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FRANKFORT, Ky. - The Minority Opportunities Athletic Association (MOAA) Board of Directors has selected Harry Stinson, Assistant Athletic Director for Compliance/External Operations at Kentucky State University, as a board member.Minority Opportunities Athletics Association

“It is a tremendous honor and blessing to be named to this board that has done so much for my career,” said Stinson. “MOAA is one of those organizations whose members are the movers and shakers of the industry and I am proud to be able to work on their behalf to continue to push the initiatives and mission of MOAA.  I am looking forward to working for MOAA and all of its members during my appointment period.”

Stinson, who is also the head coach for the KSU men’s golf team, has been at Kentucky State since 2009. Stinson is responsible for certifying student-athletes for competition, managing and monitoring all areas of athletics compliance and supervising all game day operations. He also serves as the sport administrator for nine sports and oversees athletic training.  He has also started the KSU Licensing Program, is the liaison between Athletics and Alumni Associations and is in charge of creating and implementing marketing, fundraising, fan development and development initiatives and programs for athletics.

He joins Derrick Magee, senior associate AD/business affairs at Alabama State and Peggy Davis, director of athletics at Virginia State as board members coming from HBCUs.
Also selected to join the board of the directors was Vicky Chun, director of athletics at Colgate University and Ed Scott, associate AD for student services at Binghamton University.

Others members of the board include Gail Barksdale, senior associate AD/SWA at Indiana University – Purdue University at Indianapolis; Mike Harrity, associate AD – student-athlete development & community programming, University of Notre Dame; China Jude, assistant vice president/athletics at Queens College; Lee McElroy, director of athletics & VP, athletics administration, University at Albany; Shelana Poindexter, associate, Parker Executive Search; and Donald Reed, senior associate AD for academics and athletic performance at the University at Buffalo.

Sharon Beverly Ph.D., director of athletics and physical education at Vassar College was elected President of the Association for the 2013-14 year.

“I want to thank Sean Frazier for his outstanding leadership, vision and tireless work during the past two years as our president,” said Beverly.  “I am looking forward to serving our membership and working with our sponsors and Board as we continue to push forward.  The Association is stronger than ever, with increased numbers for membership and our Symposium.  I encourage all our members to get involved in MOAA by volunteering for committee service.  We need everyone!”

In addition to Beverly, the following MOAA members were selected to serve as officers in 2013-14 – Executive Director Stan Johnson, president of Stan Johnson & Associates; First Vice President Mario Moccia, director of athletics at Southern Illinois University; and Second Vice President Darlene Gordon, director of championships and business operations/SWA at the Patriot League.

About MOAA:
MOAA promotes equitable employment opportunities for minorities in the athletics industry through the exchange of ideas, the creation of networking opportunities and the advocation of an increase in employment for minorities in athletics administration positions at all levels of the sports industry. The Association also promotes cultivating a sports environment that supports the values necessary to accept aspiring professionals from all walks of life. For more information on MOAA, please visit  MOAA is administered by the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA), which is in its 49th year.


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