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Friday, January 8, 2010
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BCS governance


The BCS is managed by the commissioners of the 10 NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) conferences and the director of athletics at the University of Notre Dame. The conferences are American Athletic, Atlantic Coast, Big Ten, Big 12, Conference USA, Mid-American, Mountain West, Pac-12, Southeastern and Sun Belt.

The conference commissioners and the Notre Dame athletics director make decisions regarding all BCS issues, in consultation with an athletics directors advisory group and subject to the approval of a board of managers whose members represent all 125 Football Bowl Subdivision programs.

Board of Managers
Rodney Bennett - President, University of Southern Mississippi (C-USA)
Anthony Frank - President, Colorado State University (Mountain West)
Judy Genshaft - President, University of South Florida (American Athletic)
Jack Hawkins- Chancellor, Troy University (Sun Belt)
Rev. John Jenkins - President, University of Notre Dame (Independent)
Bernie Machen - President, University of Florida (SEC)
Roderick McDavis - President, Ohio University (MAC)
Max Nikias - President, University of Southern California (Pac-12)
Harvey Perlman (chair) - Chancellor, University of Nebraska (Big Ten)
Bill Powers - President, University of Texas (Big 12)
Charles W. Steger - President, Virginia Polytechnic and State University (ACC)

Conference Commissioners and Notre Dame Athletics Director
Mike Aresco (American Athletic)
Britton Banowsky (C-USA)
Karl Benson (Sun Belt)
Bob Bowlsby (Big 12)
Jim Delany (Big Ten)
Larry Scott (Pac-12)
Mike Slive (SEC)
Jon Steinbrecher (MAC)
Jack Swarbrick (Notre Dame)
John Swofford (ACC)
Craig Thompson (Mountain West)

AD Advisory Group
Barry Alvarez (Wisconsin - Big Ten)
Thomas Boeh (Fresno State - Mountain West)
Tom Bowen (Memphis - American Athletic)
Joe Castiglione (Oklahoma - Big 12)
Jeremy Foley (Florida - SEC)
Pat Haden (USC - Pac-12)
Chris Massaro (Middle Tennessee State - Conference USA)
Terry Mohajir (Arkansas State - Sun Belt)
Mike O'Brien (Toledo - MAC)
Stan Wilcox (Florida State - ACC)

BCS executive director
Bill Hancock