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Resident Director

Travis Mears

Travis currently serves as the Student Services Specialist for New Student Programs at the University of Washington Tacoma. Originally from Bennington, Vermont, Travis earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Public Relations from Champlain College and his Master’s Degree in Student Affairs in Higher Education (SAHE) from Colorado State University. This will be Travis’ first voyage with Semester at Sea. His prior international traveling experience includes an eight day Spring Break Immersion Trip in 2006 where he spent time in Rome, Naples, Florence, and Pompeii, Italy. Currently, Travis serves as one of the Region V Representatives for the New Professionals & Graduate Students (NPGS) Knowledge Community for the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA). Travis enjoys spending time with his partner, he is an avid “Crossfitter,” and is a self-proclaimed “foodie” who loves to experience new and unique cuisines. Travis is THRILLED to be joining the Spring 2013 Voyage!