A

Mike Abbaté
Principal
Abbate Designs LLC
Mr George Abbott
Director of External Affairs
Memphis River Parks Partnership
Roberto Abreo
Recreation Supervisor, CYSA
City of Idaho Falls Parks and Recreation
Maureen Acquino
Program Manager
National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA)
Ms Mariajose Alcantara
Community Programs & Outreach Ranger and Academic Internship Coordinator
National Park Service, Golden Gate National Recreation Area
Whit Alexander
Executive Vice President & CCO
Lose Design
Jennifer Anderson
Children's Services Specialist
Johnson County Park & Recreation District
Ms Danielle Arigoni
Director of Livable Communities, AARP
AARP
Mr. Derek Arledge Sr.
FounderStrength & Conditioning Specialist
TEEM Performance TrainingChesapeake Regional Hockey Review
Ms Attiyya Atkins
Public Communication Specialist
Broward County Parks and Recreation

B

Ms Kari Baesel
Recreation Specialist
Johnson County Park & Recreation District
Ms Cynthia A. Bailey
Deputy County Attorney, Fairfax County Office
Fairfax County, Virginia
Robert Bailey
Historic Planner
Maryland Park Service
Dr. Sean Bailey
CEO & President
BCG - North America Corporation
Katie Baker
Park Development Manager
City of Round Rock - Parks and Recreation Department
Mr. Kyle Baker
Senior Assistant Legal Counsel & Director of Real Estate
Cleveland Metroparks
John Barnholt
Facility Performance Advisor
Barker Rinker Seacat Architecture
Eric Barron
Assistant Director of Fitness
Towson University
Dr David Barth
Principal
Barth Associates
Janet Bartnik
Executive Director
Mountain Recreation
Ms Rochelle Bartolomei
Native Plant Program Manager
Maryland National Capital Park and Planning Commission (MNCPPC), Montgomery Parks, Pope Farm Nursery
Jennifer Basham
Parks and Leisure Services Director
City of Stephenville
Danielle Bassett
Manager of Adult Programs, Youth Camps & Cultural Arts
Howard County Recreation & Parks
Nina Basu
President & CEO
Inner Arbor Trust
Kurtis Baumgartner CPRE
Assistant Director
Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation
Steve Beck
President
Beck Seminars
Dr. Brent Beggs
Professor
Illinois State University
Mr Adrian Benepe
Senior Vice President and Director of City Park Development
Trust for Public Land
Ms Claudine Bennett
Communications Marketing Supervisor
City of Kettering
Mr. Neelay Bhatt
Vice President
PROS Consulting INC.
Mr. Wes Bickham
General Maintenance Supervisor II
City of Austin Parks and Recreation Department
Mr David Blackwood
Agency Engineer
West Tennessee River Basin Authority
Dr. Diane Blankenship
Professor
Frostburg State University
Dr. Jason Bocarro
Professor
NC State University
Ms Nichole Bohner
Aquatics Manager
Round Rock Parks and Recreation Department
Dr. Nis Bojin
Research Manager
Biba
Guillermo Bonnet-Laboy
Community Program Specialist
City Of Las Vegas
M. Michelle Bono
President / CEO of Bono Communications and Marketing, LLC
Bono Communications and Marketing provides strategic communications, training and management services focused on achieving measurable results.
Heather Borchardt
Health and Wellness Manager
Liberty Parks and Recreation
Michael A Bork, MS, CPRP, CLYT
Parks and Recreation Director
Fairbanks North Star Borough
Dr. Nisha Botchwey
Associate Professor
Georgia Institute of Technology
Craig Bouck AIA, LEED AP
CEO, Principal
Barker Rinker Seacat Architecture
Ms Natalie Boutte
Deputy Director
DFMWR Fort Stewart/Hunter Army Airfield
Kevin Brady
Senior Evaluation Manager
National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA)
Ms Katherine Brower
Design Planner II, Capital Division
Baltimore City Department of Recreation and Parks
Ms Chentrell Brown
From the Ground Up: Volunteer Program Starter Kit
BREC
Mr. Jim Brown
Manager of Trail Development
Rails-to-Trails Conservancy
Ms Marcia Brown
Recreation Manager
DC Department of Parks and Recreation
Mr. Benjamin Bryant
Director of Special Projects
Interface Studio, LLC
Ms Laura Bryant
Landscape Architect
Design Workshop
Sarah Bryant
Director of Community Initiatives
Cooper's Ferry Partnership
Roz and Jed Buck
Principals
Roz and Jed Training & Consulting
Jo Burns
Chief Connection and Collaboration Officer
Jo Burns Consulting
Alexa Bush
Landscape Architect and Planner
City of Detroit
Ryan Butler
Principal Natural Resources Specialist
M-NCPPC, Montgomery Parks
David Buzzell
Assistant Director of Parks and Recreation
City of Round Rock - Parks and Recreation Department

