New York State
Executive Board Positions Open!
The NYSRPS Executive Board is pleased to announce the call for nominations for 2023. Do you have a passion for the park and recreation industry and want to make a difference in the lives of your fellow professionals? Consider joining the NYSRPS Executive Board.
President-Elect (one-year term)
Secretary (two-year term)
VP of Professional Development (two-year term)
Region I Representative (three-year term)
(Hudson Valley, Long Island, Metro, and Westchester)
Region III Representative (three-year term)
(Genesee Valley and Niagara Frontier)
What is the commitment?
The upcoming NYSRPS Executive Board term is June 1, 2023 - May 31, 2024. Meetings are held once a month, although special meetings are called, as needed. The exact in-person meeting calendar is yet to be determined, but we expect to continue most meetings via Zoom, to save time and travel expenses. An annual board retreat is planned, requiring an overnight stay.
As a member of the Executive Board, you have a voice in leading the New York State Society in affairs that directly impact park and recreation professionals including professional development, public policy, communications / public awareness, resource development, awards and recognition, and more.
Do I need prior Board experience?
For most Board positions you do not need prior experience on a board, but it is helpful. Full orientation, training, and continued support are provided. The major prerequisite is a desire to serve and contribute ideas and a fresh perspective.