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NAIA Governance Structure

 

NAIA Governance Structure

 

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

 

NATIONAL OFFICE COUNCILS & COMMITTEEES LIAISONS

Association of Student-Athletes (ASA) — Russ Richardson | 816.595.8328

Athletics Directors Association (ADA) — Chesney Sallee | 816.595.8114

Athletic Trainers Association (ATA) — Russ Richardson | 816.595.8328

Committee on Competitive Experience — Ellen Ramsey | 816.595.8162

Conduct and Ethics — Brenda White | 816.595.8180

Conference Commissioners Association (CCA)  — Alan Grosbach | 816.595.8120

Council of Faculty Athletics Representatives (CFAR) — Brenda White | Lendsey Thomson | 816.595.8180

Council of Presidents (COP) — Mindy Pinkerton | 816.595.8115

Council for Student-Athletes (CSA) — Russ Richardson | 816.595.8328

Faculty Athletics Representatives Association (FARA) — Lendsey Thomson | 816.595.8180

Leadership, Diversity and Inclusion (LDI) — Laura Simcox | 816.595.8123

National Administrative Council (NAC) — Mike Higgins | 816.595.8143

National Coordinating Committee (NCC) — Brenda White | 816.595.8180

National Eligibility Committee (NEC) — Brenda White | 816.595.8180

Registrars Association (RA) — Abbey Risenhoover | 816.595.8342

Sports Information Directors (NAIA SIDA) — Brad Cygan | 816.595.8119

 

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