C

Dan Cahill
Land Steward
Burlington Parks, Recreation & Waterfront
Daniel Cain CPRP
Chief, Community Recreation Division
U.S. Army Garrison Alaska
Mr. Ryan Cambridge
Planning Practice Leader
Browning Day Mullins Dierdorf Architects
Mr Mark Cameron
Section Chief, Watershed Planning + Partnerships
City of Baltimore Department of Public Works
Kiesha Cannon
Senior Recreation Program Specialist
Seattle Parks and Recreation
Mr Todd Carlson
National Manager, Parks and Tennis Facility Development
The United States Tennis Association is a not-for-profit and the national governing body for tennis in the United States. USTA invests 100% of its proceeds to promote and develop the growth of tennis.
Mr. Oscar Carmona CPRE
Assistant Director
City of Dallas Park and Recreation Department
Chris Carroll
Chief of Southern Parks and County Trails
Anne Arundel County Parks & Recreation
Dr. Russ Carson
Research and Health & Wellness Advisor
PlayCore
Dr. Chris Chamberlain
Chair, Department of Recreation Hospitality and Tourism
California State University, East Bay
Ms Alice Chambers
Environmental Education Manager
Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation
April Chambers
Vice President and Treasurer
Florida National Alliance for Mental Illness
Rosa Chang
Artist & Senior Adviser for the Natural Dye Initiative
Maryland State Arts Council
Peter Chavannes
Recreation Program Supervisor
City of Eugene Recreation
Dr. Dongwook Cho
Assistant Professor
Alcorn State University
Kate Clabaugh
Director of Government Affairs
National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA)
Dr Curtis Clemens
Assistant Professor at Gallaudet University
Jason Clement
Founder and CEO
Sports Facilities Management LLC
Bill Clevenger
Executive Director
Decatur Park District
Dr. Deborah Cohen
Senior Scientist
RAND Corporation
Isaac Cohen
Associate
Studio Outside
Ms Jai Cole
Chief, Park Planning and Stewardship Division
M-NCPPC, Montgomery Parks
Mr. Nicholas Coleman
Membership & Facility Section Supervisor
West Valley City Family Fitness Center
Carol Coletta
Senior Fellow
Kresge Foundation American Cities Practice
Ms Takeyra Collins
Instructor, CTRS
Virginia Wesleyan University
Allison Colman
Director of Health
National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA)
Mr. Ken Conklin
Communications Director
Clarksville Parks and Recreation
Ms Laura Connelly
Parks Project Manager
Parks & People Foundation
Ms Cherie Cook
Senior Program Manager
AASLH
Richard Cooke
Founder - Freenotes Harmony Park
Freenotes Harmony Park
Carl Cooper
Deputy Director
Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation
Ms Alicia Copeland
After-School & Summer Programs Director
Parks & People Foundation
Henry Coppola
Volunteer Services & Community Partnerships Coordinator
M-NCPPC, Montgomery County Department of Parks
Jim Corcoran
Volunteer Services & Community Partnerships Coordinator
M-NCPPC, Montgomery County Department of Parks
Ms Sandra Cornelous, MS, ACSM-CPT
Health Fitness Specialist
UNC Rex Healthcare
Mr. Atuya Cornwell
County-Wide Sports Coordinator
The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission, Prince George's County Department of Parks and Recreation
Ms Mindy Craig
Principal
BluePoint Planning
Wynn Cramer
Event Producer
Melrose Pyrotechnics Inc.
David Crawford
CEO
Floorball Guru, LLC.
Dawn Cribb
Public Relations Specialist
DeKalb County Recreation, Parks & Cultural Affairs
Ms Brandi Crist
Community Recreation Chief
Fort Hood Family and MWR
Dr. John Crompton
University Distinguished Professor and Elected City Council-member, City of College Station
Texas A&M University
Greg Cronin MPA, CCD
Manager, Phillip A. Bolen Park
Loudoun County

D

Mr Andy Dailey
Cultural Arts Program Supervisor
City of Kettering
Mr. Brendan Daley
Director of Strategy & Sustainability
Chicago Park District
George Dallas
Data Scientist
BIBa
Dr. Maggie Daniels
Professor of Tourism and Events Management
George Mason University
Wende David
Senior Conservation Program Manager
National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA)
Ava DeBovis
National Network Manager
Alliance for a Healthier Generation
Amber Dembroski
Parks Business Services Manager
Arlington Parks and Recreation
Mr Andre' T. Denman
Principal Park Planner and Greenways Manager
Department of Public Works/Indy Parks
Gina Depper
Assistant Research Scientist
Eppley Institute for Parks and Public Lands, Indiana University
Mr John Dewar
Vice President
Freese and Nichols, Inc.
Beverlie Dietze
Director of Learning and Teaching
Okanagan College
Rich DiGirolamo
RECESSitator
Recess At Work
Mr. Jeff Dillon
Principal Planner and Consultant
Dillon and Associates, Park Planning, Urban Design and Public Lands Management
Brynn DiPaola
Customer Service Initiatives Specialist
Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation Business Systems
Maria Dmyterko Stone
Community Relations Manager
Chicago Park District
Mr. Kyle Dock
Recreation Supervisor
Louisville Parks and Recreation
Mr Charles Dockery
Executive Director
Calumet Memorial Park District
Philip Dodge
Executive Director
Downtown Columbia Patnership
Richard Dolesh
Vice President for Strategic Initiatives
National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA)
Dr. Maureen Dougherty
Owner
Let's Go with Dr. Mo, LLC
Mr. A. D. Drew
Director
Turner County Parks and Recreation
Mat Duerden
Associate Professor and Alumni Research Fellow, Department of Experience Design and Management
Brigham Young University
Justin Duff
Director, Development
VanTrust Real Estate, LLC
Aaron Philip Dworkin
CEO
National Summer Learning Association

E

Mr. Omar Eaton-Martinez
Assistant Division Chief Historical Resources, Prince George’s County Dept. of Parks and Recreation
Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission
Brendan Egan
Director of Parks & Recreation
Burlington Parks & Recreation Department
Dr. Deborah Egerton Ph.D.
Founder and President of Trinity Transition Consultants, LLC & The Platinum Connection
Trinity Transition Consultants, LLC
Diane Ehren-Kipping MSN, RN
Community/Employee Health & Wellness Manager
Alisha Eley
Landscape Architect
Kimley-Horn
Jason Elissalde
Training and Operations Analyst
Willamalane Park & Recreation District
Dr. Gary Ellis Ph.D.
Professor and Bradberry Chair
Texas A&M University and Texas A&M AgriLife Research
Matt Engleka
President
MLB Pitch Hit & Run/Jr Home Run Derby c/o LEJ Sports Group
Sun English Jr
Maryland State Arts Council
Matt Enoch CPRP
Chief, Community Recreation Division
U.S. Army Family and MWR
Mr. Matthew Espie
Manager, D.C.'s Stormwater Retention Credit (SRC) Trading Program and Stormwater Database
Department of Energy & Environment

