Congratulations to the following movers and shakers within NIRSA!

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Members on the Move

Michael Adeyemo, formerly Coordinator of Informal Recreation at Sam Houston State University, is now Assistant Director of Informal Recreation at Sam Houston State University.

Gregory Bailey, formerly Associate Director, Programs and Outdoor Facilities at Kent State University, is now Associate Director Membership, Marketing and Business Operations at Kent State University.

Joshua Bensink, formerly Operations Supervisor | Group Exercise Instructor at James Madison University, is now Graduate Administrative Associate for Student Development and Leadership at The Ohio State University.

Alex Bruman, formerly at Rowan University, is now Intramural Sports Graduate Assistant at Virginia Tech.

Jordan Cox, formerly Graduate Assistant of Intramural and Sports Clubs at Wingate University, is now Campus Rec and Intramural Coordinator at North Dakota State University.

Lauren Easter, formerly Assistant Director Campus Recreation – Recreational Sports at Missouri State University- Springfield, is now Associate Director of Campus Recreation at Missouri State University- Springfield.

Delaydia Frink, formerly Student at Merrimack College, is now Competitive Sports Coordinator at Saint Cloud State University.

Julie Gillespie, formerly Member Services Manager at University of Washington- Seattle Campus, is now Operations Manager at University of Washington- Seattle Campus.

Sarah Heemstra, formerly Facility Operations & Intramural Sports Intern at University of Massachusetts Lowell, is now RPAC Facilities Graduate Assistant at The Ohio State University.

Aaron Hobson, formerly Director of Operations at University of Florida, is now Director of Recreation & Wellbeing at University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Deb Howard, formerly Coordinator of Operations and Events at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, is now Assistant Director for Facilities, Events and Club Sports at Wittenberg University.

Ryan Jones, formerly at University of Maryland-College Park, is now Graduate Assistant at West Virginia University.

Kurt Kinnear, formerly Founder & CEO at Hubudub Ltd., is now Chief Executive Officer at 4-H Alberta.

Logan Kritzeck, formerly at University of Denver, is now Graduate Assistant for Outdoor Adventures at North Dakota State University.

Benjamin Mast, formerly at University of Maryland-College Park, is now at Florida International University.

Cal McCarthy, formerly Facility Manager at Virginia Commonwealth University, is now Graduate Assistant of Operations & Events at West Virginia University.

John McNeal, formerly Graduate Assistant of Intramural Sports at Western Michigan University, is now Afloat Recreation Specialist at US Navy MWR Mid-Atlantic.

Allison Meguro, formerly Associate Director at Texas Woman’s University, is now Assistant Director at Texas Woman’s University.

Michael Migliaro, formerly Competitive Sports Program Assistant at The University of Alabama, is now Program Assistant, Sport Programs at The University of Alabama.

Leah Pendarvis, formerly at University of Florida, is now at The Ohio State University.

Sosie Kae Quarrie, formerly Graduate Assistant of Orientation – New Student Programs at University of West Georgia, is now Special Events Coordinator at University of South Florida.

Nick Remmes, formerly Recreation Facilities Coordinator at Drake University, is now Assistant Director, Aquatics at University of Iowa.

James Stinsman, formerly Student at Temple University, is now Graduate Assistant at West Chester University of Pennsylvania.

Patricia Suarez, formerly Assistant Director, Competitive Sports & Student Development at Florida International University, is now Assistant Director, Sport Programs & Student Development at Florida International University.

Leiana Swanson, formerly Membership Services and Outreach Coordinator at Associated Students, Inc. Student Recreation and Wellness Center LBSU, is now Membership Services and Outreach Coordinator at Associated Students, Inc.

Yvonne Taylor, formerly Aquatics, Sports & Rec Director at University of California-Merced, is now Aquatics, Director at San Mateo Athletic Club.

Kari Terry, formerly Assistant Director for Corporate Partners at The Ohio State University, is now Assistant Director for Corporate Partners at The University of Texas at Austin.

Aliyah Valdez, formerly Fitness Attendant Lead at University of Central Florida, is now Fitness Graduate Administrative Associate at The Ohio State University.

Jacob Walker, formerly Coordinator, Intramural & Club Sports at Sam Houston State University, is now Assistant Director, Intramural & Club Sports at Sam Houston State University.

Patricia Williams, formerly Assistant Director of Athletics for Club/Intramural Sports at University of New England, is now Assistant Director of Athletics for Club/Intramural Sports, SWA at University of New England.

Brenna Wortham, formerly Sports Program Intern at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, is now Graduate Assistant at Mercer University.

Students Advancing to Professional Membership

Jordan Cox, North Dakota State University.

Kyle Minchow, University of Nebraska.

Retiring Members

Gale Stewart, CENTERS, LLC At DePaul University.

New & Renewing RCRSP Members

Jeremy Chance,  Senior Coordinator of Operations at University of Kansas, has met the professional requirements to be accepted into the Registry of Collegiate Recreational Sports Professionals.

Greg Corack, Associate Director of Leadership and Programs at East Carolina University, has successfully met the professional requirements to renew their membership in the Registry of Collegiate Recreational Sports Professionals. 

Chris Muller, Associate Director at The University of Texas at Arlington, has successfully met the professional requirements to renew their membership in the Registry of Collegiate Recreational Sports Professionals. 

James Wilkening, Executive Director at The University of Central Florida, has successfully met the professional requirements to renew their membership in the Registry of Collegiate Recreational Sports Professionals. 

Dominiqic Williams, Assistant Director of Competitive Sports at University of Nebraska at Omaha, has met the professional requirements to be accepted into the Registry of Collegiate Recreational Sports Professionals.  

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