Victor Chiasson

A photo of Victor Chiasson

Assistant Professor

Health Promotion and Human Performance

319 T Porter Building

734.487.2143

vchiasson@emich.edu

Education

  • MA Recreation and Park Administration Central Michigan University

Biography

A faculty member in the Recreation & Park Management program at EMU since 1992. Formerly employed by the City of Wayne County Park System as Chief of Recreation and the City of Wayne Parks and Recreation as a Leisure Services Coordinator. He served as a Recreation Supervisor for Oakland County Parks.

He served as president of the Michigan Recreation and Park Association. He has chaired or co-chaired state recreation events as Walk Michigan, Tug or War across the Detroit River, Joint Detroit Recreation Committee, the Southwest Metropolitan Recreation Executives Group, Northwest Parks and Recreation Association, and the Michigan Recreation and Park Association Student Committee.

He served as adjunct professor in recreation at Wayne State University and Central Michigan University. He served as interim department head of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance at EMU. Served as Coordinator of the Park & Recreation Management program at EMU. He has served as Assistant Dean of Continuing Education.

He has served area communities in the development of master plans. He has created recreation programs for teens and children in southeast Michigan.

He has numerous presentations at the Michigan Recreation and Park Association Annual Conference, Michigan Department of Natural Resources Annual meeting, Michigan Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, Michigan Festivals and Events Association Conference, and served communities in development of recreation programs.

Hobbies: motoring and golf.

Courses

  • Recreation Leadership
  • Recreation Program Planning
  • Leisure Facility Design & Management
  • Park and Recreation Administration
  • Business Golf
  • Enhancing Your Creativity