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NIRSA Student Leadership Team

NIRSA’s Student Leadership Team is a group of dedicated student members committed to collaboration, student advocacy, and leadership in the field of recreational sports.

Driven by The Four Pillars, the Student Leadership Team’s core mission is to create strong student leaders and connect student members to the resources they need to succeed.

The Four Pillars

You are encouraged to directly contact your Regional Student Leaders with your questions, suggestions, and ideas.

Student Driven Issues

  • Encourage members to use NIRSA Communities to network, ask questions, start discussions, voice opinions, etc.

  • Provide educational opportunities to help students balance the demands of work, school, and personal life

  • Organize and promote the Student Networking Social at the NIRSA Annual Conference

Student Member Recruitment & Retention

Advocate for Students

  • Provide open communication channels for members to voice opinions
  • Encourage students to represent student ideas at the Assembly, a future-focused think tank committed to the future of collegiate recreation

Student Development

  • Assist students in finding State/Provincial Student Leader positions

  • Encourage students to attend and present at NIRSA conferences

  • Encourage students to get involved in their communities

  • Connect students with advisors through the Mentor Program

Member Network Terms

The student Members of NIRSA elect a National Student Leader to a one-year term. The student Members of each region elect their Regional Student Leader for a one-year term.

Position Descriptions

Links to the position descriptions can be found below. If you have questions about these positions, please contact your Regional Representative or a member of the Student Leadership Team.

How to Get Involved

Student Members considering a leadership position on the Member Network are encouraged to review the position descriptions listed above.

Recruitment and slating of candidates generally occurs in the summer and fall. For detailed information on elections please visit the Member Network webpage.