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NAAC Committees

If you are interested in serving on any of the NAAC Committees, please fill out this survey.
A description of each committee can be found below.

Marketing/Strategic Communications - Committee Members
responsible for promoting NAAC’s mission and vision while effectively and creatively communicating compliance and organizational matters to the NAAC membership and other constituents.

Chair:
Matt Jakobsze
Associate AD for Compliance
Eastern Michigan University 

Division II - Committee Members

Chair:
Scott Larson
Senior Associate AD

Lubbock Christian University

Legislation and Governance - Committee Members

Chair:
Shoshanna Engel
Associate Athletic Director for Compliance
Georgia Tech

Advancement/Development - Committee Members
responsible for securing sponsorships on NAAC initiatives and developing revenue streams for long-term financial health.

Chair:
John McCammon
Associate Athletics Director
Western Kentucky University

Membership/Awards - Committee Members
responsible for growing the NAAC membership and attendance at the annual convention and helping promote recognition of excellence within the compliance profession.

Chair:
Eric Schneider
Assistant Director of Athletics for Compliance  
University of Connecticut 

Education Committee - Committee Members
responsible for the Education Certification Program that individuals can participate in to enhance their foundational NCAA compliance knowledge, add to their credentials, and demonstrate that their institution is committed to the development of their compliance professionals.      

Chair:
Katie Smith
Associate Athletics Director of Compliance
University of Wisconsin

Professional Development - Committee Members

Chair:
Jason Leonard
Executive Director Athletics Compliance
University of Oklahoma

Convention - Committee Members
responsible for the planning and development of NAAC’s annual summer convention.  This group develops the session topics, secures presenters, and coordinates logistics with the NACDA staff to produce a beneficial event annually for the Compliance profession.

Chair:
Rachel Strassner
Director of Compliance
University of North Carolina 

Reasonable Standards 
responsible for the development of “Reasonable Standards,” norms by which all institutions should adhere when monitoring an institution's compliance with NCAA rules, providing education regarding NCAA rules and investigating potential violations of NCAA rules.

Division I
Chair:
Trace Wilgus
Director for Risk Management &

Compliance Services
University of Texas

Committee Members

Division II
Chair:
TBD

Committee Members

Certification
responsible for the development of a program that will help serve our profession and protect our members and the institution's they serve.

Division I
Chair:
Michelle Bronner
Senior Assocate AD Compliance/SWA

University of New Hampshire

Committee Members

Division II
Chair:
Amanda Knight 
Assistant Director of Athletics for
Compliance & Special Events
Barry University 

Committee Members

If you are interested in joining one of the above mentioned committees, please submit your name, title and institution to gfalkenbach@nacda.com.