Faculty/Staff Profile

Tara Mostowy

Tara Mostowy

Coordinator of Outdoor Recreation

Phone: 678-839-5380 | Fax: 678-839-0661

Email:  tmostowy@westga.edu

Office: Campus Center




    Biography

    Education:
    BS Biology, Minor Environmental Studies, University of West Georgia
    MS Biology (pending thesis defense), University of West Georgia

    Professional Experience:
    Student Assistant, Lifeguard, Head Climbing Wall Instructor, Adventure Trip Guide. University of West Georgia.
    Trip leader/Raft Guide Nantahala, Ocoee, Pigeon, and French Broad Rivers, Nantahala Outdoor Center.
    Venturing District Commissioner, Boy Scouts of America 3 Rivers District.
    Board of Directors, Friends of Chattahoochee Bend State Park.
    Women's Development Committee, Atlanta Flying Disc Club (AFDC)
    CPR/AED/First Aid Instructor, Atlanta Metro Chapter American Red Cross.

    Job Responsibilities:
    Jack of all trades: Guru of all things Outdoor Recreation related at UWG including the Climbing Wall, Outdoor Recreation Center (rentals), Adventure Trips, and Adventure Clinics. Responsible for hiring, training, training, training, training and assessment of student staff for those areas. Outdoor Recreation program creation and development. American Red Cross trainer for all UREC staff.

    Time at UWG:
    Part-time since 2001, Full-time since 2007

    Hometown:
    Alpharetta, GA
    Stamford, CT