Magazine article Parks & Recreation

From the Editor: Inspiration Knocks

Magazine article Parks & Recreation

From the Editor: Inspiration Knocks

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As the editor of the magazine, I have the unique position of attending a multitude of different events at NRPA's Congress & Exposition every year. This year, as I visited event after event, I noticed a theme that I thought was important to share.

In almost every reception, banquet or awards ceremony I attended, I noticed that people were always talking about their mentor, or someone that influenced them and pushed them to succeed. As Tom Farrell was sworn in as incoming NRPA president, he spoke of his peers in the New England region who supported him, and what it meant to him to have that support.

Fran Mainella, outgoing director of the National Park Service, spoke of the directors who came before her, and what she learned from the variety of people she worked with during her tenure. Terry Robertson, president of NTRS, gave a number of citations to people in the park and recreation field who have inspired him. …

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