About Advisory Council

About Advisory Council

General Information

The University Recreation Advisory Council (URAC) is an appointed representative body serving to improve University Recreation programs, services, and facilities by providing an opportunity for students, employees, and other UAB community members to voice their opinions and provide recommendations.

The URAC is a recommending body, as such, shall serve in an advisory capacity to the Director and staff of University Recreation.

Council Make up and Appointment

The URAC will strive to have 60% (at least 51%) students with remaining members representing other membership eligible entities. Interested individuals will fill out URAC application expressing specific points of interest in joining and what they would bring to the council.

Council Charges

  • Recommend guidelines/procedures pertaining to departmental programs and services
  • Provide recommendations relevant to program content, direction, and resources
  • Recommend guidelines/procedures relevant to facility utilization and membership eligibility
  • Advising University Recreation staff of user concerns or suggestions
  • Meet three times a semester at predetermined times based on council members’ availability
  • Participating in as needed voting scenarios to determine singular voice to allow council to provide one recommendation to University Recreation staff

Current Members

2021 - 2022 URAC Members

Name Affiliation
Adam Roderick Employee
Buddy Dean Alumni
Caroline Campbell Student
Gia Vollmer Student
Gillian Marlow Student
Sam Dillard Student
Tanya Sinha Student
Whitney Woodard Employee

Meeting Minutes