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Assistant Director for Marketing and Technology

Kristin Gibson

gibsonkj@jmu.edu
Contact Info

540-568-8709

Kristin Gibson joined UREC in 2008 and serves as the Assistant Director of Marketing & Technology. She formerly served as the Coordinator of Marketing and Development from 2008-2012. Kristin oversees UREC branding, including UREC digital communications (web site, Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, YouTube), UREC program/facility/service advertising on campus, and sponsorship/fundraising efforts. She supervises marketing undergraduate and graduate student employees and the UREC Technology Manager.

At JMU, she is the co-chair of the JMU Employee Advisory Committee and serves on the Compensation Advisory Council, the University Planning Team, and the SMAD Alumni/Professional Advisory Council. Kristin is also a contract instructor for IS 202: Career Decision Making. She is a member of the National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association (NIRSA).

Kristin earned both of her degrees from James Madison University. Her master's degree is in College Student Personnel Administration (M.ed, 2010) and her undergraduate degree (B.S., 2006) is in Media Arts & Design and Communication Studies.  Prior to UREC, Kristin was a Marketing Assistant at a law firm in Washington, D.C. and also worked for a professional services marketing agency. 

Kristin and her husband Kevin have two young children, Brady and Colbie. She likes play with her kids and her dog Peanut, run, play sports, read and take on home improvement projects.  Kristin grew up in Yardley, Pennsylvania. Kristin’s favorite activities to participate in at UREC are floor hockey and running the track.  Her favorite thing about UREC is working with fantastic JMU students and loves that her position encourages her and those around her to live a healthy lifestyle.