Barb Mullaly

Barb Mullaly
Barb Mullaly, posthumously (Builder)
 
Barb Mullaly's four-decade career as a classroom instructor, coach, and nationally decorated athletic administrator began in 1967 at Prince of Wales College. When UPEI was formed in 1969, she moved on to begin a long career at the university, initially as the first women's basketball and field hockey coach, eventually serving 13 years as director of athletics, and then retiring as the first Director of Wellness and Fair Treatment Advocate in 2006. Mullaly served as President of Atlantic University Sport (AUS), and chaired numerous committees and sports. Upon retirement, she was awarded an honorary lifetime membership in the AUS. She was the long-time chair of the Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) finance committee and a member of the CIS executive committee. She was awarded the CIS Austin-Matthews Award in 2007 for outstanding service to university sport. She was also named a UPEI Founder in 2010 and is the 2013 winner of the Rotary Club of Charlottetown Royalty's Mentor Award and 2016 Sports PEI President's Award for Service and Dedication to Sport. She served as president and director of Sport PEI, as PEI representative for the Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women in Sport, as Master Course Conductor in the National Coaching Certification Theory Program, and in several capacities over several Canada Games cycles. At the time of her death in 2016, Mullaly was active in several community organizations, including the UPEI Retirees' Association.