SRU alumna hired as park district superintendent

Meghan Jourden-Messerich, a 2003 Slippery Rock University graduate with a bachelor's degree in resort and tourism management, was named superintendent of recreation for the Sycamore Park District in Sycamore, Illinois.

In her new role, Jourden-Messerich is in charge of overseeing recreational facilities, services and initiatives throughout the park district. Her immediate focus will be on staffing needs for the community center, expanding the district's program offerings and determining operations and fees for new facilities.

Previously, Jourden-Messerich was the assistant superintendent of recreation for the St. Charles Park District in St. Charles, Illinois.