Member Biography

Sandra Whitmore

Sandra Whitmore is the retired Director of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities for the City of Alexandria, VA. She is currently serving on the Commission for Accreditation for Park and Recreation Agencies and is consulting in recreation and open space initiatives.

Previously Sandra was the Superintendent for the Division of Leisure Services in Northbrook, IL; Superintendent of Recreation Services, Highland Park, IL; Superintendent of Recreation, Winnetka, IL; and other positions. She received her B.S. degree in Physical Education with a minor in Biology and English from the University of Nebraska in 1960; and a M.S. degree in Recreation and Park Administration from Western Illinois University in 1994. Sandra has been actively involved with the National Park and Recreation Association and Illinois Parks and Recreation Association.