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university program and activities director

Gretchen Jane Metzelaars, American university program and activities director. Named one of Outstanding Young Women American, 1984. Member National Association Campus Activities, National Recreation and Parks Association, Society Parks and Recreation Educators.

Background

Metzelaars, Gretchen Jane was born on May 19, 1953 in San Diego, California, United States. Daughter of Charles Robert and Vivian Jane (Brotherton) Metzelaars.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Forestry, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, Blacksburg, 1975. Master of Science in Recreation, Indiana University, 1980.

Career

Assistant director programs, Illinois Institute Technology, Chicago, 1980-1982;director student activities, Concord College, Athens, W. Virginia, 1982-1985;residence director, Concord College, Athens, 1985-1988;assistant director for programs Stamp Student Union, U. Maryland., College Park, since 1988. Advisor Dancers Against Cancer, College Park, since 1988, Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Coalition, College Park, since 1989, Panhellenic Association, Athens, 1982-1988, Homecoming Committee, Athens, 1982-1988.

Membership

Member National Association Campus Activities, National Recreation and Parks Association, Society Parks and Recreation Educators.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: weight lifting, walking, camping, traveling.

Connections

father:
Charles Robert Metzelaars

mother:
Vivian Jane (Brotherton) Metzelaars