Ashman, Marinda
Title:
Assistant Professor, Assistant Director UV Mentors
Office:
LC406b
Phone:
801-863-7227
Fax:
801-863-6445
Mail Code:
275
Last Updated: 7/23/14 -

 Assistant Professor

Assistant Director of UV Mentor Program

Department of College Success Studies

 EDUCATION

M.Ed. - Utah State University, Logan, UT 
      Major: Health, Physical Education and Recreation
      December 2005

B.S. - Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 
      Major: Elementary Education
      August 1991


TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2007 to present - Utah Valley State College, Orem, UT
      Assistant Professor, Department of College Success Studies 
      CLSS 1000 College Student Success
      CLSS 1200 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
      CLSS 2100 Career Exploration 
      CLSS 2300 Leadership Mentoring I
      CLSS 240R Leadership Mentoring Practicum
      CLSS 1030 Student Leadership Development
      CLSS 1040 Student Leadership Development

2005 to 2007 - Utah Valley State College, Orem, UT
      Adjunct Faculty, College Success and Academic Literacy 
      CLSS 1000 College Student Success
      CLSS 2100 Career Exploration 
      CLSS 1030 Student Leadership Development
      CLSS 1040 Student Leadership Development

2003 to 2005 - Utah Valley State College, Orem, UT
      Adjunct Faculty, College Success and Academic Literacy
      CLSS 1000 College Student Success
      CLSS 2100 Career Exploration

1991 to 1997 - Jordan School District, Oakdale Elementary, Sandy, UT
      Fourth Grade – comprised of all subject areas including accelerated math


WORK EXPERIENCE

2007 to present - Utah Valley State College, Orem, UT
Assistant Professor, Assistant Director, Student Success/UV Mentors 
      Summary of Duties:
            Teach classes as needed by department
            Work closely with Director for the Center for Student Success
            Facilitate planning with Team Leads
            Coordinate selection of new UV Mentors
            Manage UV Mentor Operating Budget
            Design, approve, order and distribute apparel
            Uphold policies and procedures for the UV Mentor Program
            Manage tuition waivers for UV Mentors
            Assess and conduct research to better meet the needs UV Mentors and the 
               program

2005 to 2007 - Utah Valley State College, Orem, UT
Director of Compliance and Student Services
      Summary of Duties:
            Supervise and coordinate advisors
            Act as liaison between student-athletes, instructors, department chairs, 
               deans and advisors
            Represent department at conferences, committees, community and school 
               events
            Advise current, transfer and prospective students
            Stay current on NCAA and UVSC academic policies and regulations
            Create, implement and enforce policies and procedures on NCAA bylaws and
               regulations
            Monitor, enforce and report NCAA bylaw violations
            Educate coaches and staff on NCAA bylaws and regulations
            Chair Compliance Committee
            Organize and oversee chairs and members of other committees within the 
               department

2000 to 2008 - Brigham Young University, Provo, UT
Wasatch Volleyball Festival Director
      Summary of Duties:
            Registration for over 1,300 participants
            Securing multiple facilities
            Supervise staff 
            Maintain the budget
            Generate sponsors
            Distribute payroll
            Report to Board Members on the state of the Festival and budget

2003 to 2005 - Utah Valley State College, Orem, UT
Head Academic Advisor
      Summary of Duties:
            Supervise and coordinate advisors
            Act as liaison between student-athletes, instructors, department chairs, 
               deans and advisors
            Represent department at conferences, committees, community and school 
               events
            Advise current, transfer and prospective students
            Stay current on NCAA and UVSC academic policies and regulations


CONFERENCES ATTENDED

4th International Conference on Research in Access and Developmental Education - International
         September 2008 – San Juan, PR

Retention 2008: An International Conference on Student Retention - International
         May 2008 – San Diego, CA

Annual Conference on the First Year Experience – National
         February 2007 – Addison, TX 
         February 2008 – San Francisco, CA
         February 2009 – Orlando, FL

Utah Valley State Executive Leadership Forum (UVSELF) - Local
         August 2006 to August 2007 - Utah Valley State College, Orem, UT
 
