BOARDS & COMMISSIONS
Agenda—Atlanta Town Hall Meeting
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   Current Section
The Secretary of Education's Commission on Opportunity in Athletics

Wyndham Atlanta
160 Spring St. N.W.
Atlanta, GA
Phone: 404-688-8600

Tuesday, August 27th
8:00 Registration tables open, in front of Centennial ballroom, ground floor
8:30 Doors open, Centennial ballroom, ground floor
9:00 Town Hall meeting begins,
Room: Centennial ballroom, ground floor
Bill Hansen: Deputy Secretary, U. S. Department of Education,
opening remarks and brief introduction of Co-Chairs
(15 minutes)
9:15 Co-Chairs Ted Leland and Cynthia Cooper opening remarks, which will include self introductions by each commissioner (10 minutes)
9:30 Panel One: (one hour; 5-10 minutes per person followed by Q & A)
  • The Honorable Birch Bayh: Former U. S. Senator, Indiana, 1963-1981
  • Beverly Ledbetter: General Counsel, Brown University
  • Marcia Greenberger: Co-President, National Women's Law Center
Panel Two: (one hour 10 minutes; 5-10 minutes per person followed by Q & A)
  • Leo Kocher: University of Chicago, Head Wrestling Coach
  • Christine Grant: Associate Professor, Department of Health, Leisure & Sports Studies and former Women's Athletic Director at the University of Iowa
  • Steve Erber: Athletic Director, Muhlenberg College, NCAA Division III
  • Bob Groseth: Head Coach, Men and Women's Swimming, Northwestern University
Panel Three: (one hour; 5-10 minutes per person followed by Q & A)
  • Ron Gailmore: United States Olympic Committee, National Governing Board, Gymnastics
  • Judith Sweet: NCAA, Vice-President for Championships and Senior Woman Administrator
  • Christine Stolba: Senior Fellow with Independent Women's Forum
12:30 p.m. Break for lunch
2:00 Resume meeting with period for public comments (three hours)
Room: Centennial ballroom, ground floor
3-5 minutes per person.
5:00 Meeting concludes for the day

 

Wednesday, August 28th

8:00 Registration tables open, in front of Centennial ballroom, ground floor
8:30 Doors open, Centennial ballroom, ground floor
9:00 Meeting begins, brief remarks from Co-Chairs (2 minutes)
Room: Centennial ballroom, ground floor
Crista Leahy: Attorney and author, present a historical review of
Title IX (30 minutes), followed by Q & A (30 minutes)
10:00 Panel: (one hour; 5-10 minutes per person with Q & A)
  • Grant Teaff: Executive Director, American Football Coaches Association
  • Gary Phillips: Georgia High School Athletic Association
  • Ron Mirikitani: Professor of Physical Education, St. Louis Community College, Meramec campus
  • Teresa Check: Athletic Director, Central State University
11:00 Resume meeting with period for public comments (two hours) 3-5 minutes per person.
1:00 p.m. Meeting closes


 
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