Administration

The Department of Recreation Management and Physical Education (RMPE) is structured for maximum efficiency and effectiveness. The administrative organization consists of one Chairperson, a Director for each of the three programs and an administrative team to support departmental operations.

Chairperson

Dr. Melissa Weddell
HCC 21
weddellmj@appstate.edu
828-262-6303

Program Directors

Recreation Management (RM)

Dr. Jana Joy James 
HCC 28
Jamesjj@appstate.edu
828-262-6322

Health and Physical Education (HPE)

Dr. Benjamin Sibley  
HCC 20
sibleyba@appstate.edu
828-262-7153

Physical Education Activity (PEA)

Mr. Edgar Peck
HCC 16 
peckel@appstate.edu
828-262-6330 

Administrative Team

Support Specialist

Mrs. Abby White Gould
HCC 42 
whiteab2@appstate.edu
828-262-3149

Support Associate

Mrs. Magdalena Anoufriev 
HCC 36 
anoufrievm@appstate.edu
828-262-3141

Equipment Manager

Mr. Joshua Reese 
VG 102 
reeseja@appstate.edu
828-262-3048