Chair-Elect Steve Thompson
Steve Thompson is the chair-elect of the NRPA Board of Directors and CEO of the Wisconsin Park and Recreation Association. His career as a parks and recreation professional has spanned over three decades, and his service to NRPA has included both Board leadership and participation in numerous committees, planning teams, and special projects. Thompson will succeed the current chair, Bob Johnson, in 2013.
1. As we begin 2012, how would you describe the current state of parks and recreation in our country?
Due to the continuing recession, park and recreation agencies face increasing pressures of limited budgets and fiscal conservatism from their elected officials. Our park and recreation agencies are dealing with ove....
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