Shelby Forchtner was appointed to the AVCA in the spring of 2023 and will complete the remainder of retiring two-year college board representative Paula Wiedemann ending December 31, 2023. Shelby will be eligible for two three-year terms on the board if she chooses to be placed on the election ballot. The Two-Year College board representative leads the entire two-year college sector made up of the CCCAA, the NJCAA, and the NWAC. Areas of focus for her term include:
Enhancing the Two-Year College Players to Watch Program.
Establishing best practices for two-year college programs and their collaboration with sports information.
Advocating for the continued emergence of beach volleyball and men’s volleyball.
Championing the two-year college experience as a viable option for aspiring student-athletes and coaches.
If there are other issues you think the AVCA should be focusing on at the Two-Year College level, please contact Shelby or AVCA Two-Year College staff liaison Kennedy Wells.