Governance

NAIA Council & Committee Directory (updated 10-08-13)

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COUNCILS

Broad policy for the NAIA is developed through governing councils comprising campus administrators and faculty members representing the affiliated conferences and independent institutions.

Council of Presidents (COP)

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National Coordinating Committee (NCC)
The National Coordinating Committee provides broad policy oversight and serves as an appellate body to the National Eligibility and Conduct & Ethics Committees.

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National Administrative Council (NAC)

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Council of Faculty Athletics Administrators (CFAR)

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COMMITTEES

NAIA standing committees carry out policies established through the council governance structure on a wide range of topics concerning honors and awards, legislative issues and competitive equity.

Committee on Gender Equity
Works to raise the level of awareness about issues related to women in sport and to facilitate the advancement of both men and women in sport and in the governance of all phases of the NAIA

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Competitive Experience Committee
Has oversight of the operations and policies of the NAIA National Eligibility Center and reviews appeals related to eligibility determinations

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Conduct and Ethics Committee
Reviews and acts upon cases involving violations of the NAIA Code of Ethics and other NAIA policies and regulations

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Constitution and Bylaws Committee
Reviews the Constitution and Bylaws and evaluates any proposed amendments to those governing documents 

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Hall of Fame and Honors Committee
Reviews the Association's recognition and awards programs and recommends changes, where appropriate, to the National Administrative Council.

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National Eligibility Committee
Responsible for the disposition of all eligibility cases, problems or interpretations and develops a national program of rules and standards

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Stay in the Game poster
for student-athletes
 
What do student-athletes need to do to maintain their eligibility? A new poster for faculty athletics representatives highlights the key requirements.
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