Sports Council

The mission of the Columbia Sports Council is to define Columbia and the surrounding area as a premier sports/recreation destination by creating new events, capturing new sports business, and cultivating the growth of sustainable annual sports and recreation events.


The Columbia Sports Council meets quarterly, schedule to be announced.


Members serve four (4) year terms.

  • Campbell, Eddie
    Term Expires July 1, 2023
  • Martin, Christa
    Term Expires December 31, 2025
  • Murphy, Daniel
  • Ogilvie, Trent
    Term Expires July 1, 2021
  • Pounders, Shauna
    Term Expires July 1, 2023
  • Vining, Walker
    Term Expires July 5, 2024

Ex-Officio Members

Four Ex-Officio members have no voting rights and are permanent members of the Sports Council.

  • Athletics Representative
    Columbia Central High School
  • Athletics Representative
    Columbia State Community College
  • Mayor's Designee
    City of Columbia
  • Parks and Recreation Department Director
    City of Columbia

Meeting Attendance

It is the policy of the City of Columbia that all City-sponsored public meetings and events are accessible to people with disabilities. If you need assistance in participating in a meeting or event due to a disability as defined under the ADA, please call the City's ADA Coordinator at 931-560-1565 or email the City's ADA Coordinator at least three business days prior to the scheduled meeting or event to request an accommodation.