FHSAA Launches New Media Advisory Committee

GAINESVILLE, FLA. (9/24/18) – The Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) is pleased to announce the creation of its new Media Advisory Committee. The purpose of the committee is to monitor and assist the association in all media-related areas. Currently consisting of 12 members representing all four of FHSAA’s administrative sections, the committee will serve as a liaison between all media members in the state of Florida and the FHSAA. Members that have been appointed to the Media Advisory Committee include men and women from Florida based newspapers, digital media, television stations and radio. Moreover, individuals from FHSAA member schools were also selected.

Committee members include Jim Dooley, Alison Posey, Josh Wilson, Will Brown, Buddy Collings, Preston Jackson, Doug Pugh, Adam Regan, Benjamin Cure, Omar Delgado, Jordan McPherson, and Jodie Wagner. The Media Advisory Committee will offer recommendations for change to any policies if deemed necessary and will propose guidance to FHSAA staff.

“We are very excited to announce the creation of a Media Advisory Committee,” said George Tomyn, executive director of FHSAA. “In an effort to continue being transparent and innovative, this advisory committee will assist us in placing a continued spotlight on the youth of Florida and their education beyond the classroom. We are hopeful that this committee will assist us in effective communication with members of the media.”

Each committee member will serve a term of two years and shall not be eligible to immediately succeed themselves. Their terms expire in June 2020.

ABOUT THE FHSAA

The Florida High School Athletic Association supervises and regulates interscholastic athletic programs for high school students at member public, private and charter schools. The organization also recognizes and honors academic achievement among student-athletes at almost 800 middle, junior and senior high schools statewide. Headquartered in Gainesville, it is the official governing body for interscholastic athletics in Florida.