Advisory Board

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picture of advisory board existing members

Pictured (left to right): Bennett Olupo, Dr. George Brown, Sam Palmer, Max Chu, Ryan Townzen, and Abby Doeksen.

Thank You!

Thank you to our existing members for their service on the Advisory Board for the 2017-18 year. We wish you the best of luck in your future endeavors! 

We Want To Hear From You

The University Recreation and Wellness Advisory Board (URWAB) is established to hear and advise on matters relating to the overall operation and programs of the department. The Board represents the expressed needs of the students, staff, and faculty on the Twin Cities campus. Additionally and specifically, the Board shall provide administrative review and oversight of the annual Student Services Fees Request and Appropriation.

2017-2018 Advisory Board Members

Student Representatives
Name Organization/Department Contact
Sam Palmer (Chair) At-Large Representative
Sarah Heemstra (Vice Chair) At-Large Representative
Emily Kreiter Council of Graduate Students
Sonya Ewert Professional Student Government
Bennett Olupo Minnesota Student Association
Max Chu Minnesota Student Association
Makayla Koehn Panhellenic Council
Abby Doeksen Residence Housing Association
Billy Langer Infraternity Council
Azhar Akesh International Student and Scholar Services
Samson Ghirmai National Pan-Hellenic Council
  Multicultural Center for Academic Excellence  
  Multicultural Greek Council  
Staff/Faculty Representatives
Fred Clayton College of Education and Human Development
Dr. Connie Magnuson School of Kinesiology
Ryan Warren College of Education and Human Development
Dr. George Brown (Ex-Officio) University Recreation and Wellness
  Civil Service Minneapolis  
Staff Advisors
Ryan Townzen Intramurals
Mikayla Miller Sport Clubs
Finance Sub-Committee
Karen Lovro (Ex-Officio) RecWell Finance