Congratulations to the following movers and shakers within NIRSA!

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Members on the Move

Alex Accetta, formerly Assistant Vice President at Portland State University, is now Executive Director, Recreation & Wellness at Stanford University.

Joseph Arledge, formerly Graduate Assistant of Fitness and Wellness at Missouri State University- Springfield, is now Coordinator of Fitness Programs at Florida Gulf Coast University.

Patrick Binder, formerly Graduate Assistant, Facility Operations at University of Iowa, is now Program Assistant, Facility Operations at University of Minnesota-Twin Cities.

John Blihar, formerly Director at University of Massachusetts Amherst, is now Director of Campus Recreation at University of Tulsa.

Lance Boehm, formerly Intramural Supervisor at Loyola University Chicago, is now Intramural Sports Graduate Assistant at University of Oklahoma Norman Campus.

Leslie Boyce, formerly Assistant Director Facilities Operations at Stony Brook University, is now Associate Director Facilities at Florida Atlantic University.

Shane Boyer, formerly at Texas State University, is now Parks & Recreation Programmer at The City of Kyle.

Sarah Broderick, formerly Manager Intramural Sport Clubs and Aquatics at York University, is now Manager Recreation & Wellness at Wilfrid Laurier University.

Skyler Brooke, formerly Graduate Assistant, Fitness & Wellness at University of Nebraska At Omaha, is now Assistant Director of Strength and Fitness Programs at University of Nebraska at Omaha.

Janae Carroll, formerly Intramural Sports Supervisor at University of North Carolina at Charlotte, is now Intramural Sports Graduate Assistant at University of Kentucky.

Shanie Chambers, formerly Fitness Director at University of San Francisco, is now Director of the Rec Sports at University of San Francisco.

Claire Cox, formerly Health Programming & Marketing Coordinator at Central Washington University, is now Administrative Assistant to the Vice Chancellor at Washington State University Tri-Cities.

LeAnne Davis, formerly at University of North Georgia, is now Graduate Assistant of Intramural Sports & Sport Clubs at University of Mississippi.

Dylan Dobbs, formerly Facility Supervisor at The University of Tennessee, is now Facility Operations Graduate Assistant at University of Mississippi.

Tom Dougherty, formerly Coordinator Intramural and Club Sports at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, is now Assistant Director Sport Programs at University of Vermont.

Allison Einhouse, formerly at Northern Illinois University, is now Facility Reservations and Special Projects Coordinator at University of Arizona.

Aaron Elder, formerly Recreation Supervisor at North Carolina Central University, is now Graduate Assistant for Sport Clubs and Inclusive Recreation at James Madison University.

Daniel Elkins, formerly Professor and Director at Illinois State University, is now Associate Vice President for Academic Fiscal Management at Illinois State University.

Chad Ellsworth, formerly Assistant Director: Sport Clubs at Texas Tech University, is now Director of Wellness Center at Iowa Western Community College.

Matthew Ferdinand, formerly Assistant Director, Competitive Sports at University of Dayton, is now Assistant Director, Intramural Sports at University of Dayton.

Samantha Garcia, formerly Graduate Assistant of Club Sports, Intramurals, Lifeguards, and Camps at Montana State University, is now Recreation Coordinator of Camps, Events, & Aquatics at Montana State University.

Brittney Hamersky, formerly Intramural Sports Supervisor at University of Kansas, is now Competitive Sports Graduate Administrative Associate at The Ohio State University.

Kassidy Hays, formerly at Iowa State University, is now at West Virginia University.

Samuel Hearn, formerly Coordinator of Competitive & Recreational Sports at University of Pittsburgh- Pittsburgh Campus, is now Coordinator of Reservations & Special Events at Mylan Park.

Jacob Heidenreich, formerly Operations Manager; Personal Trainer at South Dakota State University, is now Graduate Assistant of Employee Wellness at Oklahoma State University.

Benjamin Heller, formerly Assistant Director, Membership & Guest Services at University of North Dakota, is now Assistant Director, Facility Operations and Member Services at University of Dayton.

Timber Hines, formerly Sr. Director of Recreation and Athletic Facilities at Emory University, is now Director at Georgia State University.

