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 advocate 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 January 31, 2017