As an educator, speaker and mover and shaker, Austin helps college students and organizations realize their potential daily.
Austin currently serves as the Assistant Dean of Students at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, working primarily with student activities, student organization leadership development and campus traditions. Previously, Austin served as the graduate assistant for student programming at Illinois State University and an over-involved student leader at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg.
An active learner, Austin volunteers nationally and regionally for the National Association for Campus Activities (NACA) in various leadership roles, in addition to attending and presenting each year at the South Regional Conference and National Convention. Austin has been active in the association since 2009 and feels that connecting with his peers across the country makes him a better person and professional.
Austin serves as a CAMPUSPEAK Interactive Workshops Facilitator, where he facilitates three of the many curriculums focused on student leader and organization growth. To learn more, take a look at Facilitation. He joined the roster in January 2014 and is proud to be a member of the CS Team.
He was initiated as a brother of Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity in 2012. He currently serves as a risk management educator, facilitating the Ladder of Risk and Alcohol Skills Training Program (ASTP) for chapters around the country.
Austin currently resides in Chattanooga, TN, where he enjoys spending time with his rescue dog, Fogarty, seeing friends, newly exploring the outdoors and binge watching some reality television.