KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The National Association of Collegiate Women Athletics Administrators (NACWAA) has announced its 2016-17 Board of Directors and Mount Holyoke College Director of Athletics and Chair of Physical Education, Dr. Lori Hendricks '92 has been elected for a four-year term.
The announcement was made last week as the Board of Directors met for the annual meetings. Terms officially began on October 11, 2016 when candidates were announced at the NACWAA National Rally in Kansas City.
"We are thrilled to have someone of Lori's talent and background on the NACWAA board of directors," said NACWAA CEO Patti Phillips. "She brings extensive experience in higher education, and in leadership roles both on campus and at the NCAA National office, which will help us continue to grow and serve our members at the highest level. We are fortunate to have her on our leadership team!"
Hendricks has served as Mount Holyoke's director of athletics and chair of the Department of Physical Education since 2013. As a member of the NACWAA Board of Directors, she will serve as the chair of the organization's Foundation Fund Committee.
The National Association of Collegiate Women Athletics Administrators (NACWAA) is the premier leadership organization that empowers, develops, assists, celebrates, affirms, involves and honors women working in college sports and beyond. NACWAA takes a pro-active role in advancing women into positions of influence and powerfully shapes the landscape of women leaders.
2016-17 NACWAA Board of Directors
Vicky Chun, Vice President & Director of Athletics, Colgate University (DI)
Julie Soriero, Director of Athletics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (DIII)
Lynn Hickey, Associate Vice President/Director of Athletics, University of Texas-San Antonio (DI)
Pennie Parker, Director of Athletics, Rollins College (DII)
Heather Lyke, Vice President/Director of Athletics, Eastern Michigan University (DI)
Lisa Campos, Vice President for Intercollegiate Athletics, Northern Arizona University (DI)
Joni Comstock, Senior Vice President of Championships, NCAA (Ex-Officio) (ORG)
Missy Conboy, Senior Deputy Athletics Director, University of Notre Dame (DI)
Julie Cromer Peoples, Associate Vice Chancellor & Senior Associate Athletic Director/SWA, University of Arkansas (DI)
Lori Hendricks, Director of Athletics, Mount Holyoke College (DIII)
Jacqie McWilliams, Commissioner, Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (DII)
Jane Miller, Senior Associate Athletic Director/SWA, University of Virginia (Ex-Officio, DI)
Lindsay Reeves, Director of Athletics, University of North Georgia (DII)
Julie Ruppert, Commissioner, Northeast-10 Conference (DII)
Meg Stevens, Director of Athletics, Averett University (DIII)
Jennifer Strawley, Deputy Director of Athletics/SWA, University of Miami (DI)
Miechelle Willis, Executive Associate Director of Athletics, The Ohio State University (DI)