Congratulations to the following movers and shakers within NIRSA!

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Members on the Move

Angelica Adame, formerly Coordinator, Sport Clubs at University of California-Davis, is now Coordinator, Competitive Sports at University of Colorado Denver.

Melissa Bates, formerly Assistant Director of Campus Recreation Programming at Southern Oregon University, is now Assistant Director Guest Services, Outdoor Adventure and Student Leadership at St. Cloud State University.

Scott Berkowitz, formerly Assistant Director of Fitness at Sam Houston State University, is now Assistant Director of Fitness at University of Houston.

Darcie Burde, formerly Director for Fitness and Wellness at University of Florida, is now Senior Associate Director for Fitness and Wellness at University of Florida.

Nina Cole, formerly Instructor, Postdoctoral Associate at University of California-Davis, is now Membership Services Coordinator at Stanford University.

Karen David, formerly Facility Operations and Member Services Graduate Assistant at University of Dayton, is now Facilities and Aquatics Coordinator at Johns Hopkins University.

Chris Delaune, formerly Club Sports Coordinator at University of Washington- Seattle Campus, is now Rec Clubs Manager at University of Washington- Seattle Campus.

Amanda Deml, formerly Director of University Recreation at Seattle University, is now Recreation Division Manager at City of Redmond Parks & Recreation.

Dylan Dobbs, formerly Facility Operations Graduate Assistant at University of Mississippi, is now Coordinator for Campus Recreation at Lynn University.

Cody Dorn, formerly Aquatics Coordinator at Vanderbilt University, is now Aquatics Coordinator at Miami University-Oxford.

Steve Drasdis, formerly Assistant Program Director- Club Sports at University of Connecticut, is now Assistant Program Director- Competitive Sports at University of Connecticut.

Aaron Elder, formerly Graduate Assistant for Sport Clubs and Inclusive Recreation at James Madison University, is now Assistant Director of Sport Programs at Longwood University.

Lindsey Englehart, formerly Assistant Director of Sports Programs at University of North Carolina at Asheville, is now Aquatics and Facilities Coordinator at University of Colorado Denver.

Matthew Ferreira, formerly Specialist Athletic Training at University of Connecticut, is now Senior Athletic Trainer at Lawrence Academy.

Kyle Ginley, formerly Membership and Business Coordinator at University of Colorado Denver, is now Assistant Director, Guest Services & Strategic Planning at University of Colorado Boulder.

Amber Graham, formerly Coordinator of Fitness and Wellness at Texas A & M University-San Antonio, is now Assistant Director at Texas A & M University-San Antonio.

Ryan Hagen, formerly Director of Campus Recreation at CENTERS, LLC At University of New Haven, is now Associate Director of Athletics – Payne Whitney Gymnasium and Campus Recreation at Yale University.

Sheena Harvey, formerly Associate Director at University of Nevada-Reno, is now Director, Fitness and Recreational Sports at University of Nevada-Reno.

Clay Heinley, formerly Recreation Operations Coordinator at Austin Peay State University, is now Program Manager of Member Services at University of Cincinnati.

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

Emilee Howard, formerly Graduate Assistant for Competitive Sports at University of Georgia, is now Recreational Sports Coordinator at University of Wyoming.

Roger Jerez, formerly Coordinator, Intramural Sports at University of Delaware, is now Assistant Director of Structured Sports at University of Pennsylvania.

Nicholas Jewell, formerly Intramural Sports, Club Sports, and Sports Camp Admin. at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, is now Manager of Intramural and Club Sports at Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Ryan Jones, formerly Graduate Assistant at West Virginia University, is now Coordinator of Fitness at Johns Hopkins University.

Cynthia Lally, formerly Assistant Director of Campus Recreation, NIRSA Kentucky State Director at Bellarmine University, is now Director of Campus Recreation at Methodist University.

Nathan Lonngren, formerly Recreation Programming Coordinator at Missouri Western State University, is now Operations Coordinator at University of Missouri-Kansas City.

