Center Activities Staff

If you wish to join the Center Activities team, please visit our Jobs and Internships page.

Dave Nakamura, Director
Dave manages the operations and development of Center Activities Programs including Outdoor Adventures, Aquatic Adventures, the Leisure program, the Student Recreation Center and the Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center. Dave has over 20 years experience in the Recreation Administration profession.
 

Bridget Hand, Assistant Manager
Bridget assists the Director in managing the operations and development of Center Activities Programs including Outdoor Adventures, Aquatic Adventures, the Leisure program, the Student Recreation Center and the Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center. Additionally, she coordinates the collaborative departmental efforts within the Recreation & Wellness Center. 

Jada Lindsay, Office Coordinator
Jada provides administrative support to Center Activities' programs with clerical and record keeping duties to the various facility locations. In addition, Jada supervises the day-to day operation of the Center Activities reception staff. 

 

Ruth Sturtevant, Student Recreation Center (SRC) Supervisor
Ruth supervises the SRC and SRC West. She oversees planning and coordination of staff, administration and management of facility and equipment maintenance. She directs the personal training, group fitness, and SRC summer camp programs as well as maintains facility reservations for the SRC and the Recreation and Wellness Center.
 

Bre Clark, Program Supervisor
Bre oversees the Leisure, Outdoor and Aquatic programing for Center Activities. She develops programs, coordinates instructors, particpate relations and provides logistical support. She also directs the Summer Youth Aquatic and Adventure Camps.  

 

Lilach Assayag, Outreach Coordinator
Lilach serves as the promotional liaison between Center Activities, its affiliates (the HSU Recreation and Wellness Center, Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center, Student Recreation Center, the Arcata Community Pool as contracted) and the surrounding community.

Deserie Donae-Janousek, HBAC Operations Supervisor
Deserie oversees the daily operation of the Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center, including facility rentals, event coordination, aquatic programs, technical support, staff supervision and facility maintenance.

Trevor McKee, HBAC Aquatics Program Coordinator
Trevor oversees the daily operations of the equipment rental and waterfront aquatic programs such as kayaking, stand up paddling, canoeing and more at the Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center.

 

 

EVENTS

This is the first course of our Beginning, Intermediate, and Advanced courses offered, however is...
February 13
This class is designed to introduce beginning archers to the basic fundamentals of the sport in...
February 13
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February 14
This class is designed as an introduction to the sport of rock climbing with an emphasis on...
January 31 - April 24

Drop-In / Weekly Events

This class is designed as an introduction to the sport of rock climbing with an emphasis on...
January 31 - April 24
This fitness program combines low-impact cardio and strength exercise. One day each week...
February 1 - March 9
Spinning is a non-impact, highly effective way to build cardiovascular strength and endurance. This...
February 1 - March 10
This challenging 30-minute class meets three times a week and is specifically designed to target...
February 2 - March 10
Zumba is a fitness program that combines Latin music and easy-to -follow dance moves. It is based...
February 2 - March 10