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Committee on Women's Athletics

Roster

 

Committee chair:

Marilyn Moniz Kaho'ohanohano, University of Hawaii, Manoa

New chair as of Sept. 1 Tim Hall, University of Maryland, Baltimore County

NCAA Committee on Women's Athletics staff liaisons:

  • Karen Morrison, Director of Gender Equity Initiatives
  • Kristin Fasbender, Associate Director of Championships and Alliance
  • Emily Capehart, Assistant Director of Academic and Membership Affairs
  • Jan Gentry, Assistant Director of Championships and Alliances

NCAA Bylaw 21.1.10 - Committee on Women's Athletics

21.1.10.1 Composition. The Committee on Women's Athletics shall consist of 15 members, including six members from Division I, three members from Division II and three members from Division III. Four positions shall be allocated for men, four allocated for women and four unallocated. One student-athlete from each division (who shall have one combined vote) shall serve as a member of the committee and may serve on the committee up to one year after completion of his or her intercollegiate athletics eligibility. (Revised: 1/11/89, 11/01/01)

21.1.10.2 Duties. The committee shall study and make policy recommendations concerning opportunities for women in athletics at the institutional, conference and national levels, as well as other issues directly affecting women's athletics.

Mission statement: The mission of the NCAA Committee on Women's Athletics is to provide leadership and assistance to the association in its efforts to provide equitable opportunities, fair treatment and respect for all women in all aspects of intercollegiate athletics. Toward these ends, the committee shall seek to expand and promote opportunities for female student-athletes, administrators and coaches.The committee shall promote governance, administration and conduct of intercollegiate athletics at the institutional, conference and national levels that are inclusive, fair and accessible to women.The committee shall develop programs and resources, which can be of practical use to the association in its effort to achieve these ends.

NUMBER OF COMMITTEE MEMBERS:

  • 15 members

 GENERAL DUTIES OF COMMITTEE MEMBERS:

  • The mission of the NCAA Committee on Women's Athletics is to provide leadership and assistance to the membership of the NCAA in its efforts to provide equitable opportunities, fair treatment and respect for all women in all aspects of intercollegiate athletics. Toward these ends, the committee shall seek to expand and promote opportunities for female student-athletes, administrators and coaches, including ethnic minority females.The committee shall promote governance, administration and conduct of intercollegiate athletics at the institutional, conference and national levels that are inclusive, fair and accessible to all women.The committee shall develop programs and resources, which can be of practical use to the membership in its efforts to achieve these ends.
    • Goals
      • To increase opportunities for female student-athletes, coaches and administration.
      • To assist the Association in achieving gender equity and complying with Title IX.
      • To increase participation opportunities for female student-athletes.
      • To increase professional advancement opportunities for women.
      • To monitor progress of the initiatives included in the 1993 Gender Equity Task Force report, 1998-99 NCAA Gender-Equity and Diversity Audit Report and NCAA Summit on Athletics Opportunities for Minority Women.
      • To increase marketing, licensing, and promotions/public relations and opportunities for women.

NUMBER OF IN-PERSON MEETINGS PER YEAR:

  • Two Spring and Fall.

 NUMBER OF CONFERENCE CALLS PER YEAR :

  • One in mid-February

OTHER COMMENTS:

  • One of the meetings each year is combined with MOIC in Indianapolis. Every other year two of the meetings are combined with MOIC to discuss budget priorities.

 

Meeting Reports and Agendas

For the latest information and resources related to Women's Athletics, please visit the Title IX and Gender Equity homepage.