Karr selected to NCAA Committee

Courtesy of NMU Athletics

Forrest Karr

NMU Athletic Director Forrest Karr

MARQUETTE, Mich. – Northern Michigan University Director of Athletics Forrest Karr has been selected to serve on the NCAA Committee on Competitive Safeguards and Medical Aspects of Sports. His term of service will run through September 1, 2017.

“I look forward to working with committee members and improving safety for student-athletes in all NCAA sports,” Karr said.

Karr previously served on the NCAA Men’s and Women’s Ice Hockey Rules Committee from 2006-2010, chairing the group from 2008-2010. During that time, the Rules Committee worked with the Committee on Competitive Safeguards on several important issues. Ultimately, the Rules Committee passed strict contact to the head legislation that led the way for many other organizations.

Karr has also worked in the NCAA General Counsel’s office and is a member of the Sports Lawyers Association (SLA).

Karr is currently a volunteer member of the Marquette Mountain Ski Patrol and has been a member of the National Ski Patrol since 2006.