Recreation and Leisure Management
Recreation and Leisure professionals design, stage, implement and evaluate a myriad of recreation programs at commercial, public and quasi-public agencies across the country. Recreation programming and leisure activities are a vital component in many sectors of the mega-HTM industry. Read more about this story...
Community-based Recreation & Leisure Managers
Municipal Park & Recreation Managers
Outdoor Recreation Programmers
Resort Recreation Managers
Theme/Amusement Park Activity Directors
2018 NRPA Conference
GVSU HTM students at the 2018 National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) Conference in Indianapolis, IN.
2018 IAAPA Conference
GVSU HTM students at the 2018 International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) Conference in Orlando, Florida.
mParks Future Professional Showcase GVSU HTM Student Delegates
2019: Sarah Dick & Amanda Witsaman
2018: Colby Joleman & Megan Packer
2017: Kate Bailey
Recreation & Leisure Management Faculty:
Mark Gleason, Assistant Professor
HTM 202 - International Tourism | HTM 368 - Geotourism | HTM 402 - Tourism Policy Issues
Patty Janes, Professor
HTM 375 - Hospitality Research | HTM 452 - Hospitality & Tourism Marketing
A. Scott Rood, Assistant Professor and Department Chair
HTM 235 - Tourism & Commercial Recreation Systems
Lorie Tuma, Assistant Professor
HTM 101 - Introduction to Hospitality & Tourism | HTM 202 - International Tourism | HTM 237 - Introduction to Recreation & Leisure Management | HTM 330 - International Event Management | HTM 437 - Leadership in Recreation & Leisure | HTM 440 - Advanced Meeting & Event Management