AMERICUS -- Shirley Green-Reese
, formally of Americus, has accomplished many titles in her
is the associate director of Recreational Services and Sponsors Program at the Department of Recreational Services at Georgia State University in Atlanta.Her
main task, at present, is to market and sponsor program revenues for the new recreational facility that is presently being built at Georgia State University.The facility, which will open in June 2001, is for the faculty, students and staff members.
Organization and consistence has always been a guiding force in my personal and professional life, said Green-Reese
is the former interim director of athletics at Albany State University.She
also served as the associate director of Athletics ; Senior Women's Athletic Administrator ; and NCAA/National Youth Sports Program as project administrator and activity director.She
was an associate professor of health, physical education and recreation.
I will be working with the African-American Department and the Enter City Games at Georgia State University, said Green-Reese
served on several state and national committees including ; the NCAA Council ; the NCAA Management Council ; the NCAA Post Graduate Scholarship Committee ; the NCAA National Youth Sports Program Committee ; the NCAA Walter Byers Scholarship Committee ; the NCAA South Regional Women's Basketball Championship Committee ; the NCAA Championship Project Task Team Committee ; the NCAA Division II Cast Containment Committee ; the NCAA Division II Sub-Committee on Eligibility Appeals ; the NCAA Division II Sub-Committee on Provisional Membership ; the NCAA Minority Opportunities and Interest Committee ; NCAA/NYSP State (Georgia) Coordinator ; the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) Fund-raising Committee ; the SIAC five Year Strategy Planning Committee ; the Georgia State Games Commission ; and the National Athletic Committee.She
was the only black female serving on the NCAA Council of about 15 members from all parts of the nation.Green-Reese
attended Savannah State University for four years.There she
bachelor of science degree in health, physical education and recreation.After graduating she
came home to Americus and worked for Reese Park Middle School for about four months, before relocating to New Port News, Va. While in Virginia, she
was hired as a health physical education instructor and head women's basketball coach at Ferguson High School.She
did not come from a big athletic family.
As a child, I played very little basketball.I was a cheerleader and a member of the late Thelma Barnum Famous Dance Group, said Green-Reese
Ph.D from Florida State University.She
served as the chairman for the Honorable George Hooks Celebration Committee 2000 which was held recently in Americus.
I do intend on another Hooks celebration, at a time when he
least expects it from the community, said Green-Reese
is the daughter of Bernice Green of Americus and the late David Green Sr.
Street address1612 Vienna RoadAmericus, GA 31709
Mailing addressP.O. Box 1247