Intercollegiate Athletics Council

 

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 2018-19

Major Academic Unit
(or Ex Officio Position)
Name (*Senator)  Term Ends Appt. Date Department
Faculty – Open Ulloa, Emilio May-20 Sep-17 PSY
Faculty – Open Gonzalez, Gabriel May-20 Sep-17 MKTG
Faculty – Open Maluf, Katrina* May-20 Nov-14 ENS
Faculty – Open Pollard, Elizabeth May-20 Oct-10 HIST
Faculty – Open Gombatto, Sara May-21 Sep-18 ENS
Community Member - Presidential Appointee Marshall, Jim May-21 Oct-18  
Faculty – Presidential Appointee Dock, Kristie May-21 Oct-18  BUS
Faculty – Presidential Appointee Harris, Frank May-21 Oct-18  ARPE
Faculty – Presidential Appointee
(NCAA Fac. Athl. Rep.)
Papin, Patrick SCI
Faculty – Presidential Appointee Ross, Donna May-20 May-13 STE
Staff Melara, Kevin May-22 Sep-19 SAS
Vice President for Business and Financial Affairs Nickerson, Agnes Wong BUSINESS & FINANCE
Vice President (Interim) for Student Affairs Kitchen, James STUDENT AFFAIRS
Interim Vice President for University Relations and Development Vargas, Adrienne URAD
Senate Chair
(or designee)
Putman, John (Chair & COIA representative) HIST
Student - Student Athlete Advisory Council Bringuel, Josh May-20 Oct-19 SAAC
Student – AS President Appointee Onwuka, Christian May-20 Sep-19 AS
President of the Aztec Athletic Foundation Locati, Ken  
Alumnus - Appointed by Director of Alumni Association Spinardi, Kim May-21 Aug-18 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) Rice, Tim ATHLETICS
Associate Athletic Directof of Compliance Lanski, Tim ATHLETICS

**This Council convenes in FAC 3030, from 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm. Meeting dates for AY 2018-19 are show below.

Fall 2018

  • Tuesday, October 9
  • Tuesday, November  13

Spring 2019

  • Tuesday, February 13
  • Tuesday, April 09