Sandi started her career in Student Affairs in 1983 at Texas State University (TSU). During her tenure at TSU she served as the Coordinator and Assistant Director of Student Development, Assistant Director of Campus Recreation in Sport Clubs, and then as the Assistant Director of Campus Recreation for Intramural Sports. She also served as an Associate Director of Facility Operations at TSU and assisted in building a dedicated Student Recreation Center. After moving to Illinois she opened a shared recreation, athletic, and physical education facility at an Illinois park district. Sandi began working at NIU in 2001 as an Assistant Director and then Associate Director in Residential Facilities/Housing and Dining. Sandi became the Director of Campus Recreation in August, 2006.
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