F

Ms Christine Fanning
Natural and Historical Division Chief, Prince George’s County Dept. of Parks and Recreation
Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission
Liesel Fenner ASLA
Public Art Program Director
Maryland State Arts Council
Andy Fernandez
Section Manager
City of Eugene Recreation
Mr Beau Fieldsend
Manager, Strategic & Section Infrastructure
The United States Tennis Association is a not-for-profit and the national governing body for tennis in the United States. USTA invests 100% of its proceeds to promote and develop the growth of tennis.
Mr. Richard Fink II
Certified Park and Recreation Executive
Dr. Leah Fiorentino
Professor
University of North Carolina at Pembroke
Dr. Joel Fish
Director
The Center For Sport Psychology
Mr. Patrick Fitzgerald
Senior Director of Community Wildilfe
National Wildlife Federation
Venera Flores-Stafford
Assistant Director
Arlington Parks and Recreation
Dr. Myron Floyd
Interim Dean
NC State University
Don Follett
Head Groundskeeper/Sr. Director of Fields & Grounds
Baltimore Ravens
Elisabeth Fondriest
Branch Chief
National Park Service
Gina Ford
Principal
Agency Landscape + Planning
Nicole Fraser
General Supervisor, Operations Planning and Monitoring
City of Edmonton
Mr. Andru Fratarcangeli
Customer Service Initiative Admin. Analyst
Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation Business Systems
Ms Tia Freiburger
Associate Director of Facility Operations
Towson University
Ms Carrie Fullerton
Executive Director
Bloomingdale Park District
Dr. Keith Fulthorp
Associate Professor
California State University, Long Beach

G

Molly Gallant
Programmer, Outdoor Recreation
Baltimore City Recreation & Parks
Ms April Garcia
Recreation Supervisor IV
City of Dallas Park and Recreation Department
Jennifer Gardner
Director of Cities
Openbox
Mr. Seve Ghose CPRE/MOL
Director of Parks, Recreation & Community Programs
City of Thornton
Ms Jessica Giangiulio
Graduate Assistant, Facilites
Towson University
Scott Gilmore
Deputy Executive Director
Denver Parks and Recreation
Ms Jessica Gilzow
Nature-Based Programs Unit Program Manager
City of Austin Parks and Recreation
Ms Nikki Ginger CPRE
Professional Development Manager
Chicago Park District
Ms Jane Golden
Founder, Executive Director
Mural Arts Philadelphia
Mr Scott Goldman
Executive Director
The 6the Branch
Dr. EDWIN GOMEZ
Professor and Department Chair
Dr. Cristina Good
Adjunct Professor at Oklahoma State University
Tony Goodman
Rails-to-Trails Conservancy
Ms Alex Gordon
Community Revive Founder
Community Revive
Dr. ZBIGNIEW GRABOWSKI
Postdoctoral Researcher, Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies
Mr. Cortni Grange
Problem Solver | Social Entrepreneur | Impact Strategist
Grange Enterprises
Mr. Matthew Graul
Chief of Stewardship
East Bay Regional Park District
Mr Richard Griffin
Director of Economic Development
City of Frederick
Rachel Griffiths
Communication Director
Aquatic Safety Research Group
Dr Tom Griffiths
President, Founder
Aquatic Safety Research Group
Mr. Kyle Griggs
Event Scheduling Manager
City of Seattle Parks and Recreation Department
Ms Melissa Grim
Chief Horticulturist
Baltimore City Recreation and Parks
Teresa Grodsky
Active Adult Coordinator
Addison Park District
Kristen Guilfoos
Marketing Manager
Spartanburg County Parks Department

H

Bill Hachmeister AFO
Director of Business Development
Aquatix by Landscape Structures
Shawn Halifax
Cultural History Interpretation Coordinator
Charleston County Park & Recreation Commission
Dr. Gus Hallmon
Assistant Professor
Northwest Missouri State University
Sara Hammerschmidt
Senior Director
Urban Land Institute
Regina Hammond
President
Rebuild Johnston Square Neighborhood Org
Stacey Hammond M.Ed
Director of Health Education and Community Outreach
Westminster Medical Clinic
Ms Pegeen Hanrahan P.E.
Southeast Conservation Finance Director
Trust for Public Land
Mary Hardcastle
Director, Carrie Murray Nature Center
Baltimore City Recreation and Parks
Ms Cathy Harris
Director
Community Murals: Mural Arts Philadelphia
Tom Hart
City Manager
City of Grand Prairie, Texas
Mr. Daniel W. Hatcher
Director of Community Partnerships
Alliance for a Healthier Generation
Erin Hegarty
Executive Assistant
Afterschool Alliance
Ms Barbara Heller
Senior Consultant
BerryDunn
Justin Hellier
Strategic Advisor
Seattle Parks and Recreation
Ms Barbara Hernandez
Director of Parks and Recreation
City of Doral
Mr. Rick Herold
Director Emeritus of Grand Prairie, Texas Parks, Arts and Recreation, AAPRA Fellow.
City of Grand Prairie, Texas
Ms Hayley Herzing
Senior Manager of Membership
National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA)
Julie Higgins
Landscape Architecture Principal
Hord Coplan Macht
Ms Andrea C Hill
Director of Volunteer Memphis
Leadership Memphis
Ms Angela Hill
Administrator of Parks and Grounds Maintenance
Shelby County Government
Dr. Eddie Hill
Associate Professor
Old Dominion University
Lindsay Hill
SVP and Group Manager, Play & Park Structures and Certified Trainer
PlayCore
Ms Janice Hincapie
Semi-Retired, Consultant and Speaker
Ms Darlene Hines
Operations Division Chief
FMWR, Fort Jackson
Dr. J. Aaron Hipp
Associate Professor
Lori A. Hoffner
Professional Speaker, Trainer and Consultant
Supporting CommUnity, Inc.
Doug Holloway
Director
Boise Parks and Recreation Department
Mike Holtzman
President
Profitable Food Facilities
shawn hopson
Superintendent Landscape and Park Maintenance
City of Virginia Beach
Mr. Chris Horsley
Recreation Superintendent
City of Idaho Falls Parks & Recreation
Ms Brandi Horton
Vice President, Communications
Rails-to-Trails Conservancy
Dick Horton
Dick Horton Consulting, AICP, Owner
Dick Horton Consulting
Laura Hughes
Principal
EHT Traceries, Inc.

