Northern Service Area

General Information

Mission
To provide networking, resources and professional development to Northern Service Area members while supporting the overall objectives of the Virginia Recreation and Park Society.

 BYLAWS.pdf

Board of Directors


2018 Board of Directors

Chair:

Sarah Oberther, CPRP 

Fairfax County Park Authority

Pinecrest Golf Course Manager

sarah.oberther@fairfaxcounty.gov

703-324-9672 

Chair Elect:

Kaveh Tajalli, CPRP

Facilities Coordinator

City of Fairfax, Parks and Recreation

kaveh.tajalli@fairfaxva.gov

703-293-7119

Treasurer:

Sheri Conrad, Manager Middleburg Community Center

Loudoun County Parks, Recreation and Community Services

Sheri.conrad@loudoun.gov

540-687-6375

Recorder:

Amy Maltese, Deputy Director

City of Falls Church, Recreation and Parks

amaltese@fallschurchva.gov

703-248-5137

Communications:

Julie Miles, CPRP

Recreation Manager

City of Alexandria, Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities

Julie.miles@alexandriava.gov

703-746-5570

Meeting Schedule

All VRPS Members are welcome! Meetings are 10:00am to 12 Noon.

September 19, 2018- Followed by Special Events Workshop

10:00am-12:00pm

The River View Event Center

Occoquan Regional Park

Lorton, VA

November 28, 2018- Footgolf Social

Discussion: Alternative Revenue Opportunities

10:00am-12:00pm

Pinecrest Golf Course

6600 Little River Turnpike

Alexandria, VA 22312

January 11, 2019- Winter Social

Time and location TBD






Upcoming Events

Board Elections

It's time to VOTE! 

We have 4 excellent candidates for our 2 open board positions. Please see the voting rules below;



  • Only individuals with voting membership types are eligible to vote:  Professional with Agency, Professional, Retired, Life, and College/University Representatives.
  • Individuals may cast only one vote per ballot.
  • Write-in candidates are permissible.


All ballots close on 8/31 so cast YOUR VOTE  today!




Community Events

Fairfax County Park Authority: Partnered with Special Olympics – participants completed aquatic competitions. Recently completed CAPRA visit will hear results back in the fall. Alcohol Policy out for public comment.

Leesburg: July 4 event on the front field; Taste of Leesburg event August 10; New effort regarding emergency management for special events

Herndon: Updating Strategic Plan

Alexandria: Tons of Trucks event July 14 at Chinquapin Park

City of Fairfax: July 4 parade and fireworks

Falls Church: July 4 event, Concerts in the Park, New Logo

NOVA Parks: Grand Reopening of Occoquan and River View at the Jean R. Packard Center - Brickmakers Café. Sunday is first open house for weddings but they already have 50 bookings. Currently running a wedding giveaway campaign.

Loudon: July 4 events begin this weekend- multiple events; Class & Compensation study occurring; Dulles South is now open; Claude Moore under renovations.

Service Area Workplan

Please read over our Northern Service Area workplan and always let us know if you have any feedback or suggestions!

VRPS NSA Yearly Workplan

The Land and Water Conservation Fund