Amend NAIA Bylaws Article IX, Section C, Item 8 as follows:

8. NAIA RISE Committee

This committee will consist of up to 16 members: one representative of the Council of Presidents, one representative of the Faculty Athletics Representatives Association, two representatives of the Association of Student-Athletes (one male and one female), four representatives of the Conference Commissioners Association, one representative from the Athletics Compliance Administrators Association, up to fivefour at-large members to be appointed by the Council of Presidents, and three at-large positions to be designated for females and/or minorities.

Note: Additional selection criteria should be applied at the next regularly occurring election cycle.

The NAIA RISE Committee reports to the Council of Presidents. The purpose of this committee is to raise the level of commitment and awareness about issues related to leadership, diversity, and inclusion in the governance of all phases of the NAIA.


Intent: To add an athletics compliance administrator to the NAIA RISE Committee and remove one at-large position.

Effective Date: August 1, 2022

Submitted by: Athletics Compliance Administrators Association

Co-sponsored by: Athletic Directors Association


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