I

Lauren Imgrund
Deputy Secretary of Conservation and Technical Services
Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources

J

Ms Kriston Jacobs
Special Events Coordinator--City of Lumberton, NC
David James
Vice President, Youth Programs Major League Baseball
Major League Baseball
Dr Megan Janke
Assistant Professor
Dr. Maridith Janssen
Director California Pre-Doctoral Program
CSU Office of the Chancellor
Ms Jodi Jay
Division Manager
City of Austin Parks and Recreation Department
Ben Johnson CPRP
Assistant Director of Recreation
Louisville Metro Parks and Recreation
Mr. Brett Johnson
Senior Environmental Coordinator/Urban Biologist
City of Dallas Park and Recreation Department
Ms Cindy Johnson
Outdoor Program Administrator
City of Redmond
John Johnson
Founder
Pro Turf International / J2 Golf
Sean Johnson CPRP
Managing Director of Quality of Life & Cultural Services
Parks, Recreation, Library Services, State Auxiliary Museum, Visitors Center and Country View Golf Course
Aaron Jones
Recreation Specialist
ID-Europe
Mr. Dan Jones
Division Head of Aquatics and Beaches
City of Norfolk Department of Recreation Parks and Open Space
Ms Dionna Jones
Facility Manager
The Maryland National Capitol Park and Planning Commission
Ms Marisa Jones
Healthy Communities Senior Manager
Safe Routes to School National Partnership
Dr. Katherine Jordan
Visiting Assistant Professor
Ohio University
Katherine Ann Jordan
Postdoctoral fellow and Visiting Assistant Professor at Indiana University- Bloomington
Mr. Anthony Joy
Chief Information Officer
Cleveland Metroparks
Mr. Brian Judd
Warren G. Magnuson Park and Volunteer Programs Unit Manager
Seattle Parks and Recreation

K

Adhir Kackar
Associate Director, Federal and State Division, EPA's Office of Community Revitalization
Environmental Protection Agency
Mr. Michael Kalvort
Recreation Services Director
City of Boca Raton, Florida
Ms Ingrid Kanics OTR/L, FAOTA
President
Kanics Inclusive Design Services, LLC
Greg Kearns
Park Naturalist
M-NCPPC - Prince George's County Parks and Recreation
Mr. JJ Keegan
Strategist
JJ Keegan+
Mr Jeff Keenan
Assistant Director for Competitive Sports
Towson University
Katy Keller
Program Coordinator
Indian Trail Parks & Recreation
Michael Kelly
General Superintendent and CEO
Chicago Park District
Dr. Stacey Kendig
Associate Professor and Department Chair
Dr. Doug Kennedy
Professor
Virginia Wesleyan College
Ian Kennedy
Executive Director
Downtown Columbia Arts & Culture Commission
Mr. Travis Kennedy
General Supervisor, Open Space Operations
City of Edmonton
Om Khurjekar
Landscape Architecture Principal
Hord Coplan Macht
Peter Brian Kiessling II
Associate Instructor- Indiana University Recreation, Parks, Tourism Studies
Dr Hyangmi Kim
Assistant Professor
Kyoung (K.T.) Kim
Assistant Professor
Kean Univeristy
Carl Kincaid
Vice President
Rundell Ernstberger Associates
Kristen Kinnamon
Chief, Community Recreation Fort Belvoir, VA
Fort Belvoir Family and MWR
Michael Kirschman
Director
Virginia Beach Parks and Recreation
Ms Kara Kish
Deputy Director
Cincinnati Park Board
Mr. Steven Kleinman
Attorney at Law
Self employed.
Michael Klitzing
Director of Parks and Recreation
Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation
Dr Julie Knapp
Clinical Assistant Professor
Indiana University
Rob Knaussman
Children's Services Specialist
Johnson County Park & Recreation District
Mr. Eric Knee
PhD
Adelphi University
Mr. Kurt Knop
President & Executive Director, Rose Bowl Aquatics Center
Rose Bowl Aquatics Center
Dr. Shintaro Kono
Assistant Professor
University of Alberta
Debbie Kopas CPRP
Executive Director
Homewood Flossmoor Park District
Ms Tina Kreitlow
Director of Community Education and Recreation
School District of Cudahy
Donna Kuethe
Recreation Director
Town of Moultonborough, NH
Mr. Vygintas Kunigenas
Technology expert
U.S. Department of the Air Force

