The NYSRPS Executive Board is a group of distinguished individuals from a varied background of park, recreation and therapeutic professions, as well as commercial enterprises that serve park and recreational needs. This dedicated group oversees the interests of NYSRPS and works to protect and advance the interests of its constituents.
NYSRPS Board is comprised of regional representives-
New York State is divided into 3 regions (per bylaws) with the intent to provide full representation of park, recreation and therapeutic recreation professionals across NY State on the NYSRPS Board. Two representatives from each region is asked to serve, each for 3 year terms. Regional representatives' terms are staggered in an effort to ensure each region is represented at all times.
Region 1- Hudson Valley, Long Island, Metro and Westchester
Region 2- Central NY, Capital Region, Adirondack-Lake Champlain and North Country
Region 3- Genesee Valley and Niagara Frontier
Please refer to the Members Only Section of website under Membership for important Board documents and latest approved minutes.
NYSRPS 2016-2017 Executive BoardPresidentJeff Myers, Perinton Recreation and Parks
1350 Turk Hill Rd.
Fairport, NY 14450
Term Expires 2017 President-Elect
Eric Bacon, Town of Camillus
4600 West Genesee St
Syracuse, NY 13219
Term Expires 2017
Past PresidentPaul Blake, American Pool Consultants
2433 Marshall Drive.
East Meadow, NY 11554
Term Expires 2017 Vice President of Programs & ServicesGregg GoodmanPhone:(585) 752-1980Email:firstname.lastname@example.org
Term Expires 2018
Vice President of Professional Development
Kristine Zingaro, Town of Manlius Recreation Department
301 Brooklea Drive
Fayetteville, NY 13066
Term expires 2017 Treasurer
Nathan Nagle, Director of Recreation
Village of Horseheads
202 S. Main St.
Horsehead NY 14845
Term expires 2018 SecretaryJulie LaFave, Sullivan Parks and Recreation707 Legion DriveChittenango, NY 13037Phone: 315-687-3471Email: email@example.comTerm Expires 2017 Region I RepresentativeJason MarraGreat Neck Parks District65 Arrandale AvenueGreat Neck, NY 11024Phone: 516-487-7665Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgTerm expires 2017 Region I RepresentativeThomas MeyeringTown of Poughkeepsie1 Overocker RoadPoughkeepsie, NY 12603Phone: 845-485-3628Email: email@example.comTerm Expires 2018 Region II RepresentativeVACANT
Term Expires 2019 Region II RepresentativeLeiko BensonOnondaga County Parks106 Lake DriveLiverpool, NY 13088315-453-6712Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgTerm Expires 2019 Region III RepresentativeJoseph MenterGrand Island Recreation3278 Whitehaven Rd.Grand Island, NY 14072Phone: 716-773-9680Email: email@example.comTerm Expires 2017 Region III RepresentativeLinanne ConroyPenfield Parks and Recreation1985 Baird RoadPenfield, NY 14526Phone: 585-340-8655Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgTerm Expires 2019 Honorary RepresentativeDebra KevilleDirector, Regional Programs & ServicesNew York State Office of Parks, Recreation & Historic PreservationAlbany, NY 12238Phone: 518-474-8081Email: email@example.com
2016-2017 BOARD MEET DATES
Board meetings are at 10am and are open to all to attend. We welcome guests and encourage participation.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for meeting room specifics and location.
Thursday, August 18, 2016 Saratoga Springs.
Thursday, October 20, 2016 Saratoga Springs.
Thursday, December 15, 2016 Saratoga Springs.
Thursday, February 23, 2017 Saratoga Springs.
April date to be determined, State Conference, Rochester. (April 2-4, 2017)
Thursday, May 18, 2017 Saratoga Springs.