Athletic Committee (AC)

This committee shall consider policies relating to the maintenance and development of the intercollegiate athletic program, eligibility of athletes, budgets, and athletic staff personnel. It will supervise the maintenance and development of the intercollegiate athletic program in conformity with the policies, goals, and standards of the NCAA, conference affiliation, and Marshall University scholastic standards. It will be responsible for determining the eligibility of requirements for athletic competition in compliance with NCAA, conference affiliation, and Marshall University scholastic standards. It will review the Athletic Department budget in terms of its suitability to both short term and long term objectives and priorities of the Athletic Department and Marshall University. The committee shall review all policy matters relating to the athletic program of the university as requested by the faculty, the Athletic Director, or the University President. The committee shall establish an athletic staff personnel subcommittee. The committee shall receive position requirements prior to public notice of vacancies.

Boniface Noyongoyo Sociology & Anthropology COLA 2023 1
Lori ThompsonĀ (Chair) IT-OLL ULIB 2023 2
Andrew Burck Liaison FS 2022 n/a
Andrew Stringfellow Education/Prof Dev COEPD 2023 1
Husnu Narman Safety Technology CECS 2022 1
Suzanne Konz (Secretary) Kinesiology COHP 2025 2
Rob-Roy Mace Mathematics COS 2025 2
Adam Dalton Music CAM 2025 2
DavidĀ Rupp Family Community Health SOM 2023 1
Craig Kimble Pharmacy Practice SOP 2023 2
Ray Keener Accountancy & Legal Environment COB 2023 2
Sandra Kemper Communication Disorders CD 2025 1
Karen McComas Faculty Representative/NCAA CTL
Makena Rauch SGA Representative Student
TO BE APPOINTED Student-Athlete Advisory Committee Representative Grad Student


Ex-Officio, Nonvoting Members

Chris Atkins Classified Staff Council Representative
Rich Sutphin GSC Representative
Maurice Cooley Vice President of Student Affairs/Dean of Students
Jeff O’Malley Associate Athletic Director for Compliance
Mark Robinson Sr. Vice President for Finance & Administration
Mike Hamrick Athletic Director
John Sutherland Big Green Scholarship Foundation
Tom Lemke Alumni Representative



Other Resources


Old Main 310
Marshall University
One John Marshall Drive
Huntington, WV 25755


Shawn Schulenberg - Chair
Elizabeth Niese - Assistant Chair
Sujoy Bose - Recording Secretary


Zelideth Rivas - Parliamentarian


Jebediah Dickerson - Administrative Associate