Chuck Dunlap, Tammy Wilson Promoted to Directors of SEC Communications
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama – The Southeastern Conference has announced that Chuck Dunlap and Tammy Wilson have each been promoted to the position of Director of Communications in the league office.
Dunlap and Wilson previously served as associate directors of media relations and will assume their new roles as the media relations department is renamed the SEC Communications Department.
“Chuck Dunlap and Tammy Wilson are long-time members of the SEC Office who provide strong leadership and experience to their areas and are critical to the success of our communications department as it moves into a new era,” said SEC Commissioner Mike Slive. “As the communications landscape evolves and the methods by which information is gathered change, it is important to have experienced and dedicated people to guide our communications efforts.”
Dunlap is a 1999 graduate of Mississippi State University who earned his Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Alabama-Birmingham in 2004. He joined the SEC as an intern in 1999 and was named assistant director of media relations in 2002 before being promoted to associate director in 2007. Dunlap will now assume primary responsibility for communications for the sport of football and will continue to handle those duties for baseball and golf.
Wilson, a 1992 graduate of Central Florida who earned her Master’s degree in Advertising and Public Relations from Alabama in 1996, has been with the SEC office for 16 years. She joined the staff in 1997 and was promoted to her current position in 2001. She has also worked in the sports information offices at the University of Alabama and East Carolina University. Wilson will continue to primarily be responsible for communications efforts in the sports of women’s basketball and tennis.
Director of Communications Craig Pinkerton will continue to maintain primary responsibilities in the sports of men’s basketball and soccer. Assistant director Sean Cartell will continue to oversee digital network and social media operations while coordinating communications for track & field and equestrian while assisting with football. Assistant director Chevonne Mansfield will continue to coordinate communications for the sports of volleyball, swimming, gymnastics and softball.
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