The purpose of the Athletics Council is to support the welfare of the student-athlete, protect institutional integrity, and ensure compliance with NCAA and SEC rules concerning academics.

Members Designation Term Expires Email Address
Dr. Lori Martin Faculty Athletic Representative
Dr. Mark Batzer Faculty – Biological Sciences June 2021
Vacant Faculty – TBD
Dr. Suresh Rai Faculty – Engineering June 2021
Dr. Emily Elliott Faculty – Psychology June 2021
Dr. Joan King Faculty – Food Science June 2021
Matt Lee Office of Provost Discretion
Stan Williams LSU Alumni Association representative 2022
Gordy Rush Tiger Athletic Foundation representative 2021
Sharon Lewis “L” Club representative 2021
Tommy Smith Non-Academic Staff representative 2021
Christian Mann Student Government representative 2021
Akiya Thymes (Softball) Student-Athlete representative Annual
Scott Woodward Director of Athletics (non-voting) n/a
Walt Holliday Academic Center for Student-Athletes (non-voting) n/a
Ashley Arceneaux Office of President (non-voting) n/a