Julia Wightman, Director
Julia is originally from Edinburg, Virginia and joined UM and URecFit in September 1991. Julia received her B.S. from Radford University in Health and Physical Education and Masters from the University of Virginia in Exercise Physiology. Growing up surrounded by the beautiful Shenandoah Valley, Julia’s love of recreation and fitness started early in life. In her free time Julia loves spending time with her two dogs and also enjoys kayaking, hiking, camping, fishing and photography.
Anna Roskowinski, Associate Director
Anna oversees the overall operations of URecFit facilities, staff training, housekeeping and leads the team of facility supervisors. She graduated from Penn State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Kinesiology and earned her Master’s Degree in Health and Sport Studies from The University of Iowa. When she’s not cheering for the Nittany Lions, Anna enjoys cooking, working out and spending time with her fiance and their chocolate lab, Bo.
Meghan Bruce-Bojo, Assistant Director - Client Relations
Meghan is originally from New York and moved to Maryland in 2008. She obtained her B.S. from SUNY Brockport and earned her Master's Degree in Social Work here at the University of Maryland. Meghan started working for URecFit in 2008 and loves the fun and challenging experience.
Eric Barron, Assistant Director - Fitness
Eric is originally from Central NY and has lived in Maryland for over 6 years. He earned both his Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science and Master’s Degree in Applied Health Physiology from Salisbury University. Prior to joining University of Maryland, The Founding Campus Eric was the Director of Fitness Assessments for the US Air Force at Ft. Meade, MD. Eric is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the NSCA. In his free time he enjoys outdoor activities and spending time with his wife & chocolate labs.
Jimmy Heiner, Assistant Director - Aquatics & Safety Education
Jimmy Heiner was born and raised in York, Pennsylvania and earned his B.S. in Sport Management at York College of Pennsylvania and a Masters degree at Georgia State University. Jimmy has been around a pool as a swimmer, lifeguard or aquatic professional for nearly 25 years. He is excited for the opportunity to provide the University of Maryland community with a safe and inviting place to swim and exercise. In his free time Jimmy loves to spend time with his wife Amanda and their two dogs Nittany and Mogli.
Sara Griggs, Assistant Director - Sports Programs
Sara received her B.A. degree in Kinesiology from West Chester University of Pennsylvania, and is currently pursuing her Masters of Recreation Management at Frostburg University. Sara is responsible for managing the Pratt operational staff, intramural sport supervisors and executing the intramural sport programs. Before coming to URecFit Sara was a Coordinator of Aquatics and Intramural Sports at Lafayette College. She enjoys traveling, backpacking, camping and hiking with her Great Dane.
Jole Gibson, Coordinator - BioPark Fitness Center
Jole’ Gibson has been with the University of Maryland for over 10 years and is currently oversees day to day operations at the BioPark. An alumnus of Norfolk State University, Jole’ is a certified Personal Trainer and certified RAD (Rape Aggression Defense) Instructor. Jole’ enjoys volunteering, working out, being surrounded with family and friends. Her favorite quote is “Be Honest with Thy Self.”
Open Position, Coordinator - Sports Programs
Emily Eskew, Coordinator - Fitness
Emily was born and raised in Virginia and is new to Baltimore and Maryland area. In 2010, Emily received her Bachelor's of Science from Radford University in Exercise, Sport, and Health Sciences with a concentration in Health Promotion and Education. She more recently has studied at Virginia Tech in the Master's of Public Health Program focusing on Health Education. In her spare time, Emily loves to travel, paint, run, or explore new activities with friends and close family.