Professional Staff

Cindy Horn, Director

Email:
cindyhorn@ferris.edu

Phone:
231-591-5309

 

Hometown:

Pontiac, MI

Joined the UREC Team:

December 15, 2007

Prior to UREC, I served as the Director of
Student Leadership and Activities

Education:

Bachelor of Science
Recreation Leadership & Management
Ferris State University

Responsibilities:

Directly responsible for all University
Recreation programs, facilities and staff

Interests/Hobbies:

Laughing, gardening, cooking and reading

Famous Quote or Own Quote:

"I'd rather be sorry for something I've done
than for something that I didn't do." - Ray Price

"Argue for your limitations and they will be yours." - Richard Bach

"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed citizens can change the world, indeed it is the only thing that ever has." - Margaret Mead

 

 

Cindy Vander Sloot
Assistant Director

Email:
cinthiavandersloot@ferris.edu

Phone:
231-591-2624

 

Hometown:

Ann Arbor, MI

Joined the UREC Team:

May 2009

Education:

Bachelor of Science
English Education
Ferris State University

Master of Education
Curriculum Development and Instruction
Ferris State University

Responsibilities:

Group fitness programming; oversee fitness and weight training areas; and Aquatics programming.

Interest/Hobbies:

Teaching

Famous Quote/Own Quote:

"Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one." - Malcolm Forbes

 

 

Justin Harden
Assistant Director - Intramural and Club Sports

Email:
justinharden@ferris.edu

Phone:
231-591-2678

 

Hometown:

Lowell, MI

Joined the UREC Team:

Agust 2016

Education:

Bachelor of Science
Sports Studies
Central Michigan University

Master of Arts
Sports Administration
Wayne State University

Responsibilities:

Directs programming for intramural sports. Oversees club sports administration.

Interest/Hobbies:

Fishing, Hunting, Camping and spending time with friends and family

Famous Quote/Own Quote:

"Every man dies, not every man lives." - Braveheart

 

 

 

Val Wells
Student Service Representative IV

Email:
valwells@ferris.edu


Phone:
231-591-2677

 

Hometown:

Paris, MI


Joined the UREC Team:

January 2015


Responsibilities:

Facility reservations, Payroll management, Cash handling, Memberships, and anything else we throw at her!

Interest/Hobbies:

Hiking, Traveling, going to movies, and reading a good book.


Famous Quote/Own Quote:

"Life is not the amount of breath you take, it's the moments that take your breath away."

 

 

Jayna Wekenman 
Adventure Coordinator

Email:
jaynawekenman@ferris.edu

Phone:
231-591-5308

 

Hometown:

Big Rapids, MI

Joined the UREC Team:

March 2015

Education:

Bachelor of Science
Recreation Leadership and Management
Ferris State University

Master of Arts
Equine Assisted Experiential Learning
Prescott College

Responsibilities:

Coordinating groups on the Challenge Course, rock wall, and adventure based experiential learning programs.

Interests/Hobbies:

Outdoors, horses, burros, traveling, beekeeping, collaboration, personal and professional development.

Famous Quote or Own Quote:

"Begin Anywhere" - Bruce Mau's