Officers and Directors

President

President-Elect

Chris Nunes, PhD, CPRE 
Director of Parks & Recreation
The Woodlands Township, TX
Mr. Mark L. McHenry, CPRP
Director, Parks and Recreation
Kansas City, MO Dept of Parks & Recreation

Secretary

Treasurer

Ms. Dianne Hoover, CPRP 
Director
City of Bakersfield (CA) Recreation & Parks Dept
Dr. Amy Hurd, CPRE
Director, Graduate Studies
Illinois State University

Past President

Executive Director

Ms. Becky Benn√°, CPRP
Executive Director
Five Rivers MetroParks, Dayton, OH
Ms. Jane Adams
Sacramento, CA

Directors - Terms Expire 2017

Dr. Gary Ellis, Professor & Department Head
Dept of Recreation, Park & Tourism
Texas A&M University
Dr. Brett A. Wright, Dean
College of Health, Education & Human Development
Clemson University

Directors - Terms Expire 2018

Ms. Carolyn McKnight, CPRP
Superintendent, Recreation & Park Commission
Parish of East Baton Rouge, LA
Dr. Karla Henderson, CPRP
Professor Emeritus
North Carolina State University

Directors - Terms Expire 2019

Mr. Michael McCarty, CPRP 
Executive Director
Glenview (IL) Park District
Mr. Ernest W. Burkeen, Jr., CPRP 
Director
City of Plantation (FL) Parks & Recreation

Academy Administrative Office

Ms. Andee Chestnut
Executive Secretary/Treasurer
Huntley, IL