Kelli McCrea, Ed.D

California State University, Chico

Instructor | Recreation, Hospitality, and Parks Management Department, California State University, Chico

Dr. Kelli McCrea has taught in the Department of Recreation, Hospitality, and Parks Management (RHPM) at CSU, Chico for 10 years and in higher education for 35 years. She specializes in event management, customer service management, and management of recreation, hospitality, and parks. In addition to teaching, she also serves as the Department Assessment Coordinator, Assistant Accreditation Coordinator, and Recreation, Hospitality and Parks Society (RHAPS) student club advisor. Kelli and her students put on the Department fundraiser – Saveur – in the spring and other events throughout the academic year. Kelli lives in Napa Valley, California and frequently does events for Blackbird Vineyards on the weekends. When not teaching or doing events she enjoys traveling, going to the theater, hiking, cooking, reading, and hanging out with her family and two fun-loving labradors.