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20 July 2015 | in NUSF News

US-IUSF appoints New Secretary-General


ORLANDO - The United States International University Sports Federation (US-IUSF) has appointed Delise O’Meally as Secretary-General effective July 16, 2015. O’Meally, a long time collegiate sports administrator and current Executive Director of the National Consortium for Academics and Sports, replaces Dr. P. Stanley Brassie, former University of Georgia professor and department head who retired after 25 years of service to the Federation. O’Meally becomes only the third USA Secretary-General in the organization’s almost 50 year history, and the first woman in this role.

A prominent voice in national and international university sports, O’Meally has been involved in collegiate sports administration for more than 21 years with almost 17 years of service at the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). O’Meally served as the US-IUSF Vice-President for four years and currently serves as First Vice-President of FISU America, the Pan-American University Sports Federation, she sits on the FISU Executive Committee as well as the FISU Committee on the Development of University Sports.

A former collegiate tennis player from Montego Bay, Jamaica, O’Meally has been acknowledged with many honors for her work towards access, equality, and the success of student-athletes. Among her many achievements, she has been honored with the National Association of Collegiate Women Athletics Administrators (NACWAA) Nell Jackson Administrator of the Year Award and the Nova Southeastern University's Pioneer Award. She is an NCAA National Office President's Award Finalist and she has been featured in NCAA Champion Magazine, Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, and Who’s Who in Black Indiana. She also serves on the Board of the Ball State University Center for Peace and Conflict, and the Board of Overseers for Indiana University’s Tobias Center for Leadership Excellence. O’Meally has earned an MBA and a Juris Doctorate and is admitted to the Indiana Bar.


(Source: US-IUSF)