LuWanna L. Williams was named Acting Athletic Director on July 1, 2016 and will remain in this postion until a Athletic Director is named. Also, she is the Associate Director of Athletics, Compliance Director and Deputy Title IX Officer at Fort Valley State University. LuWanna oversees all aspects of student-athlete recruiting and certification by the University, ensuring all rules and regulations set forth by the institution, the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) and the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) are followed. LuWanna is the Compliance Chair for the SIAC and is the first line of communication for new Compliance Directors in the conference.
LuWanna offers job shadowing opportunities and monthly call opportunities to discuss NCAA rules, eligibility and certification. Under her tenure as chair, the first SIAC compliance manual is being generated to ensure that all conference institutions have a guide towards eligibility, certification and compliance operations.
Additionally, at Fort Valley State University, LuWanna serves on a variety of University Committees: Judicial/ Student Conduct, Academic Appeals, Registration, Title IX and the Scholarship Committee. LuWanna successfully spearheaded the completion of the NCAA Compliance audit and Blueprint Review visit in 2010 and the NCAA Institutional Self Study in 2012. LuWanna was selected to attend the 2010 NCAA Effective Facilitator Workshop.