The Sports Information Directors from each NAIA institution comprise the members of NAIA-SIDA, which works to develop agendas and policies within the NAIA.

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2016-17 Board

President - Cindy Potter, Columbia (Mo.) (2014-17)
First Vice President - Aaron Sagraves, Cornerstone (Mich.) (2014-17)
Second Vice President - Chris Wells, Lindsey Wilson (Ky.) (2016-19)
At-Large (2 year term) - Tyler Price, Baker (Kan.) (2015-17)
At-Large (2-year term) - Mike Safford, College of Idaho (2015-17) 
At-Large (2-year term) - Brad Cygan, Missouri Baptist (2016-18)
At-Large (2-year term) - Rob Huizenga, Saint Xavier (Ill.) (2016-18)
Past President - Jay Stancil, Union (Ky.) (2014-17)

2013 NAIA-SIDA Business Meeting Notes (PDF)
2014 NAIA-SIDA Business Meeting Notes (PDF)

2016-17 Committees

Committee on Committees
The Committee on Committees will be made up of the NAIA-SIDA Board and will be responsible for determining the committees needed to help the organization to function effectively. This committee is also responsible for assigning committee chairpersons and for the recruitment of new committee members based on the needs of each committee.

New Media Committee
Board Liaison - Tyler Price, Baker (Kan.) (  
Co-Chair - Damian Alexander, Flordia Memorial (
Co-Chair - Habtom Keleta, Dillard (La.) (
The New Media Committee will serve to educate members on the emerging new media platforms, providing best practices and continuing education opportunities to assist in maximizing the technologies and resources available on each campus. Key mediums such as Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, podcasts, live video streaming, and blogs will be the focus of the New Media Committee. 

History, Records & Honors Committee
Board Liaison - Jay Stancil, Union (Ky.) (
Chair - Eric Montgomery, Heart of America Athletic Conference (
The History, Records & Honors Committee will work together with the NAIA National Office to gather historical information into a useful format that will then be used to compile national records. The committee will also make recommendations to the National Office regarding official NAIA honors.

Branding Committee 
Board Liaison - Mike Safford, College of Idaho (
Chair - Donnie Smith, Southeastern (Fla.) (  
The Branding Committee works on behalf of NAIA-SIDA to assist in the development of strategic communication plans to help execute the branding and marketing strategies developed by the committee and the NAIA National Office.

Workshop Committee
Board Liaison - Aaron Sagraves, Cornerstone (Mich.) (
Chair - Aaron Sagraves, Cornerstone (Mich.) (
The Workshop Committee plans and implements programming for the annual NAIA-SIDA workshop and is chaired by the NAIA-SIDA board's vice president. The committee also works closely with the NAIA National Office to stay within a reasonable budget for workshop costs.

Publications Committee 
Board Liaison - Rob Huizenga, Saint Xavier (Ill.) (
Co-Chair - Tim Shay, Northwestern Ohio ( - Print Publications
Co-Chair - Zach Shore, Lewis-Clark State (Idaho) ( - Digital Media 
The Publications Committee orchestrates the annual NAIA-SIDA publications contest, helping to secure contest coordinators and judges, as well as supplying the NAIA National Office with lists of award winners. The committee also searches for and considers new ideas for potential items to be added to the slate of NAIA-SIDA publications categories.

Statistical Committee
Board Liaison - Brad Cygan, Missouri Baptist (
Co-Chair - Jo Jo Freeman, Cumberland (Tenn) (
Co-Chair - Ed Cassiere, Xavier (La.) (
The NAIA-SIDA Statistical Committee focuses on accurate, timely statistical record keeping through monitoring statistics reported by NAIA institutions and by educating NAIA sports information departments on best practices, tips and statistical techniques.