Gail Zemmol

Affiliate Professor
Department of Hospitality & Tourism Management

 

276C DeVos Center
Grand Valley State University
401 W. Fulton Street
Grand Rapids, MI  49504


TEL: (616) 331-8866
FAX: (616) 331-3115
E-mail: zemmolg@gvsu.edu

EDUCATION:

B.A. in Special Education/Elementary Education, Michigan State University
M.A. in Educational Administration, Michigan State University
Ed. S. in Educational Leadership, Grand Valley State University (in progress)


TEACHING AREAS/INTERESTS:

Professor Zemmol mentors students in the areas of Lodging and Meeting and Event Management

HTM 190 - Field Preparation
HTM 240 - Intro to Meeting and Event Planning
HTM 323 - Festival and Special Event Management
HTM 343 - Human Resources Management

 

EXPERIENCE:

Professor Zemmol began her commercial recreation career working at a number of summer camps through her high school and college years.  Once graduated from college, she taught learning disabled and emotionally impaired students in a high school resource room.  She then traveled to Ecuador, South America where she volunteered and worked for the U.S. Peace Corps.  Gail recently completed a 12 year career as the Ambassador of Phun at the Double JJ Resort in Rothbury, Michigan. 

PROFESSIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE:
 

  • Former Council Member, Village of Rothbury
  • Former Member of the Planning Commission, Village of Rothbury
  • Active Member, "Sandy Corely Memorial Run", a motorcycle cancer run that has donated more than $1 million to the Hackley Cancer Center in Muskegon, Michigan
  • Member, Habitat for Humanity trips, including a trip to Ghana, South America

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