We are looking forward to seeing everyone at conference in Gillette this year. Following are some items we would like you be aware of before conference.
First of all, we still need nominations for the Fellow Award. We know there are several deserving professionals in the state who are just a nomination away from being recognized by their peers as a WRPA Fellow. Nominations must be received by noon Friday, September 13. The Nomination form is available on the Scholarships and Awards page.
We also have one more scholarship available. The nomination form is available at the same link, and must also be received by noon, Friday, September 13.
New this year, we are asking for volunteers who can be Conference Guides for first-time conference attendees. If you would be willing to help in this role, or if you are or know a first-time conference attendee who would appreciate a Conference Guide, please reply directly to this email.
If you would like to do more with WRPA, we currently have an opening for the Certification Committee Chair. This person helps conference planners determine which sessions meet CEU criteria, and distributes CEU certificates after conferences. Please reply to this email if you are interested.
The WRPA Incentive Program will be offering another $750 scholarship again this year. Each participant who submits a WIP Tabulation sheet will receive one ticket for every 5 points they have earned during the past year. A winner will be drawn from the collected tickets at the Business Luncheon. Other prizes will also be available for the 5, 10, and 15 point levels. The tabulation form is available on the documents page.
And finally, hotel reservations for conference must be made by Monday, September 16. The host hotel has given us a great rate, so don’t miss out. (You can still register for conference too, though there is now a late fee.)
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The Mission of the WRPA Incentive Program (WIP) is to increase membership participation in all aspects of the WRPA by providing an incentive plan that will reward members for their professional efforts and recognize members for years of service, involvement and contributions to the WRPA. The plan will encourage current WRPA members to continue their individual career growth and dedication to the field of Recreation and Parks.Continue reading →