Alice Conkey was Administrator of Enterprise Facilities for the Maryland National Capital Park and Planning Commission prior to her retirement in 2001. She served for 12 years on the NRPA Board of Trustees and was President of NRPA in 2000-2001. Known for her high energy and enthusiasm, Ms. Conkey had a long and distinguished track record of service with NRPA and has earned a reputation as "someone who gets things done." In her leadership roles she has displayed vision, strong leadership, resourcefulness and an effectiveness at bringing people together to achieve consensus. Ms. Conkey has made a difference in the lives of many people and organizations by frequently taking on an advocacy role for those who needed assistance.