Stuart Bell stands at lectern

SEC Announces 2023-2024 Executive Committee; UA’s Dr. Bell to Serve as President

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – University of Alabama President Dr. Stuart Bell will begin a two-year term as the president of the SEC’s Executive Committee starting July 1, the Southeastern Conference announced Tuesday. 

University of Tennessee Chancellor Dr. Donde Plowman will begin a two-year term as vice president of the committee while University of Mississippi Faculty Representative Ron Rychlak continues as the secretary. 

Joining the committee is University of Missouri President Dr. Mun Choi who will become vice president in 2025. Continuing members of the committee are University of Arkansas Director of Athletics Hunter Yurachek, Mississippi State University Senior Woman Administrator Ann Carr and Texas A&M University Faculty Athletics Representative Paul Batista.

The SEC Executive Committee is comprised of the three officers of the Conference and four individuals elected at the regular annual conference meeting. The elected members are composed of a chief executive officer, director of athletics, senior woman administrator and faculty athletics representative.

The primary responsibility of the SEC Executive Committee is to approve the annual operating budget of the Conference and oversee all financial and fiscal affairs of the Conference as administered by the commissioner.

2023-24 Southeastern Conference Executive Committee

Dr. Stuart Bell (Alabama), president 
Dr. Donde Plowman (Tennessee), vice president  
Ron Rychlak (Ole Miss), secretary
Dr. Mun Choi (Missouri)
Hunter Yurachek (Arkansas)
Ann Carr (Mississippi State)
Dr. Paul Batista (Texas A&M)