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MOAA Elects Officers and Board of Directors for 2010-11

Aug. 3, 2010

CLEVELAND - The members of the Minority Opportunities Athletic Association (MOAA) have chosen Sean T. Frazier, senior associate athletics director at the University of Wisconsin, to serve as president of the Association during the upcoming year.

"I want to thank Clint Bryant who served as our Association’s president for four years and helped the Association blossom under NACDA’s umbrella of association’s,” stated Frazier. "MOAA’s membership has increased each year and our two-day Symposium continues to gain traction as a must-attend event in June. I look forward to continuing that trend during my presidency."

In addition to Frazier’s appointment, the following MOAA members were selected to serve as officers in 2010-11 – Executive Director Stan Johnson, president of Stan Johnson & Associates; Secretary Dr. Sharon R. Beverly, director of athletics and physical education, Vassar College; and Treasurer Lori Ebihara, assistant commissioner, Big 12 Conference; and Board Representative Mario Moccia, director of athletics, Southern Illinois University.

The Association's Board of Directors include Peggy Davis, director of athletics, Virginia State University; Earl Edwards, director of athletics, University of California San Diego; Irma Garcia, director of athletics, St. Francis College; Darlene Gordon, director of championships and business operations/SWA, Patriot League; Paula Jackson, associate director of athletics, Mississippi Valley State University; Rudy Keeling, commissioner, Eastern College Athletic Conference; Floyd Kerr, director of athletics, Morgan State University; Warde Manuel, director of athletics, University at Buffalo; Lee McElroy, director of athletics & VP, athletics administration, University at Albany; 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 46th year. For more information on NACDA and the 11 professional associations that fall under its umbrella, please visit www.nacda.com.