2019 NIRSA Directors Institute

Presented by PLAE

June 10-12, 2019  |  Park City, Utah

Hotel & Travel

This highly successful premier education and networking event was developed specifically for Campus Recreation Directors/Chief Administrators.

Who Should Attend

Attendees are typically the leader of the Department of Campus Recreation, and are responsible for a comprehensive portfolio of programs, personnel and facilities, including being ultimately accountable for all things that occur in the Campus Recreation Department.

Holistic & Inclusive Programming

NIRSA’s deep relationships with other Higher Education Associations as well as NIRSA’s holistic approach to inclusive content will showcase an in-depth opportunity for attendees to learn and engage about key issues and trends in Higher Education and Campus Recreation.

Packed Schedule

The overall schedule will include a welcome reception followed by two full days of collaborative presentations, small and large group discussions, and group networking events and activities.

The NIRSA Triventure was incredibly relevant to the work that we are currently doing in all three areas of recreation back on our campus. It was an excellent learning experience.

Dave Bryngil, Saint Peter's University

NIRSA Triventure is a great conference for a small university as these three areas are key for us and you can gain valuable info on all three areas. The size of the conference is great so that you can build relationships with those attending the conference in a more meaningful way due to the intimate nature of the sessions and the facility tours. Well Done!

Rin Seibert, Valparaiso University

It was a great opportunity to see some current clients, CSU – Fort Collins and University of Washington. We had the opportunity to meet new clients NDSU and Virginia Tech. We had the opportunity to keep the conversation going with potential clients the University of Central Florida and the University of New Hampshire. InnoSoft will continue to participate in the NIRSA Triventure.


NIRSA Directors Institute sponsor PLAE
 Thanks to our presenting sponsor, PLAE.


Register Today

Professional Member: $650

Professional Non-member: $750

The Directors Institute registration will be on a first-come, first-served basis and is capped at 60 registered attendees. Lodging reservation information will be shared with registered attendees through their event confirmation email.

Presentation Proposals

Coming Spring 2019

Content Team

André Love

Executive Director
University Recreation
The University of Alabama

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Teri Bladen

Director of Campus Recreation
Weber State University
Weber State University

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D. Todd Misener, PhD, CHES

Chief Wellness Officer
Oklahoma State University

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Tara Parker

Executive Director of the Department of Sports and Recreation
Kennesaw State University

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Rich Mylin

Director of Recreation
University of California San Diego
University of California San Diego

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Learning Objectives

The Content Team has identified the following Learning Outcomes for this event:

  • Identify the impact of the future landscape of higher education on your campus and department

  • Incorporate strategies to position your organization to be prepared to meet future challenges in collegiate recreation and higher education

  • Apply personal leadership skills that support your success as a leader of innovation in your department, on campus, and in higher education industry

Schedule of Events

June 10, 2019

4:00pm-6:00pm: Event check-in followed by an evening welcome reception.

June 11-12, 2019

8:00am-5:00pm: Breakfast both mornings, followed by Institute presentations, discussions, networking, and activities.

Full Schedule

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Invited Speakers

More invited speakers will be announced soon!

Michael Deluca

Assistant Vice Chancellor
Campus Life

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Brett Perozzi, Ph.D

Vice President
Student Affairs
Weber State University
Weber State University

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Russell King

Associate Director Strategic Initiatives
Housing Dining & Hospitality
UC San Diego

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Kate Smith, M.S.

The Well
Sacramento State University

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Tim Harding

Associate Dean
Career Development and Engagement
The University of Tampa

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Preconference Activities

Coming Spring 2019

Facility Tours

Coming Summer 2019

Chateaux Deer Valley


The rates for the NIRSA Directors Institute will be $169/night (plus an additional $15 resort fee) for single/double occupancy and will apply three days prior and three days after the Institute (based on availability).

This special NIRSA rate includes free parking, internet access in sleeping and meeting rooms, access to fitness center and pool, and hotel shuttle access to Park City destinations.

Attendees will be responsible for their transportation to and from the airport. The rate for a Canyon Transportation shuttle is around $41 each way for a shared shuttle ride, Uber or Lyft to Park City are around $50, and standard taxis are around $85.


A link for reservations will be shared with registered attendees.

Thank You to our 2019 Directors Institute Sponsors


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