Lewis Ledford, Director, North Carolina State Parks & Recreation and Chair, NRPA Public Policy Committee guest blogs and sheds some light on the tremendous influence of in-person constituent meetings such as those that take place during National Legislative Forum. Lewis also tells us all more about an important education session planned for Legislative Forum by the National Park Service (NPS) that will be the first public discussion regarding NPS’ goals for the reauthorization of LWCF.
Are you thinking about attending NRPA's National Legislative Forum on Parks and Recreation? Need a little convincing? Michael Biedenstein, CPRP, Recreation Program Coordinator at the City of Eureka, MO attended NRPA's Legislative Forum last year and shares his three reasons why any park and recreation professional or citizen should attend.
What drives you to set personal and professional goals? For Oakland County Parks and Recreation Executive Officer, Dan Stencil, his inner drive is what he says defines him. One of the first to earn a Certified Park and Recreation Executive certification, Dan's got a great take on being motivated to reach your professional pinnacle and how certification, even at advance levels, can take you there.
Introducing the "Young Professional " A newsletter created for and by students and young professionals in parks and recreation. A message from Thomas Venniro, Chair, NRPA's Young Professional Network (YPN). On behalf of the 2012 2013 Young Professional Network (YPN)
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