Nell Jackson Executive of the Year Honorees 

The Nell Jackson Executive of the Year Honorees, formerly known as the Administrator of the Year Award, presented to Women Leaders in College Sports members, is bestowed annually to a senior-level athletics administrator who exemplifies the personal qualities and professional accomplishments of Dr. Nell Jackson. This award is given to an individual who demonstrates qualities such as courage, conviction and perseverance, and who is an advocate for gender equity and diversity. Please note all nominations are welcome, but emphasis will be placed on the achievement of minority women. 

2020Tiffany Walker Daniels, Southeastern Conference

 Dr. China L. Jude, University of Wyoming 

2018: Dr. Amy Wilson, NCAA

2017: Jill Redmond, Atlantic 10 Conference  

2016: Shirelle Jackson, University of Miami

2015: Julie Cromer Peoples, University of Arkansas

2014: Ann-Marie Guglieri, Colgate University 

2013: Delise O’Meally, NCAA

2012: Sharon Sanford, University at Buffalo 

2011: Carol Howe-Veenstra, College of Saint Benedict

2010: Marilyn Moniz-Kaho’ohanohano, University of Hawaii at Manoa

2009: Grace Calhoun, Indiana University

2008: Tonia Walker, Winston Salem State University

2007: Germaine McAuley, Spelman College

2006: Jacqueline “Jacqie” McWilliams, NCAA

2005: Carolayne Henry, Mountain West Conference

2004: Cindi Nagai, University of Denver

2003: Athena Yiamouyiannis, NAGWS

2002: Monique “Toni” Morgan, CIAA

2001: Amy B. Huchthausen, ACC

2000: Nona E. Richardson, Ball State University