Daniel Marshall, formerly Coordinator of Outdoor Recreation at University of South Florida-St. Petersburg Campus, is now Assistant Director, Operations at University of South Florida-St. Petersburg Campus.

Mo McAlpine, formerly Interim Director at University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, is now Associate Director at University of Wisconsin-La Crosse.

Amanda Meyer, formerly Assistant Director of Recreation and Leadership at Viterbo University, is now Associate Director of Recreation and Leadership at Viterbo University.

Sawyer Morgan, formerly Recreation and Sports Operations Intern at University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, is now Staff Development and Leadership Graduate Assistant at Viterbo University.

Emily Murphy, formerly Graduate Assistant for Competitive Sports at West Virginia University, is now Competitive Sports Coordinator at Mississippi State University.

Michael Pappan, formerly Intramurals, Sports Clubs, and Summer Camps Coordinator at South Dakota State University, is now Intramurals -Professional Intern at Cornell University.

Nicholas Rodriguez, formerly Assistant Director, Campus Recreation at San Francisco State University, is now Customer Success Manager at Informed K12.

Andrew Rooney, formerly Aquatics Coordinator at University of California-Davis, is now Assistant Director, Aquatics, Youth Programs & Student Development at University of California-Davis.

Chris Sato, formerly Coordinator of Competitive Sports, Camps and Special Events at George Mason University, is now Assistant Director of Business Services at George Mason University.

Daniel Scripter, formerly Coordinator of Fitness and Wellness at University of Cincinnati, is now Assistant Director of Fitness and Marketing at Butler University.

Daniel Semprini, formerly Coordinator of Fitness & Wellbeing at Texas A&M University-Commerce, is now Assistant Director of Fitness & Wellbeing at Texas A&M University-Commerce.

Jackie Sherman, formerly Coordinator of Fitness Programs at University of Florida, is now Assistant Director, Fitness and Wellness at California State University- Sacramento.

Julianna Silver, formerly Graduate Assistant for Communications at Appalachian State University, is now Graduate Assistant for Communications & Facilities at Appalachian State University.

Brett Simon, formerly Assistant Director of Sport Programs at Elon University, is now Sport Programs Coordinator at Virginia Commonwealth University.

Traci Smith, formerly Fitness Coordinator at University of South Florida, is now Assistant Director of Fitness & Wellness at University of Cincinnati.

Katie Taylor, formerly Operations Manager at University of Wyoming, is now Member Services Coordinator at University of Wyoming.

Benito Telesca, formerly Asst. Director at Stephen F Austin State University, is now Asst. Dean of Student Affairs at Sul Ross State University.

Courtney Thomas, formerly TCU Intramural Sports Graduate Assistant at Texas Christian University, is now Student Experience Coordinator at University of Missouri-Columbia.

Meg Tully, formerly Assistant Director of Sport Clubs at University of California-Berkeley, is now Business Operations Specialist at American Red Cross California Gold Country Region.

Shannon Tumelty, formerly Assistant Director, Sport Programs at University of Iowa, is now Assistant Director for Intramural Sports and Youth Programs at James Madison University.

Sydney Vanderlinden, formerly at Texas A & M University-San Antonio, is now at University of Mississippi.

Shelbi Waller, formerly Aquatics and Safety Coordinator at Stephen F Austin State University, is now Aquatics and Facility Operations Coordinator at Texas A&M University at Commerce.

Chance Wiarda, formerly Sport Programs Professional Intern at University of Nebraska, is now Competitive Sports Graduate Assistant at South Dakota State University.

Savon Williams, formerly Competitive Sports Coordinator at University of South Florida-St. Petersburg Campus, is now Sport Programs Coordinator at University of Notre Dame.

Michael Wong, formerly Associate Director Operations and Development at California State University-San Bernardino, is now Director of Campus Recreation at San Francisco State University.

Students Advancing to Professional Membership

Dylan Dobbs, Lynn University.

Emily Murphy, Mississippi State University.

Retiring Members

Denise Ditch, Mount St Mary’s University.

Stephen Rey, Western Kentucky University.

Don Sease, Loma Linda University.

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