involved with a number of issues related to the SWC post-season basketball tournament,
including assisting with ticket operations and coordinating VIP hotel arrangements.
A 1992 graduate of SMU, Chambless, formerly Coley Jordan, was an All-
SWC women's golfer for the naitonally ranked Lady Mustangs and served as the
team's co-captain. She was also appointed by late SMU president A. Kenneth
Pye to the SMU Athletic Council.
Bo Carter is in his 10th year with the Southwest
Conference media relations office. Carter is responsible
for the overall operation of the media relations office, with
primary responsibilities being football and baseball.
Carter joined the SWC office in August, 1986, after
12 years at Mississippi State University. He served as sports information director
for eight years and assistant sports information director for four years. Carter was
named SID for the Bulldogs' athletic program in 1978, succeeding the legendary
Carter is a former president of the National Collegiate Baseball Writers
Association (NCBWA) and has been chairman of the College Sports Information
Directors of America (CoSIDA) Membership Services Committee. He is also a
member of the United States Basketball Writers of America (USBWA) and
Football Writers Association of America (FWAA). Carter has served on the
CoSIDA Publications Committee and Gambling Awareness Committee as well
as the NCAA Communications Committee.
The Sheffield, Ala., native worked with some of college basketball's best
teams while in the SWC and at Mississippi State while making eight total trips to
the College World Series in Omaha, Neb. In 1993, he won the Wilbur Snypp
Award for service to the NCBWA and is a member of the NCAA Communications
Committee. Before joining Mississippi State, Carter was in sports with the
Nashville Tennessean as a summer intern and then a full-time staff writer for two
Assistant Director of Media Relations
Charley Green, who has been an assistant on three
sports information staffs of leading NCAA Division I
institutions, has been SWC Assistant Director of Media
Relations Since, May 1995.
Green is a native of Philadelphia, Pa., and entered
the field as a student assistant at the University of Texas
from 1988-91. After graduating from Texas, he later served as a staff assistant
at the University of Florida under SID John Humenik in 1992.
The veteran of numerous SWC championship events and co-media host of
the Dr Pepper SWC Women's Basketball Classic from 1993-95 started in the
SMU sports information department as an intern in 1992 and was elevated to full-
time status in 1993. He was chief of media operations for the 1994 NCAA Men's
Golf Championships in McKinney.
Green serves as the key media relations contact for the 1996 NCAA
Midwest Men's Basketball First Round Tournament games at Reunion Arena in
March and will be media relations coordinator for the men's portion of the '96 SWC
Basketball Classic. He will also supervise media relations for SWC men's and
women's outdoor track and field.
WtESM Chris Ward
I Assistant Director of Media Relations
Hi ^p f)B Chris Ward, former media services director for the
I CISL finalist Dallas Sidekicks, has been an Assistant
£ ' m I Director of SWC Media Relations since Oct., 1994.
^ . ^l Ward, a 1992 graduate of Texas Christian Univer-
M | sity with a degree in advertising/public relations, also
mmmmW 4%. mmmmmM servec| as a media services intern under the illustrious
Kevin Sullivan of the Dallas Mavericks' NBA squad during his Aug., 1993-
Oct., 1994 tenure at Reunion Arena.
Prior to his assignment with the Sidekicks and Mavericks, the TCU alumnus
served with Paul Lazaro & Associates in advertising and public relations for such
accounts as the Fort Worth Transportation Authority, the Worthington Hotel, and
the Fairmont Hotel in Dallas, and Panhandle Slim clothing.
He also worked on the sports staff of the Fort Worth STAR-TELEGRAM as
a high school basketball correspondent and with the TCU Department of Athletics
in ticket renewals and marketing.
The current Arlington resident assisted in publications such as the sidekicks' and Mavericks' media guides, the Dallas Mavericks' PRESS (official team
publication), professional contest game notes, and various new release
Assistant Director of Media Relations
Jennifer Hartley joined the Southwest Conference
staff as an Assitant Director of Media Relations in Jan.,
Hartley is a Dec, 1994 graduate of the University
of Texas journalism school. As a student assistant in the
sports information office at Texas, she assisted with
football and baseball along with general office assignments. At the SWC, she
works directly with women's basketball, indoor track and field, men's and
women's golf, and volleyball. The San Antonio native also aids with other SWC
projects as designated by the Commissioner. She came to the SWC after a stint
as a media relations staffer for the 1994 Builders Square Alamo Bowl.
While a student, Hartley served as a volunteer to help coordinate the public
relations efforts for the Neighborhood Longhorns community outreach program
near the Texas campus.
The Dean's List student in the UT journalism school serves as the media
relations contact for the women's portion of the Dr Pepper SWC Classic. She has
served as a volunteer for many events including the 1995 NCAA Men's Basketball
First and Second Rounds in Austin.
Director of Marketing and Special Events
Russell Warren returned to the Southwest Conference as Director of Marketing and Special Events in Jan.,
1995. Warren is making his second tour of duty with the
^B^^ ■ Warren, most recently University Ticket Manager
mmmMmm. MMmm at Baylor, was a student assistant in the sports information office at Texas Tech under SID Joe Hornaday before graduating in 1988. The
Plains native later served as Assistant Ticket Manager for the SWC in 1988-89
while working with the 1989 Midwest Region Men's Basketball Championship
and the SWC Classic postseason basketball tournaments.
In 1989-90, Warren was a marketing and sales representative for the Dallas
Cowboys before he gravitated to SMU as assistant ticket manager from 1990-93.
At Baylor from 1993 to early-1995, he was in charge of ticket operations at both
Floyd Casey Stadium and the Ferrell Center.
^m^ Kelsey Hayes
Ml Assistant Director of Marketing
* £&m Ml Kelsey Hayes, a 1995 Univeristy of Texas gradu-
l ate in speech communications, joined the Southwest
BL^lJ P Conference office in Aug, 1995 as Assistant Director for
^k Hayes will have a variety of duties related to the
^^g ^^^H marketing and promotion of the SWC and will assist the
Director of Marketing with the sale of corporate packages for the Dr Pepper SWC
The Ft. Worth native worked on the administrative staff of Texas Athletics
Director DeLoss Doodds and was a Texas Angel hostess during her undergraduate days in Austin. She also served as an intern for Bill Schoening and
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