Lincoln (Pa) University Director of Athletics and Recreational Services, Harry Stinson III, has been appointed to the NCAA Division II Management Council as an Independent At-Large representative, effective immediately.
He replaces Bluefield College's John Lewis, who recently resigned the position on the committee, and will serve a four-year term which expires January 2025.
"I'm extremely honored and excited to be appointed to the Division II Management Council. Service is one of my values and this is a great opportunity to represent Lincoln University and to serve the membership of the NCAA on this committee," said Stinson. " This committee is very important within the NCAA governance structure. I truly look forward to serving and being an impactful member of this committee."
Stinson, has served on several NCAA committees including serving as the chairman of the NCAA Division II Committee on Infractions, serving on the NCAA Division II Enforcement and Infractions Task Force, NCAA Board of Governors Ad Hoc Committee on Sports Wagering, the NCAA Eligibility Center Advisory Board, and the NCAA Golf Regional Advisory Committee. He is also a member of many professional organizations including the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics, National Association for Athletic Compliance Division II Committee, and Minority Opportunities Athletic Association where he served on the Board of Directors (2013-2017).
The Management Council directly reports to the President's Council in the NCAA Governance structure. The group is comprised of athletic directors, senior woman administrators, faculty athletic representatives, Student-Athlete Advisory Committee representatives and at least one conference administrator.
This group recommends administrative policy and regulations that govern the division as well as reviewing and acting on recommendations from the Division II committee structure and from Division II representatives to committees with Association-wide functions.
Stinson joins Clark Atlanta's J. Lin Dawson and Virginia Union's Felicia Johnson as council members from HBCUs.