L

Dr Andrew Lacanienta
Assistant Professor
Ms Tiffanie Lai
Senior Recreation Coordinator
City of Mountain View
Julie Lammel Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Lock Haven University Dept Rec Mgmt
Ms Colleen Lammel-Harmon
Senior Project Manager, Health & Wellness
Chicago Park District
Ms Joey Lampl
Cultural Resources Manager
M-NCPPC, Montgomery Parks
Jason Lang CPRE
Director of Parks and Recreation
East Goshen Township Department of Parks and Recreation
Mr. Adam Larson
Director of Information Technology Services
Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board
Andrew Leary
National Youth Programs Manager
The Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics
Mr. Jeongseup Lee
PhD Student
Shannon Lee
Urban Conservation Manager
The Conservation Fund
Dr. Sunwoo Lee
Research Associate
Palacký University in Olomouc
Ms Martina Leforce
Berea Kids Eat Program Director
Grow Appalachia
Ms Noreen Legault Mendoza
STEAM Education Coordinator
City of Miami,Parks & Recreation
Dr. Eric Legg
Assistant Professor
Arizona State University
Jennifer Leonard
INSPIRE Program Manager
City of Baltimore Planning Department
Mr. Eric Leshinsky
Senior Designer and Planner
Design Workshop
Mr. Ivan Leshinsky
Co-Founder, Southwest Sports and Fitness Alliance
Southwest Sports and Fitness Alliance
Ms Aliza Leventhal
Assistant Section Head of Technical Services
Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress
Dr Toni Liechty
Assistant Professor
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Leslie Lilly
Urban Ecologist
The Trail Foundation
Ms Elizabeth Lindner
Manager, Park Internship Programs
Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy
Mr Adam Lindquist
Director, Healthy Harbor Initiative
Waterfront Partnership
Mr Derek Long
Associate Director, Business Operations
Towson University
Dr. Joseph Lovell
Assistant Professor
Dixie State University
Kathryn Lovell
Commissioner
Philadelphia Parks and Recreation
Steven Loy
Professor, Exercise Physiologist
California State University, Northridge (CSUN). Department of Kinesiology
Andrew Lyburn
Assistant Director of Outdoor Adventures
Towson University
Joel Lynch
Local Assistance Program Division
National Park Service

M

Lizzie MacWillie
Associate Director
buildingcommunityWORKSHOP
Ms Deborah Maddox
Area Manager, North Region
Chicago Park District
Dr. Joseph Mancini
MD, MSEd
SOON Inc. Stop Opioid Overdose Now
Ms Kelly Manderfield
Chief Marketing Officer
Cleveland Metroparks
Mr. Jason Mangum
Parks and Recreation Director
Missouri City, Texas
Ms Kristen Marks
Programs Manager
Centerville-Washington Park District
Ms Krissie Marty
Associate Artistic Director & Community Collaborations Director
Forklift Danceworks
Mr. Brice Maryman
Senior Landscape Architect
MIG
Mick Massey RLA
Texas Regional Director
Barker Rinker Seacat Architecture
Dennis Mattey
Director Open Space and Facilities
Columbia Association
Chris Matthews
Division Director
Mecklenburg County Parks and Recreation
Bennett Mayfield
Director
MLB Pitch Hit & Run/Jr Home Run Derby c/o LEJ Sports Group
Ms Lisa McClendon
Special Events Coordinator
City of Dallas Park and Recreation
John McConkey
Market Research and Insights Manager
Landscape Structures, Inc
Ms Shayna McConville
Division Manager of Cultural Arts
City of Kettering
Bryn McCornack
Advisory Committee Member and Volunteer
Newport Parks and Recreation
Mr Steven Mccoy
Central Regional Manager
Maryland Park Service - Department of Natural Resources
Ms Harold McCray
City Farms Coordinator
Baltimore City Recreation & Parks
Micheal McElveen
Senior Associate
UpMetrics
Mr John McGovern JD
Partner, Principal in Charge
The WT Group, LLC Accessibility Practice
Mr. Brendan McHugh
Manager of Corporate Partnerships
Cleveland Metroparks
Dr. Alexis McKenney
Professor and Recreational Therapy Program Coordinator
Bates McKinney
Recreation Coordinator II: 50+ Wellness
Spartanburg County Parks Department
Alvin McNeal
Chief of Special Projects and Acting Chief of Park Planning and Development
M-NCPPC- Prince George's County Parks and Recreation
Mark McPherson
Executive Director
City Forest Credits
Noelle Meisfeld
Principal Research Analyst, Public Health
NORC Walsh Center for Rural Health Analysis
Mr. Michael Meit
Senior Fellow and Co-Director of the NORC Walsh Center for Rural Health Analysis
NORC Walsh Center for Rural Health Analysis
Sara Melena
Communication Specialist
Ms Cecily Mendie
Senior Services Manager
DC Department of Parks and Recreation
Ms Cindy Mendoza
Director of Parks + Recreation
MIG
Dr. Ellen Meyer
Manager of Product Safety and Government Affairs
Lonza
Gregory Miao
Senior Staff Attorney
ChangeLab Solutions
Edith Michel
Acting Special Programs Coordinator
M-NCPPC/Department of Parks and Recreation, Prince George's County
Ms Cheryl Michelet
Director of Communications
BREC
Kenya Miles
Maryland State Arts Council
Ms Michelle MIller
Director of Community Services
Columbia Association
Julianne Mills
Training and Education Manager
Disabled Sports USA
Dr. Ananda Mitra
Professor
Wake Forest University
Dr. Kristin Montaperto
Archaeology Manager, Prince George’s County Dept. of Parks and Recreation
Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission
Ms Lyndsey Moore
Chief, Community Recreation Division
US Army Garrison Aberdeen Proving Ground MWR
Mr. Michael Moore
Recreation Specialist II, Lead Environmental Programs/ Planner
City of Virginia Beach Parks and Recreation Parks and Natural Areas
Dr. Andrew Mowen
Professor
Department of Recreation, Park, and Tourism Management - The Pennsylvania State University
Mr. Glenn Muckley
Senior Water Resources Engineer
Stantec
Dr. Michael Mulvaney
Associate Professor
Illinois State University
Trinette Mumford
Facility Manager
Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation
Ms Renee Myers
Executive Director
Forest Park Conservancy