UVSC Advisement Conference - Local
         Summer 2006 – Wasatch Campus, Heber, UT
 
NCAA Regional Seminar - National
         May, 2004 – Anaheim, CA 
         June 2004 – New York, NY
         May 2005 – San Francisco, CA 
         June 2005 – Orlando, FL
         May 2006 - San Diego, CA

Summer University- Local
         May 2005 – Utah Valley State College, Orem, UT
         May 2006 – Utah Valley State College, Orem, UT 

Gender Equity and Issue Forum, Title IX - National
         April 2005 – New Orleans, LA
         April 2006 - Cleveland, OH

NCAA Annual Convention - National
         January 2006 – Indianapolis, IN
 
Active Learning Strategies, by David Bate, UVSC Faculty in Excellence, - Local
“20 Ways to Keep the Energy High in the Classroom During Finals”,
         November 2005 Utah Valley State College, Orem, UT
 

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

10th Annual Leadership Conference “Find the Leader Within” – Local
          October 2009, Utah Valley University, Orem, UT
          “Release the Leader Within”

28th Annual Conference on the First Year Experience – National
         February, 2009, Orlando, FL
         “Survival of the Fittest: Change in an Evolving Peer Mentor Program”

9th Annual Leadership Conference “The Engaged Leader Building Your Capacity to Influence” – Local
         October 2008, Utah Valley University, Orem, UT
         "Peers Mentoring Peer Mentors: Best Practices for a Student-led Approach"

4th International Conference on Research in Access and Developmental Education - International
         September 2008, San Juan, PR
         “Effects of Mentoring”
 
Retention 2008: An International Conference on Student Retention - International
         May 2008, San Diego, CA 
         “Peers Mentoring Peer Mentors: Top Ten Best Practices for a Student-led 
               Approach”

High School Counselor Conference - Local
         March 2005 - Utah Valley State College, Orem, UT  
         March 2006 - Utah Valley State College, Orem, UT  
         “Initial Eligibility and Clearinghouse”
 
Summer University - Local
         May 2005 - Utah Valley State College, Orem, UT  
         “NCAA Division I - What Does It Mean For You”

UVSC Parent’s Night - Local
         November 2003 - Utah Valley State College, Orem, UT
         November 2004 - Utah Valley State College, Orem, UT
         “Initial Eligibility and Clearinghouse”


AWARDS AND GRANTS

Faculty Excellence Award Nominee
      2008-2009 – UVU, University College

Center of Engaged Learning (CEL)
      2008 for $5000 – Utah Valley University – “Power and Relationship Dynamics in  
         Peer Mentoring: Communication Interaction Between Instructor, Mentor, and 
         Student”
      2008 for $5000 – Utah Valley University – “Effects of Mentoring”
      2008 for $3000 – Utah Valley University – “UV Mentor Service and Team Building 
         Expedition”

LDS Foundation Grant
      2007-2008 - $10,000
      2008-2009 - $10,000
      2009-2010 - $10,000

Adjunct Excellence Award Recipient
      2004-2005 - UVSC School of General Academics, Orem, UT

Faculty and Staff Exceptional Merit Grant 
      2005 for $2,250 - Utah Valley State College, Orem, UT

Adjunct Excellence Award Nominee
      2003- 2004 - UVSC School of General Academics, Orem, UT
 
Faculty and Staff Exceptional Merit Grant 
      2004 for $5,000 - Utah Valley State College, Orem, UT


SERVICE

Institutional Effectiveness Committee
      2009 – Chair, Marc Jorgenson, Utah Valley University, Orem, UT

Accreditation Committee – Standard 4.B.6
      2009-2010 – Chair, Eugene Seeley, Utah Valley University, Orem, UT

Steering Committee
      2007 –College Success Studies, Utah Valley State College, Orem, UT

Hiring Committee
      2007 – College Success Studies, Utah Valley State College, Orem, UT- Faculty
      2008 - College Success Studies, Utah Valley University, Orem, UT - Faculty
      2008 – University College, Utah Valley University, Orem, UT – Associate Dean

Faculty Excellence Committee
      2008 – University College, Utah Valley University, Orem, UT