Brittney Holloman, formerly Coordinator of Fitness and Wellness at San Fransisco State University, is now Coordinator of Fitness and Wellness at San Francisco State University.

Melissa Holzhauser, formerly Assistant Director, Fitness at Seattle University, is now Assistant Director of UREC, Fitness at Seattle University.

Nick Horton, formerly Assistant Director of Competitive Sports at University of West Georgia, is now Assistant Director of Operations at Indiana State University.

Gabriela Jasek, formerly Lead Building Manager at Rowan University, is now Building Manager at Rowan University.

Justin Jett, formerly Assistant Director for Membership and Business Services at Northern Kentucky University, is now Associate Director for Membership and Business Services at Northern Kentucky University.

Rachel Jones, formerly Coordinator of Recreation Programs at Rider University, is now Assistant Director of Club Sports at Clemson University.

Zachary Jones, formerly Fitness & Wellness Intern at University of Iowa, is now Strength and Conditioning Coordinator at Texas Tech University.

Jenna Jordan, formerly at James Madison University, is now Graduate Assistant, Facilities and Special Events at The University of West Florida.

Ryan Jumper, formerly Membership Services Coordinator at Old Dominion University, is now Coordinator, Membership Services at Old Dominion University.

Matt Kirkham, formerly Coordinator for Aquatics and Special Events at Texas A & M University- Commerce, is now Assistant Director of Outdoor Adventure at Angelo State University.

Jack Lawatsch, formerly Student Intramural Coordinator at Cornell University, is now Graduate Administrative Associate at The Ohio State University.

Nathan Lawless, formerly Sport Clubs & Youth Camps Coordinator at University of Nebraska, is now Intramural Sports Coordinator at Towson University.

Allison Leonard, formerly Intramural Sports, Sport Clubs, and Summer Camps GA at South Dakota State University, is now Athletic Trainer for Club Sports at University of Arizona.

Derrick Lessor, formerly Club Sports Intern at Grand Valley State University, is now Club Sports Graduate Assistant at Coastal Carolina University.

Amy Lingenfelter, formerly Fitness Graduate Assistant at University of Central Florida, is now Assistant Director of Fitness & Wellness at Western Carolina University.

Sarah MacHugh, formerly Coordinator of Intramurals and Recreation at Manhattanville College, is now Recreational Sports Manager & Summer Camps Coordinator at Stonehill College.

David Mann, formerly Intramural Sports Graduate Assistant at Wayne State University, is now Coordinator, Intramural Sports and Youth Camps at University of Toledo.

Shauna Maurer, formerly Manager, Fitness Center & Rental Services at University of Utah, is now Coordinator, Operations and Youth Programs at University of Minnesota-Duluth.

Maeve McKinney, formerly Program Assistant-Intramural Sports at University of Maryland-College Park, is now Graduate Coordinator of Intramural Sports and Special Events at Rowan University.

Marcus McMullen, formerly Intramural Coordinator at University of California-Santa Barbara, is now Assistant Director for Sport Programs at University of California-Santa Barbara.

Katie Miller, formerly Personal Trainer at Seattle University, is now Instructional Programs Professional Intern at University of Wisconsin- Madison.

Emily Murphy, formerly Site Manager for Intramural Sport at James Madison University, is now Graduate Assistant for Competitive Sports at West Virginia University.

Demetris Ogburn, formerly Aquatics Intern at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, is now Aquatics Intern at University of Wisconsin- Madison.

Eli Olken-Dann, formerly Director of Campus Recreation at Barry University, is now Director of Recreation at Fairfield University.

Nora Osei, formerly Sport Club Coordinator at Rutgers University-New Brunswick, is now Coordinator of Rugby Clubs & Summer Camps at Princeton University.

Nyssa Owen, formerly Assistant Director Recreation Services at Stanford University, is now Assistant Director Recreation Services at University of Miami.

Michael Pappan, formerly at Oklahoma State University, is now Graduate Assistant of Intramurals, Sports Clubs, and Summer Camps at South Dakota State University.

Rob Patchett, formerly Associate Director, Programs at Colorado State University-Fort Collins, is now Director, Programs at Colorado State University-Fort Collins.

Erin Patchett, formerly Associate Director, Administration at Colorado State University-Fort Collins, is now Director, Administration and Assessment at Colorado State University-Fort Collins.

