Lecturer, Hart School of Hospitality, Sport, and Recreation Management

Year Started at JMU: 2005


Contact Info

  • Ph.D student James Madison University; Strategic Leadership: Postsecondary Analysis and Leadership
  • Ed. James Madison University; College Student Personnel Administration
  • B.S. Ithaca College; Integrated Marketing Communications; Law Minor
Professional Interests
  • Event Management
  • Women in Hospitality
  • HM Curriculum Development
  • High Impact Practices and Deep Learning Techniques
Personal Interests
  • Sports (hockey, football, soccer and softball)
  • Wine
  • Craft Beer
  • Traveling
Professional Background
  • American Society of Civil Engineers, Communication and Outreach Coordinator
Current Courses Taught
  • HM 212 Hospitality Prowess
  • HM 317 Introduction to Event Management
  • HM 417 Advanced Event Management

Previously taught:

  • HM/SRM 202 Foundations of Leadership
  • HM 413 Special Events and Meeting Management
  • Study Abroad-3 week program Australia
Positions Held
  • Event Coordinator, Office of Donor Relations James Madison University
  • Associate Director, Office of University Events James Madison University
Awards and Recognitions
Nominations for:
  • Madison Vision Teaching Award
  • Women of Distinction Award
  • International CHRIE
  • ICHRIE NENA Federation; two terms as Director of Networking and Conferences
  • ICHRIE NENA Federation; Vice President
  • Generations Crossing
  • Shenandoah Valley United Soccer
  • PTA
  • Conference paper/poster reviewer
Certifications and Affiliations
  • CMP (certified meeting professional)
  • CWP (certified wedding professional)
  • ServSafe Instructor and Proctor
  • TiPs Instructor and Proctor
  • Licensed Realtor in the Commonwealth of Virginia

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