Charlotte, NC - Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Senior Associate Commissioner for External Relations & Strategic Marking Suzette McQueen has been appointed to the NCAA Committee on Women's Athletics. McQueen's term on the committee will being on September 1, 2018 and run until 2022.
McQueen, who joined the CIAA in 2016, will be part of the 18-person association-wide committee that studies and makes policy recommendations concerning opportunities for women in athletics at the institutional, conference, and national levels as well as other issues directly affecting women's athletics.
"I am excited to be able to represent the CIAA and our member institutions on the Committee for Women's Athletics. Given the recent results of the NCAA survey on the role of the Senior Woman Administrator, I look forward to help strengthen the messaging of the importance of having a seat at the table and being able to make an impact. I also believe that the committee plays a vital role in advancing and enhancing the student-athlete experience."
Upon joining the conference office, McQueen's role has entailed responsibility for the management of sponsorship, media rights, promotions, media relations, and marketing for the CIAA's 14 championships. She also serves as the CIAA Senior Woman Administrator and coordinates SWA monthly meetings. Prior to the CIAA, McQueen was the Associate Director of the Davidson College Athletic Fund. She served as Assistant AD for External Affairs and Media Relations/SWA at Adelphi University from 2001-2011. A former student-athlete from the University of Michigan, McQueen earned her M.A. in Sport Administration from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill.