Marketing and Game Day Operations Coordinator
Airis Thomas rejoins the University of Maryland Eastern Shore Athletics Department in August 2010 and serves as the department's Marketing and Game Day Operations Coordinator. The 2015-16 year is Thomas' fourth year in the office.
This past year, Thomas worked as a media relations staffer with the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) helping to prepare game notes and assist with conference tournament, along with other duties.
The Windsor Mills, Md., native is the past president of the Resident Hall Association at UMES and is the past secretary for the Hollarin' Hawks Pep Squad. In 2012, she was a National Communication Coordinator for the Resident Hall Association and is the past president of the National Society of Leadership and Success. She served as the manager for the UMES baseball team and as a mentor for Big Brothers Big Sisters.
Thomas graduated from UMES in December 2013 with a degree in kinesiology and is currently pursuing a master's in athletic administation. She enjoys spending her free time traveling and spending time with her family and is also an avid sports fan who likes to watch and commentate games, particularly with football. In summer 2012, Thomas was a media relations intern at Morgan State University.