Committees

Advocacy Committee

Monitor and act on local, state & federal legislation. Build a positive image of parks and recreation.

  • Educate Legislatures

  • Provide resources on benefits to communicate to legislators and communities

  • Increase involvement with state organizations such as KLC/KACO

 

Advocacy Committee Chair

Gary Parsons
Oldham County Parks and Recreation
1551 N Hwy 393
LaGrange, KY  40031
​502-225-0655​

Education Committee

Provide education opportunities to improve the skill set & professional development of our members.

  • Provide one annual conference per year

  • Provide at least 4 certification opportunities per year

  • Expand track offerings of existing workshops by 10% each year.

Education Committee Chair

Kimberly Rice

Georgetown - Scott County Parks and Recreation

140 Pavilion Drive

Georgetown, KY 40324

krice@gscparks.com

Education Sub-committees

Conference Program Committee Chair

Kimberly Rice

Georgetown - Scott County Parks and Recreation

140 Pavilion Drive

Georgetown, KY 40324

krice@gscparks.com

 

Conference Host Committee Chair

Kathy Townsend

City of Somerset Parks and Recreation

142 S. Central Ave

Somerset, KY 42051606-679-1860

 

Workshop/Certification Committee

Therapeutic Recreation

Cameron Levis

Engagement Committee

Engage our members, agencies & promote collaboration with allied organizations.

  • Produce monthly newsletter

  • Produce weekly email

  • Hold District Meetings two times a year.
     

Engagement Committee Chair

​Erin Moore

Richmond Parks and Recreation

345 Lancaster Ave

Richmond, KY  40475

​859-623-8753​

Engagement Sub-committees

Awards Committee Chair
Ashley Coulter
Shelbyville/Shelby County Parks and Recreation
717 Burks Branch Road
Shelbyville, KY  40065
502-633-5059

Communications Committee Chair

Erin Moore

Richmond Parks and Recreation

345 Lancaster Ave

Richmond, KY  40475

​859-623-8753​

Fax 859-624-0376

Marketing Committee Chair

Growth Committee

Continue growth of the membership base & knowledge, finances & leadership to become a more stable and impactful society.

  • Responsible for the recruitment of new members

  • Plan for financial growth

  • Plan for leadership growth

Growth Committee Chair

Shawn Pickens

Shelbyville/Shelby County Parks and Recreation

717 Burks Branch Road

Shelbyville, KY  40065

502-633-5059

Fax 270-633-7924​​

Operations Committee

Become financially stable and use sound business practices.

  • Produce the Executive Director monthly report

  • Financial reporting to Executive Committee monthly

Resource Development Committee

To provide resources to our members.

  • Provide database of materials

  • Encourage use of NRPA Park Metrics to benefit Kentucky communities

  • Follow and report on current trends

  • Monitor question board on website

  • Develop library of research materials

Resource Development Committee Chair

Ross Leigh

Daviess County

Fiscal Court Parks and Recreation

2620 KY HWY 81

Owensboro, KY  42301

​270-685-6142