Citation of Merit - Legislative

The Citation of Merit Award recognizes individuals and organizations for their significant contributions to the field of parks and recreation. The Citation of Merit - Legislative Award honors an elected or appointed official who has contributed to the parks and recreation profession through legislative action in Washington State.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Reside, work or volunteer in Washington State.

Evaluation Criteria

  • Demonstrated commitment to the field of parks and recreation.
  • Helped to address unique, critical or unmet parks and recreation needs

Nomination Process

  • Complete the online nomination form where you will be asked to provide the following information:
    • Contact information for nomination
    • Nominee’s name, title, organization, years they have been active in parks and recreation, and if they are a WRPA member
    • Elected or appointed position held by the nominee.
    • A description of the nominee's contributions to the field of parks and recreation.
    • A description of how the nominee has helped to address unique, critical or other unmet parks and recreation needs.
  • Email the following items to the WRPA office:
    • Three letters of recommendation

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