CIAA Athletic Administrators Set For NCAA Leadership Institute

by NCAA 


Twenty minority and female administrators, committed to advancing their careers in college athletics, have been selected to participate in the 2017 NCAA Leadership Institute. A committee composed of members from the Association — a group that includes current administrators and past seminar participants across all NCAA divisions — selected the participants.
Of the selected participants, Suzette McQueen, Senior Associate Commissioner for External Relations & Strategic Marketing of the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) and Nancy Lake, Associate Athletic Director for Compliance/Senior Woman Administrator of Shaw University, are attending in their second year. Natasha Wilson, Associate Athletics Director, Compliance Coordinator, and Senior Woman Administrator of Johnson C. Smith University, has been selected as a first year participant. CIAA Commissioner Jacqie McWilliams will also attend as a guest speaker.
Go here to see the complete list of the newest NCAA Leadership Institute cohort.
Through the institute, the NCAA leadership development staff provides professional development programming over the course of a calendar year, including one-week programs at the beginning and conclusion of that year.  For the administrators who participate, the program offers an opportunity to gain insight into every facet of an athletics department, preparing them to become well-rounded leaders who are equipped with the tools an effective athletics administrator needs.
The program runs Saturday through July 14, 2017 in Tampa Bay, Florida. For more information about the Institute, visit
The NCAA leadership development department provides professional and personal development for the entire Association, including student-athletes, coaches and administrators, through accessible resources, strategic partnerships and annual customized programming at little or no cost to the membership. For more information, please go to
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