President: Christi Kelsey, Cora Thompson
Treasurer: Tim Byram
Secretary: Moira Long
Regional Poll Chair: TBA
Senior Classic Committee Co-Chairs: Scott Fitzgerald, Mike Houlihan
Awards & Communication: Rob Palardy
Web Administrator: Rob Palardy

NEWVA Poll Committee Members (3 yr term)

Conference Representative School
Chair Mike Houlihan UMass Boston
CCC Danielle Soubliere Roger Williams
GNAC Denitra Seals Emmanuel
Independent Alesia Vaccari Brandeis
LEC Mike Houlihan UMass Boston
MASCAC Amanda Beckwith MCLA
NAC Brett Sayer Colby-Sawyer
NECC Scott Wright Regis
NESCAC Melissa DeRan Bates
NEWMAC Eric Neely Babson



Conference Representative School Last Rotation
Chair Christi Kelsey Williams 2016
GNAC Craig Kolek Rivier 2014
LEC Bob Weiner Keene State 2015
MASCAC Carey Egan Framingham State 2015
NAC Brett Sayer
NECC Braden Zamore Daniel Webster 2015
NESCAC Jennifer Bowman Trinity 2015
NEWMAC Fran Vandermeer Smith 2014
CCC open


AVCA All-Region Committee (three-year term)

Conference Representative School Last Rotation


Tim Byram Endicott 2014
NEWMAC Moira Long Springfield 2013
CCC Bret Stothart Western New England 2013
NESCAC Josh Edmed Conn Coll 2015
Independent Michelle Kim Brandeis 2013
LEC open    
NAC Brett Sayer Colby-Sawyer 2013
GNAC open    
MASCAC open    
NECC open    


AVCA Division III Head Coaches Committee (three-year term)

Provides an opportunity for coaches to exercise their voice as well as presents a chance to give back to the volleyball community. The committee holds a call once a month throughout the school year where they discuss current events in volleyball and the AVCA. If you are interested in serving on this committee, please contact the committee chair Becky Schmidt at 616-395-7682 or

Conference Representative School Last Rotation
Chair Tammy Swearingen
Simmons College  2014
NAC open

NESCAC Karen Corey Bowdoin College  2015
NEWMAC Dorothy Webb Wellesley College  2014
CCC open    
NECC Sheila Gisbrecht Elms College  2014
LEC open