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Sun Devil Athletics Board

Kevin McGraw, Professor, Life Sciences

The board is advisory to the president on policies, programs and other matters pertaining to intercollegiate athletics. The board, comprised of faculty and student members, is appointed by and responsible to the president (three year terms). Two student members are appointed by the president on the recommendation of the senior vice president for educational outreach and student services, and two student-athlete members are selected by the Student-Athlete Advisory Board.

Faculty members:

  • Art Blakemore, Senior Vice Provost and Professor, Economics (2020)
  • Matthew Buman, Associate Professor, Downtown Phoenix campus (2021)
  • Laurie Chassin, Regents' Professor, Psychology (2021)
  • Nicola Foote, Professor and Vice Dean, Honors College (2021)
  • Kevin McGraw, Professor, Life Sciences (2020)
  • Lindsey Mean, Associate Professor, West campus (2021)
  • Elsie Moore, Professor, Social Transformation (2020)
  • Alberto Rios, Professor, English (2021)
  • Tom Sugar, Professor and Associate Dean, Honors College, Polytechnic campus (2022)

Student members: 

  • Grant House, SAAC Co-President
  • Maddie Hunter, SAAC Co-President
  • Leah Jones, Graduate and Professional Student Association
  • Nikki Tran, Undergraduate Student Government

Voting ex officio:

  • Frederick Corey, Vice Provost and Associate Professor (Provost Designee)
  • Katie Paquet, Vice President, Media Relations and Strategic Communications
  • James Rund, Senior Vice President, Educational Outreach and Student Services
  • Christine Wilkinson, Senior Vice President and Secretary of the University, and President and CEO of the ASU Alumni Association
  • Jeffrey Wilson, Associate Professor, Economics (Faculty Athletic Representative)

Non-voting ex officio:

  • Ray Anderson, Vice President, University Athletics
  • Rick Dircks, Chair, Board of Directors, Alumni Association
  • Shirley Rose, President, University Senate