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Gallaudet Athletic Director Search Committee announced

March 16, 2018
By Sam Atkinson

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The Gallaudet University athletics department is pleased to announce the formation of the Athletic Director Search Committee. The following individuals will serve on the Athletic Director Search Committee:

  • Liza E. Offreda, G-’12, committee chair and deputy Title IX Coordinator, Athletics
  • Anna Hall, ’84, coordinator, Athletics operations
  • Stephon Healey, strength and conditioning coordinator; football defensive coordinator, Athletics
  • Sam Atkinson, associate athletic director, Athletics
  • Mariko Kobanawa, head athletic trainer, Athletics
  • Brendan Stern, ’06, instructor, Government and Public Affairs
  • Caroline Solomon, professor, Science, Technology and Math (STM)
  • LeMarc Williamson, assistant director of donor relations, Development
  • Edgar Palmer, ’78 & G-’03 , executive director, Office of Diversity and Equity for Students
  • Sabina Shysh, undergraduate student

The committee’s role will be advisory. They will screen applications, interview candidates, and recommend a list of finalists to the president and her team for consideration. The committee will ensure that all finalists are qualified for the position.

The Athletic Director will provide visionary leadership, strategic planning, and policy development for the athletics program; maintain an athletics program that is committed to the university’s mission and strategic priorities; work with the development office to raise funds for the Athletic Department; and maintain an athletic program that emphasizes the student-athlete concept and philosophy.

The job description has been posted on the HR website. The committee will hold its first meeting on March 20. They will then interview potential candidates during the month of April. The University wishes to have a new Athletic Director in place by July 1 so that the person will be ready to serve the campus community at the start of the 2018-19 academic year.

If you have any questions regarding the search, you may contact the chair, Offreda, by email at liza.offreda@gallaudet.edu.

16 March 2018
By Sam Atkinson

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