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TimberTimber Hines |
Director for Recreation and Athletic Facilities/Operations

Timber is responsible for all aspects of managing the SAAC and Woodruff PE Center facilities, space reservations, membership policies, facilities upkeep, and all staffing. She directly supervises the Associate Director for Recreation Operations Director, the Assistant Director for External Operations and Memberships and the Assistant Director for Athletic Facilities. Timber earned her BS in Therapeutic Recreation from Georgia State University (GSU) in 1996 and then worked at Shepherd Center as an Aquatic Specialist for four years. She decided to go back to school in 2000 and completed her MS in Exercise Science from GSU in 2002. She then worked as the Aquatic Coordinator for GSU Recreational Services for three years until she started at Emory University in 2006. In Timber's free time she runs half-marathons, cycles with friends around Stone Mountain, and skates with the Atlanta Roller Girls.

MarkMark Fifield |
Associate Director for Recreation Operations

Mark is responsible for managing the Welcome Center operations and oversees all membership information, space reservations and facility management. Mark graduated in 2000 with a BS in Civil Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology. He then worked for several years in campus ministry, both in the USA and internationally. Mark moved back to the states to pursue a MS in Sports Administration from Georgia State University (GSU) while working in the GSU Recreation Department. He graduated from GSU in 2009, and worked teaching school and running a church recreation program before finding a home at the SAAC in 2011. Mark enjoys playing lunchtime basketball, tennis doubles for ALTA, and spending time with his family camping and hiking.