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Ellen Papan

Coordinator of Facilities at Moraine Valley Community College

Serving as the Coordinator of Facilities at Moraine Valley Community College, Ms. Papan is responsible for hiring, training, and supervising part-time fitness floor staff and facility monitors, implementing preventative maintenance and replacement plans for all fitness equipment, assisting with risk management training, coordinating vendor relations located within the Center and developing policies for the Recreation Center. Previously, Ms. Papan served as Adjunct Faculty for Lewis University’s Sports and Exercise Science and Athletic Trainer Certificate Programs and Moraine Valley Community College’s Physical Education and Health Department and Fitness Trainer Certificate Program. Ellen also served for 6 years as Clinical Manager for Gottlieb Memorial Hospital’s Health and Fitness Center, programming for cardiac rehab, arthritis, diabetes, and MS patients and members. After graduating from Southern Illinois University-Carbondale with a M.S. in Physical Education. Ms. Papan worked at the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, as Assistant Director of Fitness where she programmed, equipped and staffed 4 recreational facilities and supervised over 150 part-time staff.
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M.S. Physical Education (Southern Illinois University Carbondale)

B.S. Speech Communications (Southern Illinois University Carbondale)