Associate Director for Facilities and Operations
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Bob Golson joined the UREC team in 1998 and is currently the Associate Director for Facilities and Operations.  Bob oversees capital improvements, facility maintenance, housekeeping and daily operations.  He also works very closely with Aramark, JMU Athletics, and Facilities Management.

Bob graduated from Florida State University with a double major in Political Science and Criminology.  He received his graduate degree in Sports Administration from Saint Thomas University in Miami, Florida.  Bob has been recognized for his service to the Office of Student Accountability and Restorative Practices and the JMU Duke Club.  Bob is a member of the National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association (NIRSA).

Bob grew up in West Palm Beach, Florida.  He has been married to his wonderful wife Donna, who works with the JMU Field Hockey, Lacrosse, and Swim and Dive programs, since May of 2008.  Bob is very proud of his nephew Jeremy, 18 and neice Amanda, 15 who live in Florida. They are both past Camp UREC participants. He is a huge sports fan, plays a lot of golf, and loves to travel.  Bob’s favorite activity to participate in at UREC is playing Pickleball.  His favorite things about UREC are the committed student employees and the hard working UREC Housekeepers. His favorite movies are Remember the Titans, A Few Good Men, and The Blind Side.  His favorite show is The Blacklist and his favorite music artists are James Taylor, Bruce Hornsby and Dave Matthews Band. His favorite quote is "Never let the urgent get in the way of the important" by Kay Yow.

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