Geoff Combs

University of Massachusetts Boston

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University of Massachusetts Boston
United States


Geoff is Executive Director, Campus Center and Event Services, University of Massachusetts, Boston. In 2004, he opened the university’s new 331,000 square foot, 80 million dollar complex, it was the first student center on the campus. Alongside a staff of 40, he oversees the day-to-day operation of the facility, as well as university-wide Conference and Event Services. Geoff has worked in the student life and student union field for 20 years.  Prior to UMass Boston, he served as Assistant Director of Student Activities and Leadership, and Assistant Director of Student Center Operations at Northeastern University. Since 1998 Geoff has been heavily involved with the Association of College Unions International (ACUI), holding various regional, association-wide  positions.  He has served as the Regional Director for ACUI Region VIII (New England), a member of the Board of Trustees, and chair of the 2020 annual conference.  Since 2005 he has led and/or participated in 4 international study tours and spent 6 months on an international job exchange in Edinburgh, Scotland.  He currently serves as ACUI's International Education Community of Practice Chair and a member of the Education and Research Fund Program Team.