Board of Directors 2022–2023

President 2022-2023

Dave Johnson
Parks and Recreation Director/Assistant City Manager
City of Maple Valley

President-Elect 2022-2023

Jennifer Wills
Director & Play-Maker/Builder/Seeker
Longview Parks & Recreation

 Vice President 2022-2023

Jennifer Burbidge
Parks, Culture & Recreation Director
Lacey Parks, Culture & Recreation

 

Director-At-Large 2020-2023

Gabbi Gonzales
City of Burien, Park, Recreation, and Cultural Services Department

Director-At-Large & Secretary 2021-2024

Michelle Larson
Parks & Recreation Director
Enumclaw Parks & Recreation

King County Region Director 2022-2025

Maryke Burgess
Recreation Supervisor
Kirkland Parks & Recreation

This position serves the following county: King County

 

Southwest Region Director & Treasurer 2020-2023

Justin Brown
Recreation Manager
Longview Parks & Recreation

This position serves the following counties: Clallam, Clark, Cowlitz, Grays Harbor, Jefferson, Kitsap, Lewis, Mason, Pacific, Pierce, Skamania, Thurston, Wahkiakum

Northwest Region Director 2020-2023

Lauren Woodmansee
Recreation Supervisor
Bellingham Parks and Recreation

This position serves the following counties: Islands, San Juan, Skagit, Snohomish, Whatcom

Eastern Region Director 2022–2025

Andy Coleman
Parks & Recreation Director
Walla Walla Parks & Recreation 

This position serves the following counties: Adams, Asotin, Benton, Chelan, Columbia, Douglas, Ferry, Franklin, Garfield, Grant, Kittitas, Klickitat, Lincoln, Okanogan, Pend Oreille, Spokane, Stevens, Walla Walla, Whitman, Yakima

Past-President 2022-2023

Jennifer Papich
Recreation Director
Spokane Parks & Recreation

Executive Director - Ex Officio

Tiffany Hanzo Martin
Washington Recreation & Park Association

 

Board Meeting Calendar

WRPA Members are welcome to attend board meetings. There will be no public/member comments as board agendas are set ahead of time. If you would like to add an item to the agenda, email a request to the President one week prior to the board meeting. Please understand that at any time, the WRPA Board of Directors can go into Executive Session and exclude non-board Members from this part of the meeting. Please email the WRPA Office if you are interested in attending a meeting. 

2022-2023 Board Meeting Schedule:

  • May 2022
  • June 2022
  • September 2022
  • October 2022
  • November 2022 (In Conjunction with Fall Event)
  • January 2023
  • February 2023 (In Conjunction with Legislative Day)
  • March 2023
  • April 2022 (In Conjunction with the Conference)

Board Structure

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