Kimball, McAfee Earn NCAA Division I Appointments

INDIANAPOLIS – University of New Hampshire Associate Athletic Director for Operations Carrie Kimball and Assistant Athletic Director for Event Management Kate McAfee were recently named representatives on the NCAA Division I Committee and will begin appointments on September 1, 2013.

“I’m happy for both Carrie and Kate to be nominated and selected to serve on these important NCAA committees,” said Steve Metcalf, Deputy Athletic Director. “I'm sure that they both will provide valuable input, while also serving as a professional growth opportunity.”

Kimball, who has been working as part of the UNH event management staff for the past 11 years, was appointed to the NCAA Division I Women’s Gymnastics Committee. Kimball will enter her first season on the committee, which is responsible for regulating rules, supervising championships and ensuring that the philosophies and standards of the NCAA are promoted and enforced.

Kimball is responsible for the management and administration of several athletic contests at UNH, including basketball, cross country, football, gymnastics, soccer, track and field and volleyball. Other duties include special event logistics, season and practice scheduling, facility rentals and the administration and oversight of summer camps.

McAfee will enter her first year as a member of the NCAA Women’s Lacrosse Rules Committee, which is responsible for overseeing the direction of the sport through formal rule proposals while discussing future rule considerations.

McAfee is in her second stint at UNH and was promoted to the position of Assistant Athletic Director for Event Management in July 2011. She serves as the on-site administrator for multiple intercollegiate athletics events, including men’s and women’s ice hockey, football, field hockey, men’s soccer and women’s lacrosse. In addition to handling all emergencies and risk management for events, McAfee’s other duties include scheduling, training and supervising all event staff and minor officials.

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