MOAA Elects Officers and Board of Directors for 2012-13
July 18, 2012
CLEVELAND - The members of the Minority Opportunities Athletic Association (MOAA) have retained Sean T. Frazier, deputy athletics director at the University of Wisconsin, as President of the Association for the 2012-13 year.
"Our Association continues to prosper and I want to thank the members and sponsors that support us who help make that happen," stated Frazier. "Our membership and Symposium numbers continue to increase and I look forward to continuing that momentum during my third term of leading the Association."
In addition to Frazier, the following MOAA members were selected to serve as officers in 2012-13 - Executive Director Stan Johnson, president of Stan Johnson & Associates; First Vice President Dr. Sharon R. Beverly, director of athletics and physical education, Vassar College; Second Vice President Mario Moccia, director of athletics at Southern Illinois University; and Third Vice President Darlene Gordon, director of championships and business operations/SWA at the Patriot League.
The Association's Board of Directors added a trio of individuals to represent the Association - Gail Barksdale, senior associate AD/SWA at Indiana University - Purdue University at Indianapolis; China Jude, assistant vice president/athletics at Queens College; and Donald Reed, senior associate AD for academics and sport management at the University at Buffalo.
Barksdale, Jude and Reed join Peggy Davis, interim commissioner, Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association; Earl Edwards, director of athletics, University of California San Diego; Mike Harrity, associate athletics director - student-athlete development & community program, University of Kansas; Paula Jackson; Lee McElroy, director of athletics & VP, athletics administration, University at Albany; Shelana Poindexter; Garnett Purnell, director of athletics & recreation, Wittenberg University; and Dell Robinson, commissioner, Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.
About MOAA: MOAA promotes equitable employment opportunities for minorities in the athletics industry through the exchange of ideas, the creation of networking opportunities and the advocation of an increase in employment for minorities in athletics administration positions at all levels of the sports industry. The Association also promotes cultivating a sports environment that supports the values necessary to accept aspiring professionals from all walks of life. For more information on MOAA, please visit www.moaaweb.com. MOAA is administered by the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA), which is in its 48th year. For more information on NACDA and the 13 professional associations that fall under its umbrella, please visit www.nacda.com.