I am very active in the California Park and Recreation Society (CPRS), a professional membership association representing over 4,000 park and recreation professionals where I am currently serving in the Presidential Series of the society. I have served two-terms on the State Board of Directors as Council of Section Representative from 2014-2018. I served in the CPRS Presidential Series from 2019-2021 where I now serve as President of CPRS. I also served as President of the CPRS Aquatics Section in 2011-2012 and CPRS District 2 in 2013-2014.
I have been involved in the park and recreation profession as a part-time and full-time employee for over 25 years. I am currently the Recreation & Community Services Manager with the City of Folsom Parks & Recreation Department and am responsible for the Youth, Teen, Senior Services, Special Events, Facilities, Aquatics, Sports, Community Arts, and an Art Gallery. The division has 64 FTE professional staff with an expense budget of $5.4 million and revenues of $4.1 million.