Cal State East Bay Director of Athletics Debby De Angelis
Cal State East Bay Director of Athletics Debby De Angelis was selected as one of 11 nominees that will be inducted into the Alameda County Women's Hall of Fame on Mar. 31. De Angelis, who is in her 11th year at the helm of the Cal State East Bay Athletics Department, was selected as this year's inductee from the Sports & Athletics category and will be honored at the Induction Ceremony on Mar. 31 in Oakland.
“I am very honored to have been selected for this award,” De Angelis said. “To be recognized for the work I love both in collegiate athletics and with rowing means a lot to me. I am thankful to Themy Adachi, Mills College Athletics Director, for her nomination and to the committee for my selection.”
The Hall of Fame induction is just the latest in a long series of accolades for De Angelis, who has been recognized both locally and nationally for her leadership, service and contributions to the many organizations she has represented. During her time at Cal State East Bay, De Angelis has been acknowledged for her leadership of the athletics department, collecting national Athletic Director of the Year honors in 2008 and regional Athletic Director of the Year accolades in both 2007 and 2008. In 2010, De Angelis was honored as the Cal State East Bay Associated Students, Inc., Ex-Officio Board Member of the Year for her service to the student government. De Angelis was also honored for her contributions to the rowing community, earning National Women's Rowing Association Woman of the Year honors in 1983.