MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – The board members of the Collegiate Event and Facility Management Association (CEFMA) have selected April Messerly, WVU’s Assistant Athletic Director for Facilities and Operations, among its executive board for 2014-15.
Messerly joins Tim Wise (Senior Associate Athletics Director for Facilities and Event Operations, University of Miami) and Mike Snyder (Director of Athletics, Illinois College) as one of the three CEFMA Vice Presidents serving under President Brendan Fouracre (Senior Associate Athletics Director for Facilities and Operations at Cincinnati).
“I am excited to continue my service on the CEFMA board,” said Messerly. “I am also honored to be considered by my peers for an officer role. I look forward to working with the CEFMA board as well its membership to keep growing this organization.”
Messerly, entering her 15th year in the WVU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics, oversees the day-to-day operations for all of WVU’s athletic facilities, including Mountaineer Field at Milan Puskar Stadium and the WVU Coliseum. She also serves as the Big 12 Conference game manager for WVU’s football and men’s basketball home games, works directly with the athletic department’s capital improvement projects and oversees all aspects of event management for WVU’s 18 varsity sports.
CEFMA is dedicated to the needs of collegiate level event and facility professionals and the challenges that exist within the scope of their responsibilities. CEFMA will seek to promote the growth, leadership, integrity and success of administrators and professional staff in collegiate athletics. For more information about CEFMA, please visit www.cefma.net
. CEFMA is administered by the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA), which is in its 50th