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NAIA NATIONAL OFFICE

NAIA National Office
1200 Grand Blvd.
Kansas City, MO 64106
Phone: 816.595.8000
Fax: 816.595.8200

LEGISLATIVE/RULES Hotline:
816.595.8180

Business Hours
Monday through Friday
8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. CST

Parking:
Town Pavilion Garage at 13th and Grand

NAIA ELIGIBILITY CENTER

NAIA Eligibility Center Staff
1200 Grand Blvd., Suite 100
Kansas City, MO 64106
Phone: 816.595.8300
Fax: 816.595.8301
Emailecinfo@naia.org 

Mailing Address
NAIA Eligibility Center
P.O. Box 15340
Kansas City, MO 64106

Business Hours
Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. CST

LEADERSHIP

Jim Carr
President & CEO
Jim Carr
816.595.8105
jcarr@naia.org

Scott Harold
VP of Information Technology
Scott Harold
816.595.8126
sharold@naia.org
 

John Leavens
Executive Vice President
John Leavens
816.595.8111
jleavens@naia.org
 
 

Leah McCormack
VP of Eligibility Services
Leah McCormack
816.595.8157
lmack@naia.org

Paige Salveter
VP of Marketing
Paige Salveter
816.595.8147
psalveter@naia.org
 

ADMINISTRATION

Laura Simcox NAIA
Laura Simcox
Director of Human Resources
816.595.8000
lsimcox@naia.org
 

Elizabeth Rine
Elizabeth Rine
Controller
816.595.8131
erine@naia.org
 

Mindy Pinkerton
Mindy Pinkerton
Manager of Executive Services & Business Operations
816.595.8115
mpinkerton@naia.org

Lechelle Carter
Lechelle Carter
Receptionist & Mailroom Coordinator
816.595.8100
lcarter@naia.org
 

ATHLETICS COMMUNICATIONS & MEDIA

Sports news, ratings/statistics, records, research, reporting through NAIA-SIDHelp, DakStats Web Sync, live streaming, video, broadcast rights

Chad Waller
Chad Waller
Director of Athletics Communications & Media
816.595.8119
cwaller@naia.org

Alan Grosbach
Alan Grosbach
Associate Director of Athletics Communications & Media 
816.595.8120
agrosbach@naia.org

Katie Green
Katie Green
Manager of Athletics Communications & Media
816.595.8104
kgreen@naia.org

CAMPUS AND CONFERENCE INITIATIVES

Kevin Dee
Kevin Dee
VP of Campus & Conference Initiatives
816.595.8106
kdee@naia.org

Bob Lade
Bob Lade
Director of Officiating Initiatives
816.595.8116
blade@naia.org

Chesney Sallee
Chesney Sallee
Director of Membership Services
816.595.8114
csallee@naia.org
 

Julie McCollum
Julie McCollum
Director of Membership Sales & Services
816.595.8121
jmccollum@naia.org

CHAMPIONSHIPS

Championship Host Bid Process, Merchandise Program, Declaration of Intent to Participate, Postseason Tournament Plans

Leigh Schenck
Leigh Schenck
VP of Business & Product Development
816.595.8187
lschenck@naia.org
 

Mike Higgins
Mike Higgins
Director of Championships
816.595.8000
mhiggins@naia.org
 

Austin Bennett
Austin Bennett
Director of NAIA Showcase
816.595.8109
abennett@naia.org

Dustin Wilke
Dustin Wilke
Associate Director of Championship Administration
816.595.8161
dwilke@naia.org
Women's Volleyball, Women's DI Basketball, Women's Golf, Men's & Women's Lacrosse

Marc Burchard
Marc Burchard
Championship Event Manager
816.595.8153
mburchard@naia.org
Women's Soccer, Wrestling, Men's DII Basketball, Tennis 


Hannah Harmon
Championship Event Manager
816.595.8156
hharmon@naia.org
Cross Country, Track & Field, Competitive Cheer & Dance


Kelli Briscoe
Championship Event Manager
816.595.8141
kbriscoe@naia.org
Football, Women's DII Basketball, Baseball, Men's Volleyball


Bryton Curtis
Championship Event Manager
816.595.8122
bcurtis@naia.org 
Men's Soccer, Men's & Women's Swimming & Diving, Men's DI Basketball, Men's Golf


Kylee Timberlake
Championships Coordinator
816.595.8127
ktimberlake@naia.org 
Men's DI Basketball


Dan Robinson
Championship Event Manager
816.595.8129
drobinson@naia.org 
Women's DI Basketball
Women’s Volleyball

