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NCAA Division I Committee on Infractions Roster

Michael Adams

President Emeritus of Georgia; Chancellor of Pepperdine

Served as president of Georgia from 1997 to 2013. Served as vice president for university affairs at Pepperdine, was president at Centre and taught at Ohio State. Earned degrees from David Lipscomb College and Ohio State. Term 3 of 3 expires August 2020.

 

Norman C. Bay

Attorney

Previously chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission after serving as its director of the Office of Enforcement. Before joining the FERC, served as professor of law at the University of New Mexico School of Law. Also previously served as U.S. attorney in the District of New Mexico and served at the Department of Justice. Earned his undergraduate degree from Dartmouth and law degree from Harvard. Serves as a public member of the committee. Term 1 of 3 expires August 2020.

 

William Bock III

Attorney; General Counsel for U.S. Anti-Doping Agency

Has represented clients in high-profile investigations, litigation and arbitration throughout the United States. Has a strong interest in business, sports ethics and sports drug testing. Earned undergraduate degree from Oral Roberts and law degree from Michigan. Serves as a public member of the committee. Term 1 of 3 expires August 2019.

 

Carol Cartwright

President Emerita of Bowling Green and Kent State

Served as president of Kent State from 1991 to 2006 and president of Bowling Green from 2009 to 2011. Served as the vice chancellor for academic affairs at UC Davis and dean for undergraduate programs and vice provost at Penn State. Earned degrees at Pittsburgh and Wisconsin-Whitewater. Term 2 of 3 expires August 2019.

 

Greg Christopher

Director of Athletics at Xavier; Chair of the Committee on Infractions with chair term expiring August 2020

Served as director of athletics at Bowling Green and associate athletics director for external relations at Purdue. Former communications marketing analyst and former executive director of Society of Professional Journalists. Earned degrees from Miami (Ohio). Term 2 of 3 expires August 2018.

 

Jody Conradt

Retired head women’s basketball coach; Special assistant to the women’s athletics director at Texas

Retired from coaching in 2007 after a career spanning 40 years, including induction into both the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame and Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame. Earned undergraduate and master degrees from Baylor. Term 1 of 3 expires August 2020.

 

Bobby Cremins

Former head men’s basketball coach at College of Charleston, Appalachian State and Georgia Tech

Retired in 2012. Earned degrees from South Carolina. Basketball student-athlete at South Carolina. Term 2 of 3 expires August 2019.

 

Alberto Gonzales

Dean and Doyle Rogers Distinguished Professor of Law at Belmont

Was nominated by President George W. Bush and confirmed by the U.S. Senate as attorney general of the United States on Feb. 3, 2005, serving in that capacity until September 2007. Earned undergraduate degree from Rice and law degree from Harvard Law School. Term 2 of 3 expires August 2020.

 

Thomas Hill

Senior policy advisor and special assistant to the president at Iowa State

Served as dean for student services at Florida, and assistant athletics director for student life at Tulane and Oklahoma. Earned degrees from LIU Post and Arkansas State and Ph.D. from Florida. Track student-athlete at Arkansas State. Term 2 of 3 expires August 2018.

 

Jason Leonard

Executive Director of Athletics Compliance at Oklahoma

Responsible for the oversite of all daily athletics compliance operations and rules education efforts and serves as lead investigator on all rules violations investigations and reporting. Previously worked as associate general counsel in Oklahoma’s legal department. Earned undergraduate and law degrees from Oklahoma. Term 1 of 3 expires August 2020.

 

Stephen A. Madva

Attorney

Former chairman and partner with the law firm Montgomery, McCracken Walker & Rhoads, LLP. Was also appointed head of the board of trustees of the Philadelphia Prison System by Philadelphia’s then mayor. Served as chairman of the board of governors of St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children and the Opera Company of Philadelphia. Earned undergraduate degree from Yale and law degree from Pennsylvania. Serves as a public member of the committee. Term 1 of 3 expires August 2019.

