July 23, 2013
CLEVELAND - The members of the Minority Opportunities Athletic Association (MOAA) have elected Sharon Beverly Ph.D., director of athletics and physical education at Vassar College, as President of the Association for the 2013-14 year.
“I want to thank Sean Frazier for his outstanding leadership, vision and tireless work during the past two years as our president,” said Beverly. “I am looking forward to serving our membership and working with our sponsors and Board as we continue to push forward. The Association is stronger than ever, with increased numbers for membership and our Symposium. I encourage all our members to get involved in MOAA by volunteering for committee service. We need everyone!”
In addition to Beverly, the following MOAA members were selected to serve as officers in 2013-14 – Executive Director Stan Johnson, president of Stan Johnson & Associates; First Vice President Mario Moccia, director of athletics at Southern Illinois University; and Second Vice President Darlene Gordon, director of championships and business operations/SWA at the Patriot League.
The Association's Board of Directors added four individuals to represent the Association – Vicky Chun, director of athletics at Colgate University; Derrick Magee, senior associate AD/business affairs at Alabama State University; Ed Scott, associate AD for student services at Binghamton University; and Harry Stinson, associate AD/compliance at Kentucky State University.
Chun, Magee, Scott and Stinson join Gail Barksdale, senior associate AD/SWA at Indiana University – Purdue University at Indianapolis; Peggy Davis, director of athletics, Virginia State University; Mike Harrity, associate AD – student-athlete development & community programming, University of Notre Dame; China Jude, assistant vice president/athletics at Queens College; Lee McElroy, director of athletics & VP, athletics administration, University at Albany; Shelana Poindexter, associate, Parker Executive Search; and Donald Reed, senior associate AD for academics and athletic performance at the University at Buffalo.
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 49th year. For more information on NACDA and the 13 professional associations that fall under its umbrella, please visit www.nacda.com.