Conference Committee
PDC Subcommittee


Plan and administer the Annual Conference to provide quality educational programs and networking opportunities for park and recreation professionals and partners. 

Annual Duties:

  1. Provide educational programs on a variety of topics appropriate for all levels of employees.
  2. Provide ample networking opportunities to encourage communication among park and recreation professionals and partners. 
  3. Develop sponsorship and exhibit opportunities for companies that support the park and recreation profession. 

Committee Members:

  • Board Liaison: Dawn Comte - President Elect
  • Pre-Chair: Erin Cross
  • Chair: Matt Hahn/ Nikki Miller
  • Past Chair: Abby Schultz/ Erin Cross
  • Speakers/ Keynote/ Main: James Anderson
  • Speakers/ Executive Sessions: Adam Breest 
  • Speakers/ Executive Sessions: Holly Femal 
  • Speakers/ Pre-Conference Workshops: 
    • Aquatics: Melody Escoto
    • Parks: Amanda Geiser
    • Recreation: Stephanie Schott
  • Tradeshow: Sean Brusegar
  • Tradeshow: Lindsay Hansen
  • Tradeshow: Katie Roger
  • Local Arrangements/ Onsite Logistics: Jeremy Crees
  • Local Arrangements/ Onsite Logistics: Adam Waszak
  • Publicity/ Marketing: Reese MacAskill
  • Publicity/ Marketing: Laura Mooney
  • Socials/ Networking: David Roehrig
  • Socials/ Networking: Gavin Scray