The purpose of the Association shall be to foster and enhance the quality of recreational sports programs, facilities, and services in various settings throughout Illinois. This may be accomplished through professional meetings, publications, and/or other methods for the dissemination of ideas. All policies and activities shall be consistent with the philosophy of NIRSA: Leaders in Collegiate Recreation.
2019-2020 IIRSA Executive board
The State Director, Assistant State Director, and Treasurer each serve two-year terms.
Positions are voted upon at the IIRSA State Workshop in odd years.
If interested in running for or nominating someone for one of these positions, please contact
the chair of the Nominations and Elections Committee.
The State Student Leader serves a one-year term.
This position is appointed by the IIRSA Executive Board.
If interested in applying, please visit the State Student Leader Application page.
Alana Harris, Ph.D
Associate Director - Assessment & Wellness
University of Illinois - Urbana Champaign
201 E Peabody Drive
Champaign, IL 61802
Duties of the State Director:
The State Director shall preside at all meetings, enforce the bylaws, and carry out the will of the members. He/she shall coordinate the election or appointment of all officers and/or committees.
Assistant State Director
Assistant Director - Facilities
University of Illinois - Chicago
737 S Halsted St
Chicago, IL 60607
Duties of the Assistant State Director:
The Assistant State Director shall keep minutes of all State Association meetings, and maintain all membership records. He/she shall also submit an annual report at the State Workshop.
Director - Campus Recreation
University of Illinois - Springfield
1 University Plaza, MS REC 1008
Springfield, IL 62703
Duties of the Treasurer:
The Treasurer shall maintain all financial records and membership dues. He/she will submit financial statements to the Finance Chair and State Director and will submit an annual report at the State Workshop.
Graduate Assistant - Competitive Sports
Illinois State University
Campus Box 2781
Normal, IL 61790-2781