University of Georgia President Jere W. Morehead has been elected to the Southeastern Conference Executive Committee. The election took place June 1 during the conference’s annual spring meeting in Destin, Florida.
The seven-member Executive Committee is composed of three university presidents, two faculty athletics representatives, a senior woman administrator, and an athletic director. The primary responsibility of the committee is to oversee the financial and fiscal affairs of the SEC, including approving the annual operating budget of the conference.
Morehead also continues to represent the SEC as a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I Presidential Forum. He formerly chaired the SEC Working Group on Compliance, Enforcement, and Governance and served on the SEC Working Group on Student-Athlete Conduct.