Northern Michigan University Athletic Council

The Northern Michigan University Athletic Council is advisory to the President of the University on matters pertaining to intercollegiate athletics.  Final authority on changes of policy governing operation of the intercollegiate athletic program rests with the President.

Athletic Council Chair

The chair of the Northern Michigan university Athletic Council is Julie Rochester.  Julie is an Associate Professor in the Health Physical, Education, Recreation Department and has been appointed by the President to be the Faculty Athletic Representative. FAR Handbook FARA Web site

Members

Appointee Name

Office

Phone (906)227-

E-mail

Chair, Faculty-HPER
Julie Rochester

201D PEIF

2026

jrochest@nmu.edu

Faculty-Education
Derek Anderson

213 Whitman 1873 dereande@nmu.edu

Secretary, Faculty-Business
Carol Johnson

301 Cohodas

1239

carjohns@nmu.edu

Faculty-Library
Kevin McDonough
LRC 231
2118

kmcdonou@nmu.edu

Faculty-Communication and Performance Studies
Shelley Russell
215 TFA 1657 srussell@nmu.edu
 

Faculty-Mathematics/Computer Science
Josh Thompson

1115 New Science

1609

joshthom@nmu.edu

At-Large
Brandon Sager

136 Services Building

1446

brsager@nmu.edu

At-Large - ACAC
Jim Gadzinski

3302 Hedgcock

2971

jgadzins@nmu.edu

At-Large - Admissions
Jon Teichman

2212 Hedgcock

2650

jteichma@nmu.edu

Alumni Representative
Brian Syrjala



ASNMU

     

SAAC - Shannon Flynn
           Hailey Beyrand

         

 

Athletic Director
Forrest Karr

B109 Superior Dome

1826

fkarr@nmu.edu

Senior Woman Administrator
Bridget Berube

B109 Superior Dome

2371

brberube@nmu.edu

Director of Financial Aid
Mike Rotundo
2107 Hedgcock 1575 mrotundo@nmu.edu
Registrar Designee
Mike Truscott
2202 Hedgcock 1062 mtruscot@nmu.edu

 

Committees

1. Committee on Compliance: FAR, Athletic Director, Director of Financial Aid, Admissions Representative, Athletics Compliance Officer, Registrar, University General Counsel/EE Officer.

2. Executive/Budget Committee: FAR, Athletic Director, Council Secretary, and three counsel members: Derek Anderson, Mike Truscott, Brandon Sager. 

3. Committee on Sportsmanship: Athletic Director, three counsel members: Bridget Berube, Jim Gadzinski, Brian Syrjala and two head coaches: to be determined. 

Documents

By-laws and Policies/Procedures       

Student-Athlete Scholar of the Month

The Athletic Council names a Student-Athletes Scholar of the Month during each month of the academic year.

Student-athletes are nominated by a Northern Michigan University faculty member and chosen by the Athletic Council.

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