ELIGIBILITY SERVICES

Questions about NAIA Eligibility Center determinations and NAIA eligibility and transfer rules.
ELIGIBILITY SERVICES HOTLINE 816.595.8300


Leah McCormack
VP of Eligibility Services
816.595.8157
lmack@naia.org
 

Ellen Ramsey
Ellen Ramsey
Associate Director of Eligibility Services, Learning and Performance
816.595.8162
eramsey@naia.org 

Erin Channell
Erin Channell
Associate Director of Eligibility Services, Business Process
816.595.8332
echannell@naia.org

Josh Bohr
Josh Bohr
Team Lead of Foundations
816.595.8300
jbohr@naia.org
 

Danielle Wong
Danielle Wong
Team Lead of International
816.595.8300
dwong@naia.org 

Garrett Seelinger
Garrett Seelinger
Team Lead of InCred and Manager of International Eligibilty Services
816.595.8300
gseelinger@naia.org

Abbey Risenhoover
Abbey Risenhoover
Team Lead of Eligibility Services
816.595.8342
alewis@naia.org
 

Samuel White
Samuel White
Team Lead of Eligibility Services, Customer Relations
816.595.8300
swhite@naia.org

Taryn Dickerson
Taryn Dickerson
Manager of Eligibility Services, Foundations
816.595.8300
tdickerson@naia.org

Dustin Howard
Dustin Howard
Manager of Eligibility Services
816.595.8300
dhoward@naia.org
 
 
 

Marc Plummer
Marc Plummer
Manager of Eligibility Services
816.595.8300
mplummber@naia.org
 
 
 

Amanda Scheier
Amanda Scheier
Manager of Eligibility Services, Customer Relations
816.595.8300
ascheier@naia.org
 
 
 

Josh Smith
Josh Smith
Manager of Eligibility Services, International
816.595.8300
jsmith@naia.org

Patricia Souza
Patricia Souza
Manager of Eligilbility Services, International

816.595.8300
psouza@naia.org

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Scott Harold
Scott Harold
Vice President of IT
816.595.8126
sharold@naia.org

Tony Bybee
Tony Bybee
Director of Technology & Operations
816.595.8102
tbybee@naia.org

Jerry Phelps
Jerry Phelps
IT Support
816.595.8113
jphelps@naia.org
 

Kevin Ku
Kevin Ku
Director of Business Intelligence
816.595.8134
kku@naia.org 

LEGISLATIVE SERVICES

Questions about exceptional ruling requests, medical hardship requests, eligibility interpretations and rules from the NAIA Official/ Policy Handbook
LEGISLATIVE SERVICES HOTLINE: 816.595.8180

Brenda White
Brenda White
Associate Director of Legislative Services
816.595.8180
legislative@naia.org

Lendsey Thomson
Lendsey Thomson
Manager of Legislative Services

816.595.8180
legislative@naia.org

Jared Shafer
Jared Shafer
Legislative Services Intern
816.595.8180
legislative@naia.org
 

MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS

Paige Salveter
Paige Salveter
Vice President of Marketing
816.595.8147
psalveter@naia.org  

Amy Stover
Amy Stover
Director of Events and Community Engagement
816.595.8117
astover@naia.org

Jennifer Saab
Jennifer Saab
Director of Communications
816.595.8108
jsaab@naia.org
 

Efrem Duran
Efrem Duran
Manager of Videography
816.595.8128
eduran@naia.org 
 

Lori Hemphill
Lori Hemphill
Manager of Digital and Creative Marketing

816.595.8148
lhemphill@naia.org
 

Shelbie Weaver
Shelbie Weaver
Marketing Coordinator

816.595.8139
sweaver@naia.org
 

SPONSORSHIPS & DEVELOPMENT

Michael Brooks
Michael Brooks
Director of Strategic Partnerships
816.595.8110
mbrooks@naia.org

Marc Boerigter
Marc Boerigter
Manager of Sponsorships
816.595.8132
mboerigter@naia.org

Layne Shirley
Layne Shirley
Esports Coordinator
816.595.8182
lshirley@naia.org
 

STUDENT-ATHLETE HEALTH AND WELLNESS

Leigh Schenck
Leigh Schenck
VP of Business & Product Development
816.595.8187
lschenck@naia.org
 

Russ Richardson
Russ Richardson
Director of Student-Athlete Health and Wellness
816.595.8328
rrichardson@naia.org

Kathy Busch
Kathy Busch
Champions of Character Program Coordinator
816.595.8101
kbusch@naia.org