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NAIA Strategic Plan

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2016 Fall Agenda 
 

Chief executive officers of NAIA institutions are critical to the success of the organization. They assume active leadership roles in governance affairs within each conference and are major advocates for the unique approach that the NAIA takes to college athletics.

The Council of Presidents (COP) is composed of institutional chief executive officers elected to represent conferences, independent institutions and members at-large. 

COUNCIL OF PRESIDENTS EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE — January 1-December 31, 2016

John Reynders, Chair
President
Morningside College, Iowa

Maggie Huber
President
Presentation College, South Dakota
 

Paul Ague
President
San Diego Christian

 

Kent Henning, Chair-Elect
President
Grand View University, Iowa

Arthur E. Snyder
President
Indiana Tech University

Arvid Johnson
President
University of St. Francis, Illinois
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Jim Carr
President & CEO
NAIA Staff Liaison

   

COUNCIL OF PRESIDENTS 

American Midwest Conference

Dr. Dianne Lynch

Stephens College,  MO

Appalachian Athletic Conference

Dr. Bill Greer

Milligan College, TN

At-Large

Mr. Kent Henning

Grand View University, IA

At-Large

Dr. John Reynders

Morningside College, IA

At-Large

Dr. Art Snyder

Indiana Institute of Technology, IN

California Pacific Conference

Dr. Frank Ayers

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, AZ

Cascade Collegiate Conference

Dr. Andrea Cook

Warner Pacific College, OR

Central States Football League

Dr. Kermit Bridges

Southwestern Assemblies of God University, TX

Chicagoland College Athletic Conference

Dr. Arvid Johnson

University of Saint Francis, IL

Crossroads League

Mr. Dan Elsener

Marian University, IN

Frontier Conference

Dr. Don Blackketter

Montana Tech of the University of Montana, MT

Golden State Athletic Conference

Dr. Paul Ague

San Diego Christian College, CA

Great Plains Athletic Conference

Dr. Amy Novak

Dakota Wesleyan University, SD

Gulf Coast Athletic Conference

Vacant

 

Heart of America Athletic Conference

Dr. Ron Slepitza

Avila University, MO

Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference

Dr. Jules Glanzer

Tabor College, KS

Mid-South Conference

Dr. Larry Cockrum

University of the Cumberlands, KY 

North Star Athletic Association

Dr. Margaret Huber

Presentation College, SD

Red River Athletic Conference

Dr. Lester Newman

Jarvis Christian College, TX

River States Conference Dr. Ray Wallace  Indiana University Southeast, IN 

Sooner Athletic Conference

Dr. Chip Pollard

John Brown University, AR

Southern States Athletic Conference

Dr. Tommy King

William Carey University, MS

The Sun Conference

Dr. Al Panu

University of South Carolina Beaufort, SC

Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference

Mr. Curt Gielow

Concordia University, MI