For Immediate Release: Aug. 26, 2010
Contact: Kim Becker
City of Henderson Parks and Recreation Department
Richwine Named A Fellow of the American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration
HENDERSON, Nev. Ė Dirk Richwine, CPRP, Recreation superintendent at the City of Henderson Parks and Recreation Department, was selected as a fellow of the American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration. Membership is limited to only 125 individuals nationwide. Richwine will be inducted into the academy on Oct. 28 in Minneapolis.
The academyís purpose is to advance knowledge related to the administration of parks, recreation and conservation; promote broader public understanding of the industry; conduct research; and encourage scholarly efforts by practitioners and educators to enhance the practice of parks and recreation.
Richwine has been with the City of Henderson since 1999 and has been a certified parks and recreation professional (CPRP) for 20 years. Prior, he served as Parks and Recreation director for the City of Brighton, Colorado.
He is active within the parks and recreation field, frequently serving as a speaker and presenter at national conferences on topics ranging from master planning to agency accreditation. Currently, he serves on the board of the American Parks and Recreation Society; as a certified CAPRA lead visitor for the National Recreation and Park Associationís Commission on Accreditation of Parks and Recreation Agencies; state conference chair for the Nevada Parks and Recreation Society; and as president-elect of the Nevada Parks and Recreation Society.
Richwine holds a masterís degree in public administration from Golden State University and a bachelorís degree from Arizona State University.
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