UREC Student Advisory Board

Founded in 2001 upon the opening of the Student Recreation Center, the UREC Board consists of 16 voting seats, 11 of which are students.

It is the mission of the UREC Board to offer a welcoming service for all students by ensuring University Recreation at Washington State University offers an open and diverse range of programs and services. The primary function of the Board is to advise the department of University Recreation on programmatic issues and the strategic directions within Aquatics, Challenge, Intramural Sports, Fitness, Outdoor Recreation, the Sport Club Federation, Youth Programs, as well as the Student Recreation Center, Chinook Student Center, and all other University Recreation managed in indoor and outdoor recreational facilities.

UREC Board Members 2023-2024

Voting Members (11 student seats)

  • Graduate/Professional Student: Sam Fleischer (Vice Chair)​
  • Freshman Student: Kiley Mercer​
  • ASWSU Executive Officer:  Luke Deschenes
  • GPSA Executive Officer: Aruntapan Dash ​ 
  • Student: Grant Rickard​ (Chair)
  • Student: Gabriel Westergard
  • Student: Victoria Giomi
  • Student: Paige Yedinak​ 
  • Student: Cameron Dickey​ 
  • Student: JoJo Maestas​ 
  • Student: Estella Sheldon​ 

Non-Student Voting Members (5)

  • Representative of the Office of the President: Heather Yockey​ 
  • Division of Student Affairs: Dominique Fagaautau​ 
  • Office of Finance and Administration: Jason Sampson​ 
  • Academic Affairs: Corrie McGrath​ 
  • John Tarnai Alumni Representative: Doug Engle  ​ 

Non Voting Members:

  • Cassandra Howell 
  • Jonathan Stahl 
  • Matt Atwell 
  • Melanie Rossetti 
  • Nick Prante 
  • Joanne Greene 


Get Involved

The UREC Board seats are currently filled. Members of the campus community are welcome to join meetings and provide public testimony.

Contact urec@wsu.edu for more information.

Attend a Board Meeting

Location: Zoom & SRC Classroom 
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