INDIANPOLIS – University of the District of Columbia Faculty Athletics Representative (FAR) Dr. Thomas Bullock was appointed to serve on the NCAA Division II Management Council as the new East Coast Conference representative, effective immediately.
Bullock is the first person from UDC to serve on the Management Council representing the ECC, and he is the ECC's first FAR representative. His first in-person meeting will be held in conjunction with the upcoming NCAA Convention in January.
"Tom has been an active member of our conference-wide FAR group over the past three years, and he has a very strong handle on both Division II and the ECC," ECC Commissioner Dr. Robert Dranoff said. "I look forward to working with Dr. Bullock closely over the next few years in this new role."
As a member of the Management Council, Bullock will help the committee implement policies adopted by the Presidents Council and Executive Committee, resolve Division II issues, and make recommendations to the Presidents Council related to Division II matters among several other duties.
"I am honored to represent the East Coast Conference and University of the District of Columbia on the Division II Management Council," Dr. Bullock said. "Serving as a FAR with the FAR Leadership Institute and Advanced Leadership Institute has offered me a lot of insight and experience in terms of the structure of governance at the NCAA Division II level. It is a very inclusive process that I'm extremely proud to be a part of."
According to Director of Athletics Patricia Thomas, Dr. Bullock has provided exemplary leadership on the national level with the FAR Association as well as his service as chair of UDC's Compliance Committee.
"His day-to-day assistance as our Faculty Athletics Representative working closely with administrators, coaches and student-athletes is outstanding," Thomas said. "Dr. Bullock's presence on Management Council will serve the East Coast Conference and the University of the District of Columbia in a significant way."