N

Dr Jill Naar
Assistant Professor
Bobbi Nance
President
Recreation Results, LLC
Ms Shweta Nanekar
Landscape Architect
WithersRavenel
Ms Sylvana Niehuser
Parks Operations and Maintenance Manager
City of Olympia
Ms Lisa Nielsen
Senior Recreation Program Coordinator
Seattle Parks and Recreation
Ms Suzanne Nienaber
Partnerships Director
Center for Active Design
Ryan Noble
Aquatics and Fitness Manager
Fort Campbell Family & MWR
Mr. Christopher Noel
ADA Accessibility Coordinator
NYC Parks
Kevin Norby
Owner
Herfort-Norby Golf Course Architects
Mr Phil Normandy
Plant Collections Manager
Brookside Gardens Nature Center
Matt Norris
Senior Manager
Urban Land Institute
Chris Nunes
Director of Parks and Recreation
The Woodlands Township

O

Stephanie Oberle
Director
M-NCPPC Montgomery Parks Brookside Gardens
Ray Ochromowicz
Consultant
Executive Decisions Consulting
Mr. Kevin O'Hara
Wilderness Inquiry
Ms Kristie Oliver
Recreation Manager
Spartanburg County Parks Department
Annie Olson
Director of Customer Service
Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board
Mr. joe oneill
Retired Professional
M-NCPPC - Prince George's County Parks and Recreation
Mr. Alejandro Orizola
GFPCI Coordinator
Forest Park Conservancy
Donald Ortale
Executive Director
National Association of Park Foundations
Mr. JOHN O'SULLIVAN
Program Manager, US Army Outdoor Recreation and Warrior Adventure Quest programs
US Army Installation Management Command (IMCOM), G9 Family and Morale Welfare and Recreation (FMWR), Community Recreation Division
Mr Julius Otto
Program and Event Coordinator
Chicago Park District - Chicago, IL

P

Iris Pahlberg Peterson
Customer Service Supervisor
Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board
Cassie Pais
National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA)
Dr. Ines Palacios
Director of Recreation
PlayCore
Aisha Panas
Director of Park and Recreation Services
Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District
Lisa Paradis
Senior Consultant
BerryDunn
Julie Parascondola CPRE
Director
City of Kent Parks, Recreation and Community Services
Dr. Minkyung Park
Associate Professor
George Mason University
Dr. Mary Parr
Internships: Creating a Triple Win Experience for Students, Agencies, and Universities
Kent State University
Monica Pascatore
AIA, LEED APAssociate Vice President
CannonDesign
Dr. Mark Patterson PhD, MNR, GISP
Natural Resource Section Manager
Gwinnett County Parks and Recreation
Rafael Payan Ph.D.
General Manager
Monterey Peninsula Regional Park District
Ms Melinda Pearson
Design & Specification Manager
Waterplay Solutions Corp.
Ms Judith Pedersen
Public Information Officer - Fairfax County Park Authority
Fairfax County, Virginia
Dr. Teresa Penbrooke, PhD, CPRE
Faculty, Researcher, and Consultant
GP RED, GreenPlay, and MSUD
Danielle Pere
Vice President, Education and Programs, American College of Preventive Medicine
Kirsten Perry
Assistant Programmer, Outdoor Recreation
Baltimore City Recreation & Parks
Vaughan Perry
Equitable Development Manager
11th Street Bridge Project
Mr. Dave Peterson
Special Projects Coordinator, GRASP® Team Leader
GreenPlay LLC
Mr Greg Petry
Owner
Greg Petry Consulting LLC
Ms Nancy Pfeffer
Regional Manager
The Maryland National Capitol Park and Planning Commission
David Phillips
Executive Director
Columbia Festival of the Arts
Dr. John Pipoly III, FLS
Project Coordinator, STEAM/Environmental Education, Volunteers and Grants
Broward County Parks and Recreation
Ms Molly Plummer
North Texas Parks for People Program Manager
The Trust for Public Land
Dr. Keshia Pollack Porter
Professor and Associate Dean
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Mr Tristan Porto
Senior Project Manager for Design
NYC Parks
Carol Potter
Consultant
CJ Potter Consulting
Ms Samantha Powers
Graduate Student - The Pennsylvania State University
Mr. Steven Preston
Parks Construction and Design Manager
Parks & People Foundation
Akiima Price
Community Liaison
National Park Service
Jeanette Proudfoot
Horticulturist
M-NCPPC Montgomery Parks Brookside Gardens
Mr. Jonathan Prozzi
Director of Product Design
Digital Harbor Foundation
Mr. John Prue
Installation Program Director (MWR)
NAVSTA Great Lakes
Dan Puente
Area Manager
Chicago Park District

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Tiffany Monique Quash
PhD and Associate Instructor
Indiana University - Recreation, Park, and Tourism Studies

