What is this premiere award in parks and recreation and how do I prepare my agency to submit an application? View the recording from our informational webinar held Thursday December 14, 2023, and learn from a diverse panel of previous National Gold Medal Award Program recipients as they share their insights, key tips, and recommendations on the application process, and how receiving the award helped their agency and community.
Panelists Representing 2022 Grand Plaque Recipients:
Rachael Goodwin, Class V – Town Manager, Town of Fountain Hills, Arizona
Aaron Perri, Class III - South Bend Venues Parks & Arts, South Bend, Indiana
Cheryl Michelet, Class I - Director of Communications, BREC, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Moderator: Karen L. Hesser, CEO, Five Rivers MetroParks, Ohio, AAPRA Gold Medal Committee Chair
The National Gold Medal Award Program is governed and managed by the American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration (AAPRA), in partnership with NRPA and Musco Lighting LLC. To view, click here.