Abiel Payano, formerly Sport Club Supervisor at University of Central Florida, is now Intramural and Club Sports Graduate Assistant at SUNY College at Brockport.

Ashley Perry, formerly Intramural Sports Supervisor at University of South Florida, is now Competitive Sports Graduate Assistant at University of North Carolina, Greensboro.

Carson Petersheim, formerly Operations and Events Coordinator at South Dakota State University, is now Assistant Director of Facilities at Georgia Southern University.

Nick Pfeifer, formerly Aquatics Coordinator at Colorado State University-Fort Collins, is now Assistant Director for Aquatic Programs at Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus.

Brianna Ratkiewicz, formerly Student Employee at Florida State University, is now Student Director of Rez Operations at Florida State University.

Alyssa Reyes, formerly Coordinator, Intramural Student Engagement at University of British Columbia, is now Manager, Physical Activity at University of British Columbia.

Asna Rupani, formerly Student Manager- Facilities at California State University- Bakersfield, is now Graduate Assistant- Facilities at Illinois State University.

Alexandra Sanchez, formerly Sport Programs Student Coordinator at The University of Texas at San Antonio, is now Intramural Sports Graduate Assistant at University of Kentucky.

Keegan Schaal, formerly Student at Florida State University, is now Intramural Sport Supervisor at Florida State University.

Jeffrey Schmitt, formerly Associate Director, Recreation and Athletic Facilities at The University of West Florida, is now Interim Director, Recreation at The University of West Florida.

Austin Seay, formerly Facilities Building Manager at The University of Tennessee, is now Graduate Assistant of Business Operations at East Tennessee State University.

Alanna Shanahan, formerly Athletic Director at Johns Hopkins University, is now Vice Provost for Student Affairs at Johns Hopkins University.

Courtney Sherwin, formerly Student Supervisor of Intramurals at SUNY College at Brockport, is now Club Sports and Intramurals Graduate Assistant at SUNY College at Brockport.

Kelly Shorter, formerly Satellite Facilities Coordinator at The Ohio State University, is now Assistant Director- Facilities and Operations at Penn State University.

Nicholas Singer, formerly Assistant Director of Intramural Activities at University of Illinois At Urbana- Champaign, is now Assistant Director-Competitive Sports at Vanderbilt University.

Staci Snyder, formerly Memberships and Sales Coordinator at University of California-Irvine, is now North Zone Venue Manager at UCLA.

Michael Spieldiener, formerly Program Assistant at Louisiana State University, is now Fitness Graduate Assistant at University of Central Florida.

Mark Stevenson, formerly Coordinator of Intramurals at St. John’s University-New York, is now Assistant Director of Campus Recreation at St. John’s University-New York.

Melissa Turnage, formerly Interim Coordinator of Fitness and Wellness at Old Dominion University, is now Coordinator of Fitness and Wellness at Old Dominion University.

Cameron Walker, formerly Assistant Program Coordinator at University of Toronto At Mississauga, is now Community Outreach Officer at University of Toronto Mississauga.

Emily Walker, formerly Coordinator for Sports and Activities at Appalachian State University, is now Assistant Director of Wellness – Intramural Sports and Facilities at Florida Southern College.

Samantha Wary, formerly at Millersville University of Pennsylvania, is now Coordinator – Sport Clubs at Central Washington University.

Steven Whistler, formerly Assistant Director at The University of Memphis At Lambuth, is now Executive Director at University of Memphis.

Brenna Wortham, formerly at Georgia Southern University, is now Sports Program Intern at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Michael Wozniak, formerly Intramural Coordinator at University of North Dakota, is now Coordinator of Campus Recreation at University of North Dakota.

Students Advancing to Professional Membership

Caroline Ciell, The University of Alabama.

Rachel Horras, University of Colorado Boulder.

DeVanee Lasley, University of Missouri-St Louis.

Amy Lingenfelter, Western Carolina University.

Meg Tully, University of California-Berkeley.

Retiring Members

Mary Wafer-Johnston, University of Tulsa.

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Megan Granholm is currently the Membership Services Coordinator at NIRSA. You can reach her by emailing megan.granholm@nirsa.org.