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Washington State University
Office of the President Presidential Committees

Athletics Council

Function

  • Acts in an advisory capacity to the director of intercollegiate athletics in all matters affecting intercollegiate athletics
  • Makes recommendations to the president on matters pertaining to intercollegiate athletics

Composition and tenure

  • 9 faculty (4 to 5 men, 4 to 5 women), with 3-year terms. (F)
  • 1 graduate student and 3 undergraduate students, including 2 women, with 1-year terms.
  • 4 alumni (2 men, 2 women), with 3-year terms. (alumna/alumnus)
  • Faculty Athletics Department representative; executive director, Alumni Relations; associate dean, University College; director, Intercollegiate Athletics; senior associate athletics director; vice president for finance and administration, and the president; or his or her designees.

The chair is the faculty Athletics Department representative.

Responsible to the president.

Committee
membership

Swanger, Nancy
Faculty athletics representative
Chair

Aly, Marwa
GPSA- Vice President
Committee term end: 2022

Barry, Chris
Psychology
Committee term end: 2024 (F)

Broschat, Shira
Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Committee term end: 2022 (F)

Chilton, Reanne
GPSA-President
Committee term end: 2022 (F)

Chun, Pat
Athletic Director
Ex officio

Creighton, Jill
Associate Vice President of
Student Affairs/Dean of Students
Ex officio

Farley, Brigit
History-WSU Tri-Cities
Committee term end: 2024 (F)

Heim, Chioma
Alumna
Committee term end: 2024

Hunter, Julie
College of Nursing
Committee term end: 2023 (F)

Johnson, Carrie
Alumna
Committee term end: 2022

Jones, Michaela
ASWSU SAAC President
Committee term end: 2022

Lee, Kiana
ASWSUHS-WSU Spokane
Committee term end: 2022

Lewis, Thabiti
English-WSU Vancouver
Committee term end: 2022 (F)

McCoy, Anne
Senior associate athletics director
Ex officio

Murray, Vicky
Finance and Adminstration
Ex officio

Neibergs, Holly
Animal Sciences
Committee term end: 2022 (F)

Norton, M. Grant
Dean, Honors College
Committee term end: 2023 (F)

Oliver, J.J.
Alumnus
Committee term end: 2023

Patrick, Brian
ASWSU-President
Committee term end: 2022

Pavish, Tim
Executive director, Alumni Relations
Ex officio

Peschel, Jason
School of Design & Construction Management
Committee term end: 2024 (F)

Rhee, Yong Chae
Sport Management
Committee term end: 2023 (F)

Schulz, Kirk H.
President
Ex officio

Swindell, Samantha
Psychology
Committee term end: 2023 (F)

Willcox, Doug
Alumnus
Committee term end: 2022