Members on the Move & Welcome Gonzaga

posted by NACWAA Blog: Inspiring Perspectives
Friday, November 30, 2012 at 7:16am EST

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The University of Montevallo has announced the promotion of Patricia (Trish) Hughes to the position of assistant athletic director for external relations. Hughes spent the past 12 years as the Falcons’ head women’s soccer coach.

Patricia O'Brien has been named assistant director of athletics at Massachusetts Maritime Academy. O'Brien previously served as the head women's basketball coach and athletic department recruiting coordinator at Framingham State University for five years.

Kristi Giddings has been hired as the new assistant athletic director for compliance at the University of Maryland (College Park). She was formerly associate athletics director/SWA at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.

NACWAA President-Elect and University of Texas women's athletics director Chris Plonsky has been named one of 11 members of USA Basketball's Board of Directors for the upcoming 2013-16 term.

Sherri Privitera has been promoted from Associate Principal to Principal at Populous in Kansas City where she is a project manager and architect for collegiate sport projects.

Queens College Athletic Director China Jude has been appointed to the NCAA Woman of the Year (WOTY) Committee which begins January 2013.

The alumni H-Club at Hope College will present its “Hope for Humanity Award” to 1979 Hope graduate Kathy Beauregard, who is in her 16th year as director of athletics at Western Michigan University. The award is given to alumni who have demonstrated consistent service to others.

Congrats to each of you!

A warm welcome to our newest NACWAA members (go Zags!):

Markeisha Everett - Marketing Specialist, Gonzaga University
Whitney Hughes - Marketing Specialist, Gonzaga University
Rian Oliver - Basketball Academic Coordinator, Gonzaga University
Katie Rasmussen - Student-Athlete Affairs Coordinator, Gonzaga University

Have a member Shout Out or news to share? Email it to Annie Butts at abutts@nacwaa.org to include in a future blog post.

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