The 2019 NIRSA Triventure Committee is excited to announce that Lydie Gutfeld  will be the keynote speaker for the 2019 NIRSA Triventure taking place November 6–8 in San Diego, California!

Lydie Gutfeld has been presenting for over ten years on topics ranging from active aging, contracting, leadership, marketing, and staff management. With over 25 years in recreation, she brings an energetic and passionate view to the definition of leadership. She has worked for Beverly Hills, Culver City, Irvine, and now works for the City of Mission Viejo where she is the Recreation and Community Services Manager responsible for aquatics, tennis, recreation and fitness, teen programs, afterschool programs, special events, marketing, and staff development.

In May 2017, Lydie completed the master’s in public administration program at California State University Fullerton with a concentration in human resources. She currently serves on the CPRS State Board as President. In her spare time, Lydie runs a business where she is the owner, head coach, and choreographer for Cheer Better United, a nationally-ranked competitive cheer club in Orange County.

Register for the 2019 Triventure now and don’t miss this opportunity to learn from your peers! Also, take a look at the educational sessions being offered at the institute to start planning your schedule.

Register today and make sure you book your hotel room before the NIRSA room block sells out!


  • For more information, please contact NIRSA Assistant Director of Professional Development Brittany Rejda.
Professional Development Coordinator at | NIRSA Profile

Nick Zumbrun is currently the Professional Development Coordinator at NIRSA.