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Erin Daniels Heiser

Assistant Director, Outdoor Adventures


Erin joined Wellness and Recreation in August of 2015 as the coordinator, outdoor adventures. In this role she manages the day to day operations of outdoor adventures trips, the Equipment Rental Center and bike mechanics. Prior to NC State, Erin was a graduate assistant at the University of Houston and served as the interim assistant director of outdoor programs at Rice University. Erin attended Westminster College in Salt Lake City, UT where she earned her B.A. in environmental studies (2006), and earned her M.A. in sports and fitness administration (2015) from the University of Houston in Houston, TX.

Erin has been an active member of the Association of Outdoor Recreation and Education (AORE) since 2012, and has attended numerous national, regional and state conferences. She has presented at the Carolina Outdoor Adventure Leadership Summit (COALS), Texas Outdoor Leadership Conference (TOLC) and the Southern Sport Management Conference (SSMC).

Erin’s published work includes:

An Evaluation of University Recreation Center Outdoor Programs for People With Disabilities: Perspectives From Professionals. Journal of Outdoor Recreation, Education, and Leadership 2017, Vol. 9, No. 1, pp. 83–97