Congratulations to the following movers and shakers within NIRSA!

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Members on the Move

Ashley Allen, formerly Fitness Coordinator at University of North Carolina at Greensboro, is now Marketing Manager at University of Central Florida.

Sydney Baker, formerly Coordinator, Facility & Operations at Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus, is now Facility Operations Coordinator at Grand Valley State University.

Zachary Beldon, formerly Research Assistant at University of North Texas, is now Lead Faculty of Sport Management at Lincoln College.

Daniel Bettmann, formerly Assistant Director of Competitive Sports at University of Missouri-St Louis, is now Assistant Director of Competitive Sports at City of Council Bluffs, Iowa.

Adam Burke, formerly Assistant Director of Programs at University of Wyoming, is now Director at University of Minnesota-Duluth.

Haley Carpenter, formerly Coordinator, Memberships and External Operations at Emory University, is now Facility Operations, Events at The University of Alabama.

Daniel Chodos, formerly Student at Lasell College, is now Student at James Madison University.

Marcella Cisneros, formerly Recreation Specialist at The University of Texas at El Paso, is now Recreation Specialist at White Sands Missile Range.

Robert DeFazio, formerly Director of Intramurals, Recreational and Club Sports at St. Bonaventure University, is now Associate Dean for Student Life at St. Bonaventure University.

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

Nina Farro, formerly Assistant Director, Membership Services at University of Florida, is now Product Owner at InnoSoft Canada Inc..

Susan Foster, formerly Professor at Saint Leo University, is now President at Sport Business Consulting, LLC.

Thomas Francese, formerly Graduate Assistant of Intramurals & Marketing at Arkansas Tech University, is now Coordinator of Structured Sports at University of Pennsylvania.

Christina Galli, formerly Staff Development & Student Experience Specialist at University of California-Berkeley, is now Associate Director, Recreational Sports at University of California-Berkeley.

Payton Harris, formerly Intramural Official at University of Missouri-St Louis, is now Graduate Assistant of Competitive Sports and Camps at Marshall University.

Dylan Hast, formerly Fitness and Recreation Specialist at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, is now Assistant of Opperations at Coe College.

Kathleen Hatch, formerly Executive Director at The Ohio State University, is now Associate Vice President for Student Wellbeing at Kansas State University.

Derek Hottell, formerly Director of Recreational Sports at Virginia Commonwealth University, is now Coordinator of Accreditation at University of Louisville.

Tara Kibe, formerly Coordinator of Facility Operations at George Mason University, is now Coordinator of Facility Operations at Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus.

Heather Kite, formerly Associate Director for Operations at University of North Florida, is now Director for Operations at University of North Florida.

Leanne Kulchawik, formerly Assistant Director for Fitness at Northern Illinois University, is now Assistant Director for Fitness at DePaul University.

Michael Lagomarsine, formerly Fitness Director at University of South Carolina-Columbia, is now Instructor at University of South Carolina-Columbia.

Thomas Lail, formerly Intramural Sports Coordinator at Syracuse University, is now Assistant Director of Intramurals & Sport Clubs at Stony Brook University.

Amy Lanham, formerly Senior Associate Director at University of Nebraska, is now Director at University of Nebraska.

Andrew Lemons, formerly Senior Director Recreation & Wellness at St. Edward’s University, is now Executive Director of Health & Wellness at St. Edward’s University.

John MacDonald, formerly Director at The University of Akron, is now Director of Campus Recreation Services at University of Utah.

Adam Minnick, formerly Graduate Assistant – Competitive Sports at The University of Maine, is now Intramural Sports Coordinator at University of North Georgia.

Shawn Newton, formerly Director of Sport Programs at Duke University, is now Director of Campus Recreation & Wellness at Bellarmine University.

Kathy Obuszewski, formerly Lifeguard Supervisor at Cleveland State University, is now Coordinator of Aquatics at Utah State University.

Valeria Ortega, formerly Facilities and Operations Coordinator at Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus, is now Assistant Director for Indoor Satellite Facilities at The University of Texas at Austin.

Courtney Rorex, formerly Fitness Coordinator at University of Houston, is now Assistant Director, Fitness and Wellness at Rice University.

Jeffrey Schmitt, formerly Account Manager at Logo Motion Marketing Inc., is now Director of Events at Pensacola Sports.

Jessica Scibek, formerly Assistant Director at Southern Connecticut State University, is now Director of Campus Recreation at CENTERS, LLC at University of New Haven.

Summer Seage, formerly Facilities Coordinator at Mississippi State University, is now Facilities Coordinator at University of South Florida.

Courtney Sherwin, formerly Club Sports and Intramurals Graduate Assistant at SUNY College at Brockport, is now Intramural Sports Coordinator at Eastern Washington University.

Zach Snyder, formerly Special Events GAA at The Ohio State University, is now Member Services Coordinator at The Ohio State University.

Arvin Varma, formerly Associate Director, Programs at University of California-Riverside, is now Chief Operations Officer at Rose Bowl Aquatics Center.

Shaneisha Weir, formerly Recreational Sports Specialist at Houston Community College, is now Recreational Sports and Family Programs Coordinator at University of Houston.

Ryan White, formerly Campus Recreation Sports Coordinator at Western Colorado University, is now Assistant Director of Campus Rec – Rec Sports at Western Colorado University.

Brenda Wickware, formerly Membership Services Admin at University of Victoria, is now Membership Services Coordinator at University of Victoria.

John Winters, formerly Assistant Professor at Bacone College, is now Visiting Associate Professor at Langston University.

Chelsey Wright, formerly Club Sports at Northeastern University, is now Assistant Director of Competitive Sports at Fairfield University.

Kellina Yarrish, formerly Assistant Director of Student Activities and Campus Recreation at Cedar Crest College, is now Assistant Director, Fitness at Temple University.

Students Advancing to Professional Membership

Christina Caples, Western Washington University.

Nicole Vance, University of Oregon.

Retiring Members

Kathryn Bayless, Indiana University- Bloomington.

James Welford, Texas A & M University-College Station.

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