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Gail Zemmol

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
Email: zemmolg@gvsu.edu

TEACHING AREAS:
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 completed a 12 year career as the Ambassador of Phun at the Double JJ Resort in Rothbury, Michigan.

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)

SCHOLARSHIP AND SERVICE:

  • Board Member, Kent County Girls on the Run
  • Active Member, "Sandy Corley 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
  • Former Council Member, Village of Rothbury
  • Former Member of the Planning Commission, Village of Rothbury