The LSU Athletics Council

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

Members Designation Term Expires Email Address
Dr. Lori Martin Faculty Athletic Representative lorim@lsu.edu
Dr. Matthew Valasik Faculty – Sociology June 2024
Dr. Jas Sullivan Faculty –  Political Science June 2024
Dr. Suresh Rai Faculty – Engineering June 2022
Dr. Emily Elliott Faculty – Psychology June 2022
Dr. Joan King Faculty – Food Science June 2022
Matt Lee Office of Provost Discretion
Stan Williams LSU Alumni Association representative 2022
Gordy Rush Tiger Athletic Foundation representative June 2022
Sharon Lewis National L Club representative June 2022
Tommy Smith Non-Academic Staff representative June 2022
TJ Polk Student Government representative June 2022
Sanaa Dotson (VB) Student-Athlete representative Annual
Scott Woodward Director of Athletics (non-voting) n/a athletics@lsu.edu
Walt Holliday Academic Center for Student-Athletes (non-voting) n/a
Ashley Arceneaux Office of President (non-voting) n/a