 

Joel Maturi

Former Director of Athletics at Minnesota

Served as assistant/associate athletics director at Wisconsin, director of athletics at Denver, director of athletics at Miami (Ohio) and director of athletics at Minnesota. Earned degree from Notre Dame, completed his credits for a Master of Arts in teaching from Wisconsin and earned a Master of Educational Professional Development from Wisconsin-Platteville. Term 2 of 3 expires August 2019.

 

Joyce McConnell

Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at West Virginia

Served as dean of West Virginia College of Law and has been a faculty member at the college of law since 1995. Taught at University of Maryland School of Law, City University of New York School of Law and Georgetown University Law Center. Served as an attorney-advisor for both the National Labor Relations Board and U.S. Department of Labor. Earned undergraduate degree from Evergreen State College, law degree from Antioch School of Law and LL.M. from Georgetown University Law Center. Term 1 of 3 expires August 2019.

 

Gary Miller

Chancellor at Wisconsin-Green Bay 

Served as chancellor at the University of North Carolina Wilmington. Was previously provost and vice president for academic affairs and research at Wichita State and dean of the College of Pacific (arts and sciences) at Pacific. Earned master’s and bachelor’s degrees in biology from William & Mary and a Ph.D. in biological sciences from Mississippi State. Term 1 of 3 expires August 2018.

 

Eleanor W. Myers

Associate professor of law emerita; Former Faculty Athletics Representative, Temple

Before joining the Temple faculty, served as an associate at the University of Pennsylvania’s Center on Professionalism, where she developed, published and taught professional responsibility education modules to practicing lawyers throughout the U.S. Earned undergraduate and law degrees at Pennsylvania. Serves as a public member of the committee. Term 3 of 3 expires August 2018.

 

Vince Nicastro

Deputy Commissioner and Chief Operating Officer of the Big East Conference

Before joining the Big East, served as associate director of the Jeffrey S. Moorad Center for Study of Sports Law at Villanova. Before his academic post, served as Villanova director of athletics for 15 years. Earned degrees from Bloomsburg and St. Joseph’s. Term 1 of 3 expires August 2020.

 

Joe Novak

Former head football coach at Northern Illinois

Was an assistant coach at Miami (Ohio), Illinois, Northern Illinois and Indiana. Earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Miami. Term 2 of 3 expires August 2020.

 

Larry Parkinson

Director, Office of Enforcement for the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

Responsible for all investigations for FERC. Before joining FERC, served as deputy assistant secretary for law enforcement, security and emergency management at the U.S. Department of the Interior. Earned undergraduate degree from Northern State and law degree from Harvard Law School. Serves as a public member of the committee. Term 2 of 3 expires August 2020.

 

Roderick Perry

Director of Athletics at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis

Has extensive collegiate experience in strategic planning, budget management, compliance, public relations and donor cultivation. Before IUPUI, served in administrative posts at Wright State, Florida and Auburn. Earned undergraduate and master’s degrees from Auburn and doctorate in educational leadership from Dayton. Term 1 of 3 expires August 2020.

 

David Roberts 

Special advisor to the president at Southern California; Vice chair of the Committee on Infractions with vice chair term expiring August 2020

Before joining Southern California, was a partner with Paul, Hastings, Janofsy & Walker in Los Angeles, and later was the founding and managing partner of Roberts, Raspe & Blanton LLP. Practiced law as a litigator in complex commercial cases in Southern California for more than 30 years. Earned undergraduate degree from the UC Davis, where he was a football student-athlete, and law degree from Pacific’s McGeorge School of Law. Term 1 of 3 expires August 2018.

 

Gregory Sankey

Commissioner of the Southeastern Conference 

Former Southland Conference commissioner. Earned degrees from SUNY Cortland and Syracuse. Term 3 of 3 expires in August 2019.

 

Sankar Suryanarayan

University Counsel, Princeton

Responsible for providing legal advice to Princeton’s clients in a variety of areas, including employment (faculty and staff), student affairs, public safety and risk management, nondiscrimination/affirmative action, athletics and the art museum. Earned undergraduate degree from Pennsylvania and law degree from Georgetown. Term 2 of 3 expires August 2019.