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Meet the Staff




Bob Culver, M.S. - Asst. Manager

Bob comes to UNM-VC from Pennsylvania.  After obtaining a Masters in Exercise Science, Bob began training clients for gyms in Pennsylvania. He soon took on the additional responsibilities of membership coordinator. With a background including both public and private fitness centers, Bob brings a wealth of knowledge to our Wellness Center.  For fitness assessments, personal training, and general wellness enter inquiries, Bob is happy to help!


Dustin Shafer, M.S. - Lecturer/Program Manager

Originally from Spearfish, SD, Dustin's first full-time fitness management job was in 2009 as the Fitness Manager at Eastern New Mexico University in Portales, NM. He spent two years at Eastern New Mexico University serving as a strength and conditioning coach. During his time at ENMU, he also taught a variety of undergraduate health promotion courses. Dustin has over six years of experience in personnel and facility management. Dustin holds a B.S. in Kinesiology/Nutrition from the University of Wyoming and a Master of Science in Exercise Science from Eastern New Mexico University. He is certified by USA Weightlifting (USAW), National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), American Heart Association (AHA), and American Association of Snowboard Instructors (AASI). His major interest area in the field of Health & Exercise Science is in disease prevention. He is also interested in seeking ways to teach and encourage people how to enjoy exercise and nutrition so they can live a long, healthy, and disease-free life. When not at the Center, Dustin loves spending time with his family and friends. He is an avid outdoorsman and particularly enjoys hiking, camping, snowboarding and climbing.


Wellness Center (505) 925-8830