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Eastern Service Area

Eastern Service Area Board of Directors

 

2018 Eastern Service Area

Board of Directors


Chair

Mark Palamarchuck

Portsmouth Parks, Recreation & Leisure Services

757-393-8481

palamarchuckm@portsmouthva.gov


Vice Chair

Andrew Rumsey

Chesapeake Parks & Recreation

757-382-1324

arumsey@cityofchesapeake.net


Treasurer

Roberto Ramos

Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation

757-385-0458

rramos@vngov.com

                           

Secretary

Regine Walme-Edwards

Isle of Wight County Parks & Recreation

757-365-6328

redwards@isleofwightus.net


Immediate Past Chair

Emily Upton

Suffolk Parks & Recreation

757-514-7268

eupton@suffolkva.us


Training & Education Chair



Membership Chair

Rebbecca Skinner 

Suffolk Parks & Recreation

757-514-4502

rskinner@suffolkva.us



Communications Chair

Angie Sims

James City County Parks & Recreation

757-259-5403

angie.sims@jamescitycountyva.gov

                                     


Assistant Training & Education Chair

Dr. Eddie Hill, CPRP

Old Dominion University

Human Movement Sciences Department

Parks, Recreation & Tourism Studies Program


Board Liaison

LaTanya Turner

Isle of Wight Parks & Recreation

757-357-5951

lturner@isleofwightus.net

 

                                              

 

In the Know...

Recognizing Excellence in 2017!!

Congratulations to all VRPS Award Winners across the state!  

An extra special CONGRATULATIONS to our Eastern Service Area winners!  


Margaret Thorne (Portsmouth Parks, Recreation and Leisure Services) - Fellows Award

Patricia McGrath (Gloucester County Parks, Recreation and Tourism) - Outstanding New Professional

LaTanya Turner (Isle of Wight County Parks and Recreation) - Distinguished Service

Historic Rivers Chapter of Virginia Master Naturalists (James City County Parks and Recreation) - Distinguished Private Sector Service

Capital Color Ride (James City County Parks and Recreation) - Best New Special Event

Kempsville Community Recreation Center (Virginia Beach Parks and Recreation) - Best New Facility (Bricks and Mortar)

Upcoming Events and Meetings

VIRGINIA RECREATION AND PARK SOCIETY

EASTERN SERVICE AREA
2018 MEETING and EVENTS SCHEDULE

Date, Time and Event:


Holiday Social (Beachside!)

and Business Meeting

Thursday, December 13th

4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

 Place:


2728 Atlantic Ave.

Virginia Beach, VA  23451



Incoming Board Members

Congratulations to our new ESA Board members!!!  

Welcome to the team!

Ryan Gregory, CPRP, Newport News Parks, Recreation & Tourism

Julie Karasiewicz, Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation

Roberto Ramos, CYSA, Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation

Matt Johnson, Newport News Parks, Recreation & Tourism

De'Mece Williams, CPO, City of Norfolk Recreation, Parks and Open Space


General Information

EASTERN SERVICE AREA

Vision

To broaden and strengthen the knowledge, influence and diversity of the Eastern Service Area through effective communication, continuous partnerships, responsive services, increasing membership and member agency support.
 

Mission

To unite all Eastern Service Area members, professionals, students, and interested parties in the parks, recreation and leisure service field and provide the opportunity for networking, leadership, new and innovative training, education, scholarships and volunteerism, while fulfilling the mission of VRPS.


 Click here to view the Eastern Service Area by-laws.