The Commissioner/Director is the primary administrator of the NIRA. The Commissioner is responsible for the day-to-day conference operations and serves as a Non-Voting member of the Council of Athletic Administrators and an authorized director of the corporation. The position works collaboratively with the Council of Athletic Administrators and Head Coaches on operational, strategic and marketing initiatives.
The National Intercollegiate Rugby Association is comprised of 16 member institutions. Each of these institutions sponsor NCAA rugby at their respective divisional levels and are committed to the expansion of women’s rugby at the highest level with eventual full sponsorship by the NCAA.