Airis Thomas joined the University of Maryland Eastern Shore Athletics Department in August 2010 and serves as a Media Relations Student Assistant. The 2013-14 year is Thomas' third year in the office.
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. Last year, she was a National Communication Coordinator for the Resident Hall Association and is the past president of the National Society of Leadership and Success. In addition to her other duties, she is the manager for the UMES baseball team and is a mentor for Big Brothers Big Sisters.
Thomas plans to graduate from UMES this December and enjoys spending her free time traveling and spending time with her family. She also is an avid sports fan and likes to watch and commentate games, particularly with football.
In summer 2012, Thomas was a media relations intern at Morgan State University.