Intercollegiate Athletics Council

Storm Hall West at dusk

The Council serves as the primary advisory body to the President on varsity intercollegiate athletics.  It represents all segments of the University community interested in athletics at SDSU, and make recommendations to the President about the entire intercollegiate athletic program offered by the Department of Athletics.

Subject to the President's approval, the Council develops policies that guide administration of the intercollegiate athletics program by its Director (for example, on such matters as income and expenditure budgets, grants and other financial aid to student-athletes, eligibility of student athletes, ticket distribution policies, etc.); however, the Council does not have administrative or executive capacity.

Specifics of the Council's charge are detailed in the UNIVERSITY POLICIES: Committees and Councils section of the Policy File.

This Council has a membership of 18:

  • nine faculty, five appointed by the Senate and four by the President (which includes the Faculty Athletic Representative and (potentially) one College Dean with faculty retreat rights)
  • Vice President for Business and Financial Affairs
  • Vice President for Student Affairs or designee
  • Vice President for University Relations and Development or designee
  • two students, one appointed by the President of Associated Students and one by the Student-Athlete Advisory Council
  • President of the Aztec Athletic Foundation or designee
  • one alumnus
  • one community representative
  • one staff

In addition:

  • the Chair of the Committee on Academic Resources and Planning or designee shall sit on the Budget subcommittee.
  • the President or the Council Chair may invite others with special expertise to sit as nonvoting, ex-officio members.

In the event of a vacancy, the jurisdiction represented by the position shall be responsible for filling that position.

Roster / AY 2017-18

Major Academic Unit
(or Ex Officio Position)
Name Term Ends Appt. Date Department Senator
Faculty – Open Ulloa, Emilio 20-May 17-Sep PSY Sen
Faculty – Open Gonzalez, Gabriel 20-May 17-Sep MKTG  
Faculty – Open Maluf, Katrina 20-May 14-Nov ENS Sen
Faculty – Open Pollard, Elizabeth 20-May 10-Oct HIST  
Faculty – Open Barlowe, Jessica 18-May 12-Oct HTM  
Community member - Presidential Appointee Bagnas, Ben 18-May 12-Sep    
Faculty – Presidential Appointee Cayleff, Susan 18-May WMNST  
Faculty – Presidential Appointee Gattas, Joyce 18-May PSFA  
Faculty – Presidential Appointee (NCAA Fac. Athl. Rep.) Papin, Patrick SCI  
Faculty – Presidential Appointee Ross, Donna 20-May 13-May CRMSE  
Staff Jones, Asha 20-May 17-Sep SDS  
Vice President for Business and Financial Affairs McCarron, Tom BUSINESS & FINANCE  
Vice President (Interim) for Student Affairs Kitchen, James STUDENT AFFAIRS  
Vice President for University Relations and Development Carleton, Mary Ruth URAD  
Senate Chair (or designee) Putman, John (Chair & COIA representative) HIST Sen
Student - Student Athlete Advisory Council Grove, Ellison 18-May 17-Sep SAAC  
Student – AS President Appointee Willis, Hayden 18-May 17-Sep AS  
President of the Aztec Athletic Foundation Nelson, Craig (designee) 18-May    
Alumnus - Appointed by Director of Alumni Association Young, Tim (designee) 18-May 12-Oct Alumni Assoc.  
Director of Athletics (nonvoting) Wicker, John David ATHLETICS  
Senior Associate Director of Athletics (nonvoting) open ATHLETICS  
Executive Associate Director of Athletics (nonvoting) Bramer, Jenny ATHLETICS  
Senior Associate Athletic Director of Business (nonvoting) Lang, Chuck ATHLETICS  
Senior Athletic Director of Student-Athlete Academic Support Services (nonvoting) Smitheran, Bobby ATHLETICS  
Senior Associate Athletic Director of Business (nonvoting) McKinley Huiras, Mandy ATHLETICS  
Associate Athletic Directof of Compliance Hume, Andrew ATHLETICS  

**This Council convenes in FAC 3030, from 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm. Meeting dates for AY 2017-18 are show below.:

Fall 2017

  • Wednesday, October 4
  • WednesdayNovember 8

Spring 2018

  • Wednesday, Februrary 14
  • Wednesday, April 11


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