HOUSTON, April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Allison Labaali, the Assistant Director of University Meadows, a student housing community operated by Campus Living Villages at the University of Missouri - St. Louis, has been elected Vice President of the St. Louis Area College Housing Association(SLACHA). Labaali recently began serving the one-year term, and in this role, she will primarily be involved in the planning and execution of key SLACHA conferences.
According to Troy Bayham, Vice President of Operations for Campus Living Villages, "We are thrilled that Allison has been recognized with this honor for her dedication to campus affairs and for joining a group of Campus Living Villages employees around the world who have similarly been selected by their peers to take on leadership roles intended to positively impact their students, communities and the college education system."
Labaali joined the Campus Living Villages team at University Meadows in 2009 following a one-year sabbatical in Morocco, where she served as a youth and development volunteer for the Peace Corps. From 2004 until 2007 she was employed as a Residence Hall Director by the University of Texas at Arlington, which she represented as a diversity committee member for the Southwest Association of College & University Housing Officers(SWACUHO).
A 2004 graduate of Northwest Missouri State University with a B.S. in Psychology/Sociology, Labaali began her career in student housing and residence life while in school, serving as a Resident Assistant and Desk Assistant and later as the Diversity Assistant.
Active in campus affairs, Labaali organized the 2010 SLACHA RA Conference and will be chairing the 2011 conference. Labaali has also volunteered to create the SLACHA website as the organization dives deeper into the world of Social Media.
About Campus Living Villages
One of the largest providers of student accommodation globally, Campus Living Villages (CLV) currently owns, manages, or is developing 30,000 beds for approximately 50 institutions in Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom and the United States. Campus Living Villages aspires to set the global standard in student accommodation. For more information, visit www.campuslivingvillages.com.
SOURCE Campus Living Villages