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Julie Ramey
Community Relations Manager
City of Bloomington, IN Parks and Recreation
Dr. William Ramos
Associate Professor, Dir. IU Aquatics Institute
Indiana University
Dr. Ron Ramsing
Professor & Director
School of Kinesiology, Recreation, and Sport Western Kentucky University
Mr. Lemuel Randolph
Director
Arlington Parks and Recreation
Jayni Rasmussen
Senior Campaign Representative
Sierra Club
Ms Julia Ray
Programs Director
Disabled Sports USA
Ms Mary Beth Reed
President and Director of History
New South Associates Cultural Resource
Ms Mary Reisenwitz
Special Projects Manager
Digital Harbor Foundation
Ms Amanda Reitz
Assistant Chief, Business Recreation Division
Fort Benning Family & MWR
Krista Bryski Richard
Program and Event Manager; Culture, Arts, and Nature Department
Chicago Park District
Rich Richeson
Player Development National Accounts Manager
PGA of America
Dr. Laurel Richmond
Assistant Professor
California State University, Long Beach
Dirk Richwine
CAPRA Commission Chair
CAPRA
Dr. Mary Roach
Doctor of Pharmacy
Dr. Nina Roberts
Professor and Faculty Director, Institute for Civic & Community Engagement
San Francisco State University, Dept of Recreation, Parks, & Tourism
Scott Robinson
Marketing and Communications Manager
Mountain Recreation
Amanda Rodriguez
Marketing Manger
City of Grapevine Parks & Recreation Department
Vanessa Rodriquez
Director of Marketing
Howard Hughes Corporation
Nathan Roehrich
Greenhouse Production Manager
MNCPPC Montgomery Parks Brookside Gardens
Michelle Rojas
Acting Program Manager
City of Austin
Ron Romens
President
Commercial Recreation Specialtsts, Inc.
Mr. Todd Roth
Aquatics Supervisor
Centre Region Parks and Recreation
Mr. David Rouse FAICP
Urban + Regional Planning Consultant
Ms Meghan Ruble
Engagement Manager
Bang the Table
Ms Sonica Ruiz
Program & Event Coordinator, Central Region
Chicago Park District
Zolna Russell
Senior Landscape Architect, Director of Sustainability
Floura Teeter Landscape Architects

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Jamie Sabbach
President & CEO
110% Inc.
Mr Mark Saferstein
CEO & Editor in Chief
American Park Network
Tony Salinas
Recreation Coordinator III
Phoenix Parks and Recreation Department
Dr. James Sallis PhD
Professor Emeritus
UC San Diego
Ms Ashley Sanders
Assistant Director of Facilities Management
Towson University
Ms Mercedes Santoro
Deputy Director
Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation
Jamie Sarno
Turf & Grounds Gardener
M-NCPPC Montgomery Parks Brookside Gardens
Eric Schmidt
CEO and Owner of Playground Equipment Services and a CPSI
Playground Equipment Services
Mr. Taj Schottland
Climate-Smart Cities Program Manager, Green Infrastructure
The Trust for Public Land
Lisa Schroeder
President
Pittsburgh Foundation
Wolfgang Schultes
Operations Officer
USAG Bavaria
Mr Gary Schussler
Parks Superintendent
City of Kettering
Amanda Schwichtenberg
Program Manager
West Allis-West Milwaukee Recreation & Community Services Department
Erin Sedlacek
Regional Health Education Hub Coordinator
Samaritan Health Services
Dr. Sonya Shaw
Director
Garner, NC Department of Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources
John-Mark Shea
Lifestyle Director
Cadence at Gateway
Mr. Michael Shelton
Landscape Architect / Planner
Kimley-Horn
Nicole Sherry
Head Groundskeeper
Orioles Stadium
Mr. Seunguk Shin
PhD student
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Mr. Jason Shriner
Marketing Manager
City of Manassas Park, Department of Parks and Recreation
Dr. Philip Silva
Manager of Continuing Education & Program Evaluation
Central Park Conservancy Institute for Urban Parks
Mr. Paul Simmons
Parks, Arts & Recreation Director
City of Olympia
Ms Heidi Simon
Deputy Director
America Walks
Mr. David Simor
Project Manager
8 80 Cities
Mr. Kyle Simpson
Senior Government Affairs Manager
National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA)
Mr. Richard Singer
Sr. Director of Consulting Services
National Golf Foundation
Mr. Johnathan Skinner
Director of Community Services
City of Lake Elsinore
Sydney Sklar Ph.D., CTRS
Professor and Chair of Recreation and Sport Management
University of St. Francis
Dr. Sandy Slater PhD
Associate Professor
Concordia University Wisconsin
Paul Slutes
Aquatic Maintenance Supervisor
Austin Parks and Recreation
Ms Jenny Smith
Recreation Supervisor
Mission Parks & Recreation
Linda Smith
Assistant Director of Parks and Recreation
Town of Chapel Hill, NC
margaret smith
UXL, Creating Successful Leaders
Insights Discovery Licensed PractitionerCTI - Coaches Training Institute trained career coach
Ms Priscilla Smith
Community Program Specialist
City Of Las Vegas
Rob Smith
Assistant Director
Garner Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources
Robert Smith
Deputy Director
City of Frederick Department of Parks and Recreation
Mr. Justin Snasel
Senior Manager, Marketing Activation
ACTIVE Network
Julie Son
Professor
Ms Tori Spaugh Darensburg
Recreation Programs Analyst, Senior
City of Raleigh Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources
Ms Janae Spence
Urban Trails Program Manager
Urban Trails Program, City of Austin Public Works Department
Anne-Marie Spencer
Corporate Vice President of Marketing
PlayCore
Ms Lesha Spencer-Brown MPH, CPH
Health and Wellness Program Manager
National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA)
Ms Stephanie Sperling
Assistant Archaeology Manager, Prince George’s County Dept. of Parks and Recreation
Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission
Ms Kristina Sromek
Deputy Director of Recreation Services
Wood Dale Park District
Aaron St. Pierre
Associate Vice President - Landscape Architecture
Lose Design
Ms Meagan Stachurski
Assistant Director, Aquatics and Safety
Towson University
Dr. Tina Stanton-Chapman
Associate Director and Professor of Early Childhood Education and Human Development
University of Cincinnati
Robin Steinshnider
Sr. Park and Recreation Manager
Dallas Park and Recreation Department
Stephanie Stephens
Executive Director
California Park & Recreation Society
Dave Stewart
Coordinator of Intramural Sports
Towson University
Jeff Stewart
Deputy Director
Johnson County Park and Recreation
Tony Stillman
AMA Technical/Safety Director
Academy of Model Aeronautics
Kristine Stratton
President and CEO
National Recreation and Park Association
Jennifer Stromberg
Program Manager
National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA)
Ms Lynette Stupi
Coordinator of Fitness Programs
Towson University
Mr John W Stutzman
Recreation Supervisor
City of Golden Valley
Cory Styron
Director
Jennie Sumrell
M. Ed., Director of Education
PlayCore
Nonet Sykes
Chief Equity and Inclusion Officer
Atlanta Belt Line

