SELINSGROVE, Pa. – Susquehanna University Director of Athletics Pam Samuelson has been elected to a leadership positions in the National Association of Division III Athletic Administrators. She will join the NADIIIAA Executive Committee as one of two at-large members.
The elections were announced by incoming President Joe Walsh of the Great Northeast Athletic Conference during the NADIIIAA Awards Reception following the conclusion of the 2016 NCAA Convention in San Antonio, Texas.
Samuelson has been the director of athletics at Susquehanna since July 2003. Samuelson came to Susquehanna after serving as assistant director of athletics at the University of Massachusetts-Boston. Prior to 1998, Samuelson served as the director of athletics at Curry College and also as coordinator of women’s athletics, coordinator of athletic recruiting, director of the sports center and director of intramural sports over a 10-year period at Beloit College. She also served as head coach of the volleyball and softball teams at Beloit. Samuelson graduated from Nebraska Wesleyan University with a BS in business administration and physical education. She earned her master's degree in physical education administration from Chadron State College and a Ph.D. in higher education administration from Boston College.
The elections took place by electronic voting of the NADIIIAA membership during the two weeks prior to the NCAA Convention. Over 240 NADIIIAA members cast ballots.
The members of the NADIIIAA Executive Committee are:
President: Joe Walsh, Great Northeast Athletic Conference
Vice President: Keri Alexander Luchowski, North Coast Athletic Conference
Secretary: Portia Hoeg, Allegheny College
Immediate Past President: Myra Sims, Emory and Henry College
Immediate Past Secretary: Marybeth Lamb, Bridgewater State University
Executive Director: Dick Rasmussen, UAA
At-Large Executive Committee Members: Stevie Baker-Watson, DePauw University; Pam Samuelson, Susquehanna University