Senior Resource Group


General Information

"Explore new avenues of growth and change, reflecting the needs of all SRG members, through outreach, enhanced communication, member recruitment, and through increased partnerships with other VRPS Organizations & Committees, Resource Groups & Service Areas.”

“To provide an opportunity to unite leisure professionals, colleagues, associates, and students, through creative networking, educational opportunities, and VRPS events; while maintaining, for its’ members, an opportunity for leadership, growth, and volunteerism.”

The Senior Resource Group of the Virginia Recreation & Park Society shall remain focused on fulfilling the directives, intent, and purpose of the SRG, and its’ Vision & Mission Statement, as stated with the SRG Bylaws, Article II.

“The main focus of the SRG Goals shall be education, outreach, and leadership.”

Important Links

Click here to view the Senior Resource Group goals.
Click here to view the Senior Resource Group by-laws.

Senior Events

2017 Virginia Senior Games

2017 Virginia Senior Games will take place Wednesday, May 10 - Saturday, May 13, 2017 in Henrico, Virginia.

VRPS is soliciting your help in reaching athletes throughout the Commonwealth who are 50+.  Virginia Senior Games is the largest VRPS event of the year!

Please contact us if your agency can deliver or display Athlete Registration Books on behalf of Virginia Senior Games.  Booklets are in packs of 50.

Does your locality offer a senior athletics/games event?  Let us know and we can add it to our Athletes' Bulletin Board webpage.

Fall Conference

Board Members

2017 Senior Resource Group Board

From left to right:  Hope Lomax-Jones, Janice Myrick, Karen Brutsche, Adriana Carr, Cheryl Wheeler, Aaron Clay, June Snead

2017 SRG Meeting Dates

December 8, 2016 - Leadership Orientation from 10am-3pm (check-in 9:30am) at the

  • Glen Allen Cultural Arts Center, located at 2880 Mountain Road, Glen Allen, VA 23060 (804) 261-2787

*SRG meeting directly following orientation

January 12, 2017 - Meeting @ 10 a.m. at VRPS Office, Mechanicsville, VA

February 23, 2017 - Conference call @ 10 a.m.

March 17, 2017 – Conference call @ 10 a.m.

May 19, 2017 – Meeting @ 10 a.m. location TBD

June 16, 2017 - Conference call @ 10 a.m.

August 11, 2017 –Conference call @ 10 a.m.

September 8, 2017 – Conference call @ 10 a.m. 

September 20, 2017 - SRG Conference walk-through at 2 p.m. at Reston Community Center, 2310 Colts Neck Road, Reston, VA 20191, 703-476-4500

September 21, 2017 - SRG Annual Conference, Reston Community Center 

October 21-24, 2017- VRPS Annual Conference, Hampton Roads

October ? - SRG Social at VRPS Annual Conference, TBA

December ? – VRPS Leadership Orientation, Induction of New Officers, TBA

*All Meetings take place at 10 am unless noted

If you would like to attend the conference calls, please contact Karen Brutsche (703-390-6157) or Cheryl Wheeler (703-771-5156) to be put on the email list for call-in information. All are welcome to attend.



Board of Directors

Karen Brutsche, CPRP (2017) Chair 
Reston Community Center
55+ Program Director
2310 Colts Neck Rd.
Reston, VA 20191
Office: 703-390-6157
Cell: 703-980-2046

Adriana Carr, (2017) Chair-elect
Director, Lee Center
Arlington County
Office: 703-228-0554

Cheryl Wheeler, (2017) Secretary/Recorder
Director, Senior Center of Leesburg
Office: 703-771-5156

Janice Myrick, (2017) Treasurer
Suffolk Parks & Recreation
Office: 757-514-7265

Member – at – Large

June Snead 
Recreation Coordinator
Hanover Co. Parks & Recreation
13017 Taylor Complex Lane
Ashland, VA 23005
Office: (804) 365-7152
Fax: (804) 365-4696

Aaron Clay 
Senior Program Specialist
Hopewell Community Center
100 W. City Point Rd.
Hopewell, VA 23860
Office: 804-541-2353
Cell: 804-586-1845


Northern District:
Jane C. Shelhorse
Fredericksburg Parks & Recreation
Phone 540-372-1086 ext. 209 | Fax 540-372-3475

Eastern District: Vacant

Southwestern District: Vacant

Western District: Vacant

Central District: Vacant