Congratulations to two of CENTERS employees, Seneca Wilson and Yvette Kell, for being elected to the NIRSA Foundation Board of Directors for 2022–2023.

NIRSA Foundation Board of Directors

The NIRSA Foundation Board of Directors begins the 2022–2023 leadership year with four new board members: Yvette Kell, Director of Campus Recreation at University of Missouri–St. Louis; Kevin George, Director of Campus Recreation at Rowan University; Seneca Wilson, Associate Director, Facilities & Guest Services at the University of Alabama at Birmingham; and Steve Bobbitt, Director of Campus Recreation at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

Yvette has served on the NIRSA School Faculty, the Finance Committee, and the Government Affairs Committee to name just a few of her leadership roles within NIRSA.

Kevin has also spent his time serving NIRSA as a volunteer with the History and Legacy Task Force, the Health & Wellbeing Task Force, officiating at NIRSA events, and has acted in a leadership role in Region I.

Seneca is a respected leader in both the Black Men of NIRSA and the Black Caucus. He has a strong background in non-profit management and non-profit board experience and has undertaken entrepreneurial endeavors. He is a published author and frequent public speaker.

Steve has demonstrated a commitment to all areas of fundraising. He has worked with organizations to create strong and viable fundraising models, assisted with the development of the Mark Fletcher scholarship, and has been a consistent leader moving board projects and initiatives forward.

“Despite the challenges of the past two years, I am proud of the work of the NIRSA Foundation in continuing to provide opportunities for NIRSA members to connect and engage,” says Larry Mellinger, Director of Campus Recreation & Wellness at Elon University and current NIRSA Foundation Board member. …