Department Rank Tenure Promotion (DRTP)
      2007 – College Success Studies, Utah Valley State College, Orem
      2008 – College Success Studies, Utah Valley University, Orem, UT

General Academics Convocation Committee
      2007 – General Academics, Utah Valley State College, Orem

General Academics Convocation Reader
      2007- General Academics, Utah Valley State College, Orem
      2008 – General Academics, Utah Valley State College, Orem

Faculty of the Year Committee
      2008 – General Academics, Utah Valley State College, Orem

Pilot Mentoring Steering Committee
      2008 – College Success Studies, Utah Valley University, Orem, UT

Center for Student Success Strategic Planning Committee
      2007 – Present – College Success Studies, Utah Valley University, Orem, UT

Compliance Committee 
      2006 – NCAA, Utah Valley State College, Orem, UT

Compliance Committee 
      2006 – Utah Valley State College, Orem, UT

Strategic Directions Committee Member 
      2005 - 2007 - Utah Valley State College, Orem, UT

Athletic Advisory Committee Member
      2005 - 2007 - Utah Valley State College, Orem, UT

Director of CHAMPS Program 
      2004 - 2007 - Utah Valley State College, Orem, UT

Athletic Hiring Committee 
      2004 - 2007 - Utah Valley State College, Orem, UT

Director of Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC)
      2004 - 2007 - Utah Valley State College, Orem, UT

Director of Service opportunities for the Athletic Department 
      2003 - 2007 - Utah Valley State College, Orem, UT

Director of Wasatch Volleyball Tournament - Collaborative efforts with University of
Utah, Utah Valley State College, Utah State University and Weber State University
      2000-200 - Brigham Young University, Provo, UT


WRITTEN WORKS

Policies and Procedures
      Camps and Clinics Policies and Procedures
            2006 - Utah Valley State College, Orem, UT 
      Recruiting Policies and Procedures
            2005 - Utah Valley State College, Orem, UT 
      Countable Athletically Related Activities Policies and Procedures 
            2005 - Utah Valley State College, Orem, UT
      Travel and Attendance Policies and Procedures
            2003 - Utah Valley State College, Orem, UT  
      Reinstatement into the UV Mentor Program
            2007 – Utah Valley State College, Orem, UT
      Final Semester Exception
            2008 – Utah Valley University, Orem, UT
 
Brochures
      Transfer Students brochure for Coaches and UVSC Recruits
            2005 - Utah Valley State College, Orem, UT
      Initial Eligibility brochure for UVSC Parent's Night, High Schools, Coaches, UVSC
      Recruits and College Orientation Office
            2003 - Utah Valley State College, Orem, UT
      UV Mentor
            2007 – Utah Valley University, Orem, UT

Handbook
      Academic Eligibility Handbook for Athletic Coaches and Staff 
            2005 - Utah Valley State College, Orem, UT


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Director of Compliance and Student Services 
      2005 – 2007 - Utah Valley State College, Orem, UT 
                           -  Recruiting Policies and Procedures
                           - Countable Athletically Related Activities Policies and Procedures
                           - Travel and Attendance Policies and Procedures
                           - Camps and Clinics Policies and Procedures

Wasatch Volleyball Festival
      2000 - 2008 - Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 

Executive Director of BYU Volleyball Summer Camps
      1996 – 2005 - Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 

Westminster Head Volleyball Coach
      1995-1999 - Westminster College, Salt Lake City, UT

“Oakdale Olympics” – Pentathlon
      1995-1997 - Oakdale Elementary, Sandy, UT

Physical Education Specialist
      1992-1997 - Oakdale Elementary, Sandy, UT

Healthy Life Styles and Nutrition Teacher and Coordinator
      1991-1997 - Oakdale Elementary, Sandy, UT

Science and Math Textbook and Curriculum Committee
      1993-1995 - Oakdale Elementary, Sandy, UT

Chair, Teacher Advising Committee
      1995 - Oakdale Elementary, Sandy, UT


CERTIFICATES

7 Habits of Highly Effective People 
      April, 2006 - Utah Valley State College, Orem, UT

IRB – CITI Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative
      2007 – Utah Valley State College, Orem, UT