Magazine article Parks & Recreation


Magazine article Parks & Recreation


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Dr. Jeffrey B. Zeiger, a professor of recreation, parks and tourism and a frequent contributor to and guest editor of Parks & Recreation magazine, has accepted the position of chair of the Resource Recreation and Tourism program at the University of Northern British Columbia effective June 1. Zeiger has spent the past 10 years at Black Hills State University in Spearfish, S.D.

Carol Robertson, CLP has assumed the responsibilities of superintendent of recreation for the city of Reading, Pa. Robertson came to this position after serving in North Carolina, Virginia, and Pennsylvania. Matthew Lubas has been appointed the city's athletic/aquatic supervisor.

Oscar Dahl, commissioner of the Northbrook Park District, was elected president of the Illinois Association of Park Districts at the organization's annual conference in Chicago. Judith Locke, commissioner of the Decatur Park District, was elected president-elect.

In addition, the following awards were presented:

IAPD Allan A. Weissburg
Commissioner of the Year
Phyllis Cossarek

Legislator of the Year
Rep. James Meyer and Rep.
Andrea Moore

President's Citation
Ken Little and Dr. James

Rising Star Award
Scott Triphahn

35-Year Service Award
Donald F. Bresnan and Kenneth
Z. Stange

30-Year Service Award
Patrick T. Grealish

25-Year Service Award
Catherine W. Crowley, David A.
Johnson, Charles J. Myler, and
Jane Regep

20-Year Service Award
Roger P. Allen and Ann K.

The Master Board Member
Roger L. Florey, Mary Garrison,
and James Shook

Outstanding Board Member
Christine Garry, Donald Murphy,
Thomas Kruse, Court Kenaston,
and Cynthia Paterson

Certificate of Appreciation
Roger P. Allen (20 yrs.)
Timothy Cassidy (10 yrs.)

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