University of Southern Indiana


Professional Committees or Representative

Program for Advancement of Girls and Women in Sport

Women’s Sports and Physical Activity Journal Review Board Member (Sport Management/Fitness/Leisure, 2013-presnt

American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, & Dance Delegate for the AAHPERD Alliance Assembly – Representing NAGWS 2009-2011

 National Association for Girls and Women in Sport

(NAGWS) – 2008 – 2013 - Vice President for Publication Women’s Sports and Physical activity Journal -  Editorial Board Member, Editorial Review Board, Book Review

Editorial Reviewer (Sport Management/Fitness/Leisure)

Advancing Women in Leadership Journal Guest Reviewer, 2006-present

Midwest Association for Health, Physical Education,

Recreation, & Dance (MAAHPERD) Member, Diversity and Social Justice Committee, 2007-2009

Indiana Association for Health, Physical Education,

Recreation, & Dance (IAHPERD) Member, Sport Management Council 2005 Present

Program Director, Higher Education and Research Council, 2005-2007

National Intramural Recreational Sports Association NIRSA) Member, Standards Committee, 2003-2006

 Indiana Recreational Sports Association (IRSA)

 Member, Student Scholarship Committee, 2003-2006

 Chair, Annual IRSA Conference Committee, 2001-2002

Professional Services

Indiana Association for Health, Physical Education,

Recreation, & Dance (IAHPERD) Presider, “What’s New in Research” and Poster Sessions for Higher Education/Research Council, 2006, 2007

Presider, Guest Speaker, Dr. Mary Hums, 2005

Awards Ceremony Presenter, 2005

Recruited guest speaker for conference, Dr. Mary Hums for Sport Management Council, 2005

University Committees, University of Southern Indiana, 1997 – Present

University Curriculum Committee Chair, 2013-Present

University Curriculum Committee, 2012-2013

Internal Review Board Reviewer, 2012-2013

Alternate, Faculty Senate, 2009-2010

Responsible Conduct of Research Committee, 2009-2011


Pott College of Science, Engineering, and Graduate Council, 2013-present

SERGA Grant Committee, 2011-2012

College Representative for Curriculum Committee, 2012-2014

Bower-Suhrheinrich Education and Human Strategic Planning Steering Committee, 2009-2011

Member, College Awards Committee, 2008


Kinesiology & Sport Graduate Studies Representative, 2013-present

COSMA Accreditation Chair, 2012-present

MS Sport Management Chair, 2011-20

Sport Management Club Advisor, 2010-present

Faculty Search Chair

Fitness Assessment Coordinator, 2004-2012

Professional Certification Coordinator, 2004-2010

Sport Management, Exercise Science, Kinesiology, and Physical Education Department Advisor, 2004-present (more than 120 advisees)

Division of Student Affairs Member, Recreation and Fitness Center Design Committee, 1998-2004

Member, Improve at USI Committee, 2000-2004

Member, Freshman Orientation Programming Committee, 2002

Member, Traditional Programming Grant Committee Chair, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2003, 2004

RFC Program Coordinator (Fitness) Search Member, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2003

RFC Program Coordinator (Intramurals) Committee Member, Advisory Residence Life Search Committee, 2001

Member, Advisory Student Life Search Committee, 2001

Member, Annual Employee Wellness Fair Committee Chair, Pro-Shop Supplement Committee, 2001

Division of Business Affairs Member of Student Wellness Speakers Bureau Task Force, 2004 -present

Member, Employee Wellness Committee, 2002 - 2004

Coordinator, Employee Wellness Committee, 1997-2002

Community Service, 1995-present

Community Outreach Programs – University of Southern Indiana Connect with Southern Indiana,

Greenway Project (reported to the Mayor of Evansville), 2012-2013

Evansville Youth Hockey League (EYHL) Baseline Testing, 2012

Implementation of the SMART Youth Fitness Nutrition Program – Glenwood Middle School, Evansville, IN, 2008-2012

Global Youth SMART Olympics, Evansville, IN, 2012

Producer of SMART Youth Fitness and Nutrition DVD’s – Distributed to the Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation, Evansville, IN, 2007

American Council on Exercise (ACE) workshop host provider, Evansville, IN, 2005-2009 (every

Fall and Spring for PED 387 course and community)

Aerobics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA) workshop host provider, Evansville, IN, 1999-2008 (every Fall, Spring, and Summer for PED 385 course and community)

Volunteer American Red Cross CPR, First Aid, and AED instructor, 1996-2012

YMCA Fit Kids Task Force, Evansville, IN 2006-2007

Summer Camp Counselor for EVSC Schools, 2003, 2004

Numerous Rape Aggression Defense (RAD) classes, Evansville, IN 1998-2005

Volunteer Field Crew assistant for the 2004 Summer Olympic Softball Venue, Athens, Greece, Summer 2004

National Dance Exercise Instructors Training Association (NDEITA) personal training workshop host provider, Evansville, IN, April 2004

Basic self-defense instructor for Raintree Girl Scouts summer camp, Evansville, IN, 2001

Rape Aggression Defense (RAD) classes, Hanover, IN, 2000

Numerous University of Southern Indiana Intern Coop Fairs, 1997-2004

Invited Guest, March of Dimes Walk America “warm-up” kickoff instructor, 1995

Developed children’s summer camp, Chicago, IL, 1995

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