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Board of Directors

The National Recreation and Park Association is governed by a board of directors, which is responsible for the formulation of policies that control and direct the affairs of the association. Board members are elected to three-year terms. Officers of the board are elected annually. Board members are representative of the NRPA membership, which includes professional and citizen leaders in the park, recreation, and conservation movement; park and recreation agencies and organizations representing the public, private, voluntary, commercial, and industrial sectors; firms supplying park and recreation products and services; and individuals and civic groups interested in the park, recreation, and conservation field.

Updated as of October 24 2013

Officers and Executive Committee

 
  • ROBERT F. ASHCRAFT, Ph.D
    Chair
  • DETRICK L. STANFORD
    Chair Elect
  • STEVEN J. THOMPSON, CPRP
    Past Chair
 
  • PETER CAMIN
    Treasurer
  • LEON T. ANDREWS
    Secretary
  • BARBARA TULIPANE, CAE
    President & Chief Executive Officer
 

Directors

 
  • LEON T. ANDREWS
    Washington, DC
  • ROBERT F. ASHCRAFT, Ph.D.
    Phoenix, AZ
  • BARBARA BACA
    Albuquerque, NM
  • REBECCA A. BENNA, CPRP
    Dayton, OH
  • NEELAY BHATT
    Indianapolis, IN
  • PETER CAMIN
    Flossmore, IL
  • KEVIN COYLE
    Reston, VA
  • STEPHEN ECKELBERRY
    Bartlett, IL
  • JENNIFER HARNISH
    Fort Worth, TX

 

  • ROSLYN JOHNSON.
    Riverside, MD
  • BRIAN KNAPP
    Fairfax, VA
  • LEWIS LEDFORD
    Raleigh, NC
  • JANICE M. PROCHASKA, Ph.D.
    West Kingston, RI
  • PAMELA SLOAN, CPRP
    Stockton, CA
  • DETRICK L. STANFORD
    Jonesboro, GA
  • STEVEN J. THOMPSON, CPRP
    Greendale, WI
  • SUSAN TRAUTMAN, CPRP
    Saint Louis, Mo
  • WILLIAM "JOE" TURNER
    Houston, TX
 

Life Trustees

 
  • BEVERLY D. CHRISMAN
    Lexington, SC
  • ANNE S. CLOSE
    Fort Mill, SC
  • JAMES H. EVANS
    New York, NY
  • ROSEMARY HALL EVANS
    Sugar Hill, NH
  • CHESTER W. FREEMAN
    Cullman, AL
  • EARL T. GROVES
    Gastonia, NC
 
  • CHARLES E. HARTSOE, Ph.D.
    Richmond, VA
  • HARRY G. HASKELL, JR.
    Chadds Ford, PA
  • KATHRYN A. PORTER
    Mendham, NJ
  • PERRY J. SEGURA
    New Iberia, LA
  • R. DEAN TICE
    Round Hill, VA
  • EUGENE A. YOUNG, CPRP
    Baton Rouge, LA