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Christine Halsey Named Director Of Compliance At The West Coast Conference

Oct. 5, 2007

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SAN BRUNO, Calif. - Christine Halsey has been hired as the Director of Compliance at the West Coast Conference, announced Commissioner Michael Gilleran. Halsey, who served one year as a Championships and Marketing Assistant at the WCC, returns to the conference office after three years at the California Collegiate Athletic Association.

"I'm excited to welcome Christine back to the West Coast Conference," said Gilleran. "We're confident that she will excel in heading up the league's compliance efforts, and feel that she will serve the conference's membership exceptionally well."

Halsey will oversee all areas of WCC compliance and enforcement, including rules education, interpretations, National Letter of Intent programs, secondary violations, and eligibility waivers as well as serving as the liaison to the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC).

Halsey served as the Assistant Commissioner for Compliance and the Senior Woman Administrator at the CCAA, where she managed the league's compliance, oversaw the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC), and served a two-year term on the NCAA Division II Cross Country and Track & Field committee. She also led the community relations efforts for the USA Track & Field Local Organizing Committee in 2003. Prior to her time at the CCAA, Halsey was a Championships and Marketing Assistant at the WCC and served as an Athletic Event Manager at Stanford University.

Additionally, Halsey has worked as a freelance graphics operator for the San Francisco Giants, Oakland Athletics, Golden State Warriors, Seattle Mariners, Seattle Supersonics, Seattle Storm, KOMO 4 News in Seattle, and at the 2002 Winter Olympic Games in Salt Lake City, Utah. She is a 2005 graduate of the NACWAA/HERS Institute for Administrative Advancement.

Halsey competed in cross country and track & field at Vanderbilt University, where she earned a bachelor's degree in communication studies. She received All-Southeastern Conference honors in cross country in 1997, and served as team co-captain for the Commodores from 1997-98. She earned her master's degree in Sport Management at the University of San Francisco. Halsey and her husband Brad reside in Mountain View.