Foundation Board


William Nelson
Retired Director of Rock Island Park & Recreation Department
Director of Rock Island Park & Recreation Foundation
Rock Island, IL

Vice President

Chris Nunes, PhD., CPRE
Chief Operating Officer
The Woodlands, TX

Director 2024

Cindi Wight, MR, CPRE
Burlington Parks, Recreation & Waterfront
Burlington, VT

Director 2024

William  (Bill) C. Scalzo, CPRP 
Managing Partner
World Class Service
Gilbert, AZ 

Director 2025

Joe Turner
Director Emeritus
New Branfels, TX

American Parks & Recreation Foundation Office

1401 Marvin Rd NE
STE 307, #552
Lacey, WA 98516

Director 2025

Ronald Olson
Michigan Department of Natural Resources
Lansing, MI

Director 2026

Jason Anselment 
Illinois Association of Park Districts 
Springfield, IL

Director 2026

Bill Clevenger, CPRP 
Decatur Park District – Retired 
Decatur, IL

Lifetime Trustee

Mr. John C. Potts
Chillicothe, IL

Executive Director

Ms. Jane H. Adams (ex officio)
Sacramento, CA