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Eric Tars
Legal Director
National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty
Ms April Thedford
Business Process Consultant
City of Austin Parks and Recreation Department
Ms Elizabeth Thorstensen
Vice President of Trail Development
Rails-to-Trails Conservancy
Mr Matt Toner
CEO
Biba
Katie Troline
Community and Facility Services Manager
Roswell Recreation, Parks, Historic & Cultural Affairs Department
Jay Tryon
Superintendent of Community Recreation
Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation
Ms Rebecca Tsolakides
Senior Program and Event Coordinator
Chicago Park District - Chicago, IL
LaJuan Tucker
Program Coordinator, Wildlife Austin and Supervisor of Austin Nature and Science Center
City of Austin Parks and Recreation Department
Mr. Joe Turner
Former Director of Houston Parks and Recreation Department.
JT Consulting Inc
Ms Stacia Turner
Urban Conservation Associate
The Conservation Fund

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Dr. Renée Umstattd Meyer
Associate Professor
Baylor University, Department of Public Health
Mr Jalen Upshaw
Coordinator of Facility and Events
Towson University
Dr. Lindsay Usher
Associate Professor

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Ebrahim Varachia
President | Co-Founder
Patronicity
Natalie Vartanian
Recreation Services Supervisor
Los Angeles County Parks and Recreation
Alison Vaux-Bjerke
Public Health Analyst
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Ms Samantha Vehslage
Assistant Director of Marketing and Communications
Towson University
Caylon Vielehr
GIS and Level of Service Analyst
GPRED
Mr. Ronald Vine
President
Ron Vine and Associates

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Mr. Colin Walker
Department Marketing Administrator
Bellevue Parks & Community Services
Mr. Darrell Walker
Human Services and Recreation Manager
City of Pasadena, Human Services and Recreation Department
Dr. Joseph Walker
Principal Lecturer
Mr. Robert Wall
Deputy Director of Recreation
Baltimore City Recreation & Parks
Ms Beth Waller
Supervisor Schaumburg Park District and Owner of Best Results
Schaumburg Park District
Dr. Steven Waller
Professor, Recreation & Sport Management & Director, Center for the Study of Sport and Religion
University of Tennessee
Mr. Shane Wampler
Recreation Supervisor
City of Omaha
Dr. Veda Ward
Professor, Recreation & Tourism Management
California State University, Northridge
Lakita Watson
Executive Director
Richland County Recreation Commission
Fiona Watt
Senior Advisor to the Assistant Commissioner of Forestry, Horticulture and Natural Resources, NYC Parks
NYC Parks & Recreation
Ms Addie Weaver
Program and Youth Development Supervisor
City of Kettering Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts
Ms Elisabeth Weaver
Recreation Director
U.S. Navy Morale, Welfare & Recreation Department
Joe Webb
Director of Park Planning
AECOM
Greg Weitzel, MS CPRP
Director, Dept. of Parks and Recreation, City of Idaho Falls; Board of DIrectors, NRPA; Ambassador
City of Idaho Falls, Idaho; Kids Around the World
Dr. Stephanie West
Professor
Appalachian State University
Ms Beth White
President and CEO
Houston Parks Board
Ms Katie White
Associate Director of Programming and Assessment for Campus Recreation
Towson University
Ms Cindi Wight
Director
Burlington Parks, Recreation and Waterfront
Marhonda Williams
Manager
Montgomery County Recreation
Mr Mark Williams
President/CEO
Rain Drop Products
Mr Terrell Williams
Community Organizer
BUILD Baltimore
Dannielle Wilson
Senior Consultant
BerryDunn
Ms Ashlee Winslow
Recreation Supervisor
City of Tulare
Mr. Willis Winters
Director
Dallas Park and Recreation Department
Steve Wolter CPRP CPP-I AAPRA Fellow
Executive Director
Eppley Institute of Parks & Public Lands, School of Public Health, Indiana University
Jen Wong
Assistant Professor
Ms Debbie Woodbury
Regional Program Director
City of Alexandria Recreation Parks and Cultural Activities
Dr. Marian Wooten
Professor
UNC Pembroke
Steve Wright
Director
Houston Parks and Recreation Department

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Hui Xie
Associate Professor

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Dr. Josh Yavelberg
Director of Professional Development
National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA)
Rickie Yeager, AICP, EDFP
Development Director
City of Parkersburg, WV
Mr. John Yost
Interactive Drumming Facilitator/ Park Supervisor
Rhythm Revolution
Dr. Sarah Young
Interim Chair and Professor
Indiana University
Mr Leon Younger
President
PROS Consulting, Inc .

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Mr. Larry Zehnder CPRP
Parks and Recreation Planner with Barge Design solutions, Retired Administrator Parks and Recreation
Chattanooga, Parks, Recreation Arts and Culture
Jennifer Zielinski Missett
Bioregion Team Leader
Biohabitats Inc.
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