Amend NAIA Bylaws Article IX, Section C, Item 5 as follows:

  1. Competitive Experience Committee

This committee is appointed by and reports to the Council of Faculty Athletics Representatives. A member of the Council of Faculty Athletics Representatives shall be appointed by the Council of Faculty Athletics Representatives to serve as chair. The committee shall consist of nine11 members (including the chair), and shall include, at a minimum, three active institutional faculty athletics representatives or conference eligibility chairs, one athletics compliance administrator, threefour directors of athletics currently employed at an NAIA member institution, a conference commissioner currently employed by an affiliated NAIA conference, and two at-large positions will be designated for females and/or minorities.

This committee’s duties include:

a. Oversight of operations of the NAIA National Eligibility Center. The committee shall prepare reports related to the operation of the Eligibility Center for review periodically by the Council of Faculty Athletics Representatives and Council of Presidents;

b. Development of policies (for review by the Council of Faculty Athletics Representatives) related to administration of the NAIA National Eligibility Center, including definitions and determination of elite-level competition; and

c. Review of appeals submitted by member institutions related to eligibility determinations for individual student-athletes rendered by the NAIA National Eligibility Center.

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Intent: To expand the Competitive Experience Committee to include one member of the Athletics Compliance Administrators Association and one additional member of the Athletic Directors Association.

Effective Date: August 1, 2022

Submitted by: Athletics Compliance Administrators Association

Co-sponsored by: Athletic Directors Association

 

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