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. 

2021 Committee Members:

  • Board Liaison: Shelly Strasser - President Elect
  • Pre-Chair: OPEN
  • Chair: Erin Cross
  • Past Chair: Matt Hahn / Nikki Hilker
  • Speakers/ Keynote/ Main: Jessica Loomans
  • Speakers/ Executive Sessions: Kiley Schulte
  • Tradeshow: Megan James
  • Tradeshow: Troy Schoblaske
  • Tradeshow: Danyelle Pierquet
  • Local Arrangements/ Onsite Logistics: Chad Shelton
  • Publicity/ Marketing: Brooke Franseen
  • Socials/ Networking: Andrea Fullerton
  • Socials/ Networking: Abby Schultz