NIRSA owes its success to the leadership of volunteers who generously donate their time and use their experience in the collegiate recreation profession to support NIRSA members and direct NIRSA’s operations and services. Thanks to
Typically, the NIRSA membership votes annually in the winter, via electronic elections, to fill positions on the NIRSA Board of Directors and the Member Network as well as on any proposed amendments to NIRSA’s Bylaws.
NIRSA will hold elections in April for the open Canadian Member Network positions. The NIRSA Board of Directors recently announced the approval of an initial modification to the regional representative structure for the new Canadian
In early February—after a vote by NIRSA membership—the NIRSA Board of Directors passed the resolution to formally establish Canada as a distinct region of NIRSA.
See related: “Canada is now a distinct part of NIRSA’s regional
Earlier this week, the NIRSA Board of Directors took the final step required by the Association’s Regional Composition Policy—which was approved by member vote in recent elections—and with the passing of a Board resolution they
With widespread approval—over 93%— NIRSA professional members passed the proposed amendments to the NIRSA Bylaws. With 30% of eligible voters participating, NIRSA’s 2017 elections successfully came to a close on January 30.
The approved amendments to
Recently, the NIRSA Board of Directors gathered at the University of Victoria in British Columbia for their midyear meetings. The Board gathers for these meetings each year at or near a different member institution in
The NIRSA Board of Directors
Like many professional associations, NIRSA uses a regional structure to facilitate engagement among members and potential members at a local, geographically convenient level. Throughout NIRSA’s history, the regional structures have been
By Leah Hall-Dorothy, Ph.D., Director of Recreational Sports at Oregon State University
This spring, the NIRSA Board of Directors appointed eight volunteer members to serve with a member of the NIRSA Headquarters team on the newly-constituted