda Hopkins - Assistant Director of Compliance & Student-Athlete Well-Being, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
Kristin Hoskinson - SWA, Spring Hill College
Isabelle Ignacio - Executive Assistant, West Coast Conference
Kristen Jacob Smith - Assistant Director, NCAA
Brittney Jones - Communications Assistant, Southwestern Athletic Conference
Marie-Therese Joyce - Conference USA
Jillian Kalvik - Head Women's Volleyball Coach/Operations Coordinator, Sarah Lawrence College
Kristi Kennedy - Assistant Director/Business Analyst of Operations, NCAA
Tania Kennedy - Director of Championships, Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference
Erin Kiser - Assistant Athletic Director Marketing & Promotions, California State University, Northridge
Kelly Korras - Compliance Coordinator, California State University, Northridge
Erin Kraebber - Coordinator of Championships and Alliances, NCAA
Paia LaPalombara - Enforcement intern, NCAA
Lindsay Laurent - Director of Sales & Marketing, Stroh Center, Bowling Green State University
Melody Lawrence - Assistant Director, NCAA
Kevin Lennon - Vice President for Academic and Membership Affairs, NCAA
Madge Makowske - Associate Athletic Director/SWA, St. Catherine University
Marybeth Maneen - Senior Academic Counselor for Athletics, University of Massachusetts, Boston
Jamie Mera - Eligibility Center intern, NCAA
Kristina Minor - Enforcement intern, NCAA
Nancy Mitchell - Partner/Consultant, Strategic Edge Athletic Consulting, LLC
Emily Nagi - Coordinator of Customer Service, NCAA
Fatema Noor - Executive Assistant to the Athletic Director, California State University, Northridge
Jeannie Ortiz - Assistant Director of Academic and Membership Affairs, NCAA
Lynnea Phillips - Inclusion and Leadership Development Intern, NCAA
Stacey Preston - Director of Communications -- Strategic Initiatives, NCAA
Stephanie Quigg - Director of Academic & Membership Affairs, NCAA
Raven Richardson - Retail    
Jalessa Rhoden - Championships intern, NCAA
Megan Ryther - Assistant Director of Academic & Membership Affairs, NCAA
Becca Savolainen - Graduate Assistant, University of Central Florida
Dara Schnoll - Intern, The Ohio State University
Elizabeth Sellers – Coordinator, NCAA
Jacqueline Singh – Director, NCAA
Ashley Smith - Championships intern, NCAA
Ebony Strong - Coordinator of Championships and Alliances, NCAA
Dana Thomas - Director of Web Communications, NCAA
Yvonne Thompson - Coordinator of High School Review, NCAA
Danielle Thorpe - Compliance Services Coordinator, Southwestern Athletic Conference
Danielle Upham - Event Management Graduate Assistant, Louisiana State University
Anne Valihura - Assistant Director of Championships and Alliances, NCAA
Marloes van der Leeuw - Compliance Coordinator, Simon Fraser University
Emily Watts - Communications intern, NCAA
DeAnna Wiley - Academic and membership affairs intern, NCAA
Nicole Wright - Championships intern, NCAA
Rachel Wright - Graduate Assistant for External Relations, Bowling Green State University
Amelia Zwecher - Professor/ PhD Student  

Welcome! We are thrilled to have you.

Have a member Shout Out or news to share? Email it to Annie Butts at abutts@nacwaa.org to include in a future blog post.

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