SBC DEI Consortium

We are a network of Sun Belt Conference diversity executive leaders. We welcome athletics diversity and inclusion designees and c-suite diversity leaders.  

Beginning April 19, 2023, our 45-minute virtual meetings will be held monthly on Zoom. The access link will be posted to the agenda for that meeting. Immediately following each virtual meeting will be 15 minutes reserved for networking.  

During our convenings, you will have opportunities to build connections while gaining new tools and frameworks, helping us build a more diverse, equitable, inclusive Sun Belt Conference consortium. The 2024 meeting dates and times can be found below.

University DEI Leader
Appalachian State University Jamie Parson
Arkansas State University Lonnie Williams
Coastal Carolina University Travis Overton 
Georgia Southern University Dominique A. Quarles
Georgia State University Rihana S. Mason
James Madison University Malika Carter-Hoyt & Kevin White
University of Louisiana at Lafayette Kiwana McClung
University of Louisiana Monroe Pamela Higgens Saulsberry
Marshall University Shelvy L. Campbell-Monroe
Old Dominion University Veleka Gatling & Ron Moses
University of South Alabama Joél Billingsley
University of Southern Mississippi Jaborius Ball
Troy University Sandy Atkins


2024 Virtual Sun Belt DEI Consortium Meeting dates.  All meetings will be held at 11:00 EST.

January 24th
February 27th
March 27th
April 24th
May 22nd
June 26th
July 24th
August 14th
September 18th
October 16th
November 13th
December 11th


Previous 2023 Meetings

April 19th, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00p.m. 
May 17th, 11:00 a.m. – Noon
June 14th, 11:00 a.m. – Noon
July 12th, 11:00 a.m. – Noon 
August 9th, 11:00 a.m. – Noon 
September 13th, 11:00 a.m. – Noon 
October 11th, 11:00 a.m. – Noon 
November 8th, 11:00 a.m. – Noon 
December 13th, 11:00 a.m. – Noon 

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