Athletics Board: 2014-2015

PURPOSE : The Athletics Board advises the UT Martin Chancellor, UT President, and UT Board of Trustees on the status and projected needs of intercollegiate athletics at UT Martin; expands the base of financial and public support among several constituencies, including Trustees, UT System administration, alumni, faculty, staff, legislators, students, and the general public, particularly in the State of Tennessee; and reviews periodically and advises the Chancellor and Office of Intercollegiate Athletics on matters such as personnel, budget, ticket policies, student fees, schedules, conference memberships, recruitment policies, facilities, and public relations.

COMPOSITION : Representatives of the UT Board of Trustees; UT President; UT Executive Vice President; UT Martin Chancellor; Vice Chancellors; Chief Communications Officer; Faculty Senate President; Faculty Senate President-elect; Director of Intercollegiate Athletics; Senior Woman Administrator - Intercollegiate Athletics; Registrar; Coordinators of Mathematics, Reading, and Writing Laboratories; Chancellor’s Roundtable Chair; Alumni Council President; Northwest Tennessee Region UTM Alumni Chapter President; Skyhawk Club President; Student Government Association President; and Undergraduate Alumni Council representative.

The UT Martin Faculty Athletics Representative appointed by the Chancellor shall be chair. In addition to the chair, there shall be five (5) faculty members appointed for three-year terms with at least one member rotating off each year, one (1) Employee Relations Council representative, one (1) administrative staff representative, one (1) alumni representative, and two (2) each men's and women's player representatives (one representative must be the SAAC President). The Chancellor, as appointing authority, shall ensure adequate minority representation on the Athletics Board.



*Mr. Crawford Gallimore, UT Trustee

*Ms. Julia Wells, UT Trustee

*UTM Faculty Member of UT Trustees (voting year of membership)

*UTM Student Member of UT Trustees (voting year of membership)

*Dr. Joe DiPietro, UT President

*Dr. David Millhorn, UT Executive Vice President

*Dr. Thomas Rakes, Chancellor

*Dr. Jerald Ogg, Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

*Ms. Nancy Yarbrough, Interim Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration

*Dr. Margaret Toston, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs

*Mr. Andy Wilson, Vice Chancellor for University Advancement

*Mr. Bud Grimes, Chief Communications Officer

*Dr. Brian Donavant, President, Faculty Senate

*Dr. Roberto Mancusi, President-elect, Faculty Senate

*Mr. Julio Freire, Director of Intercollegiate Athletics

*Ms. Danelle Fabianich, Senior Woman Administrator, Intercollegiate Athletics

*Ms. Brandy Cartmell, Interim Exec., Dir. Enrollment Services and Student Engagement & Director of Academic Records/Registrar

*Mr. John Bush, Mathematics Laboratory Coordinator

*Dr. Karen DiBella, Reading Center Director

*Ms. Anna Clark and Ms. Jenna Wright, Co-Writing Laboratory Coordinators

*Mr. David Griggs, Chair, Chancellor’s Roundtable (2015)

*Mr. Dave Bratcher, President or designee, UTM Alumni Council (2015)

*Ms. Emily Anne Sparks, President or designee, Northwest Tennessee Region UTM Alumni Chapter (2015)

*Mr. Todd Hampton, President, Skyhawk Club (2015)

*Mr. John Domanski, SGA President (2015)

*Mr. Matt McBride, Undergraduate Alumni Council Representative (2015)

*Dr. John Schommer, Faculty Representative, Chair (2015)

  Ms. Georgia Baskett, Faculty Representative (2016)

  Dr. Laura Brown, Faculty Representative (2017)

  Dr. David Carithers, Faculty Representative (2015)

  Dr. Dexter Davis, Faculty Representative (2017)

  Dr. Mark Simpson, Faculty Representative (2015)

  Ms. Karen Elmore, Employee Relations Council Representative (2015)

  Ms. Miyoshi Brooks, Administrative Staff Representative (2015)

  Mr. Rusty Gardner, UT Martin Alumni Representative (2015)

  Mr. Brendon Caballero, Men's Player Representative (2015)

  Mr. Dee Oldham, Men's Player Representative (2015)

  Ms. Dana Maurizio, Women's Player Representative – SAAC President (2015)

  Ms. Allie Whimpey, Women's Player Representative (2015)

(*Indicates ex-officio member of the Board)