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.

2018 SRG Meeting Dates

2018 Meeting Dates

(note: all meetings begin at 10:00 a.m. unless stated otherwise)

September Meeting

09/28/18 - Senior Resource Group Fall Conference at Dorothy Hart Community Center (408 Canal Street, Fredericksburg, VA 22401) - register here!

October Meeting

10/12/18 - Conference Call (Budget)

November Meeting

Date and Location TBD - Networking event at the 2018 VRPS Annual Conference in Henrico, VA

December Meeting

12/06/18 - 2019 VRPS Leadership Orientation at the Beacon Theater (401 N. Main Street, Hopewell, VA 23860)

If you would like to join in on the conference calls, please contact Adriana Carr at or LaTanja Jones at to be added to the call-in information email list. All are welcome to attend.

Important Links

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

Board of Directors

Adriana Carr (2018)
Director, Lee Senior Center, Arlington County
Office: 703-228-0554

Chair-elect (2019)
Cheryl Wheeler, CPRP 
Assistant Manager, The Senior Center of Leesburg
Office: 703-771-5156

Co-Chair elect (2019)
Recorder (2018)
LaTanja Jones
Collaboration & Outreach Director, Reston Community Center
Office: 703-390-6158

Judith Mangilin (2018)
Office: 571-258-3284

Membership/Professional Development Coordinator
Karen Brutsche, CPRP (2017 Chair)
Director of Leisure & Learning, Reston Community Center

June Snead, M.S.
Recreation Coordinator, Hanover County Parks & Recreation

Debra Foster
Assistant, Carver Center

VRPS Board Liaison
Jane C. Shelhorse
Director, Fredericksburg Parks & Recreation
Office: 540-372-1086, ext. 209

2018 SRG Fall Conference

Join us for the Senior Resources Group

Fall Conference!

Friday, September 28, 2018 from 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at the Dorothy Hart Community Center (408 Canal Street, Fredericksburg, VA 22401)

Need a hotel?  VRPS has a block at Hilton Garden Inn Fredericksburg:

  • $99/night + taxes
  • Group Code VRPS18
  • Call 540-548-8822 to reserve

SRG Highlights

The Senior Center of Leesburg: One Thousand Members Strong

A milestone was reached on Friday, March 23, 2018. The Senior Center of Leesburg enrolled its 1,000th member! The center offers a lot of activities for active adults ages 55 and older in Loudoun County. Seniors can benefit from mental, physical, artistic and social activities, including Pickle Ball, Book Club, Tai Chi, Ceramics, Line Dancing, Badminton, Ukulele, Yoga, Wood Burning, Guitar and Spanish. For more information, visit or call 703-737-8039.

2019 VSG

Thank you for your participation in the 2018 Virginia Senior Games. This year's event results can be viewed here.

Please check back for information on the upcoming 2019 VSG.