Heather Kite is the director for operations in the Recreation and Wellness Department at the University of North Florida. She got her start in campus recreation as a student lifeguard and swim instructor during her undergraduate studies and was hired into the aquatic program coordinator position. This footing in aquatics and risk management opened up doors for growth into operations and she now oversees the department business office, Competitive Sports, Eco Adventure, and Aquatics units and still uses her American Red Cross Lifeguard and Water Safety Instructor-Trainer certifications to support department staff instructor training. Connect with Heather on LinkedIn.
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