The 2018 Facilities Institute will feature keynote speaker Arash Izadi

The 2018 NIRSA Recreation Facilities Institute Committee is happy to announce that Arash Izadi, Principal, Director of Sport + Recreation, LPA, Inc., will be the keynote speaker for the 2018 NIRSA Recreation Facilities Institute, presented by Mondo!

Arash has committed his career to the development of sport and recreation facilities that promote student learning and wellbeing. His passion for the success of college students drives the innovative designs of recreation centers across California and Texas. Arash guides clients, students, and athletes through the planning, programming, and design process to create sustainable and award-winning sport and recreation facilities while his technical expertise has gained him recognition as an industry leader.

Bringing more than 25 years of professional expertise, Arash’s experience includes project types ranging from recreation centers, aquatic facilities, tennis facilities, and stadia, as well as a variety of sports complexes. His contribution to community wellness and recreation design is featured in publications like the Water Efficiency Journal, Los Angeles Wave, Orange County Register, and more, and Arash advocates for sustainable recreation facility design at large-scale speaking engagements at Athletic Business, Community College Facility Coalition, California Parks and Recreation Society, and California Independent Schools Conference.

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to learn from and get inspired by Arash! Also, the institute will of course feature the best educational sessions completely focused on campus rec facilities. Attendees will also qualify for continuing education units (CEUs) across all eight of NIRSA’s core competencies. CEUs can be used for application or renewal into the Registry of Collegiate Recreational Sports Professionals.

Register today and take advantage of early bird pricing!

  • For more information, please contact NIRSA Assistant Director of Professional Development Brittany Rejda.
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Nick Zumbrun is currently the Professional Development Coordinator at NIRSA.