Central Service Area 

Making a difference one program and park at a time!
CSA Meeting Schedule
CSA Meet and Greet - Sunday, November 6, 5:40-6:15 p.m., Salon B at VRPS Conference 

Next meeting - Wednesday, December 14,10:00 - 11:30 a.m., Ashland town Hall 121 Thompson Street Ashland, VA 23005

Additional Information 

Mark your calendars!

VRPS presents Dr. John Crompton, Texas A&M University Learn From A Legend The Evolution of Parks and Recreation
Leadership Orientation:
Thursday, December 01, 2022, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM EST

Where: The historic Montpelier Center for the Arts and Education

Who: YOU - SA/RG Board Members, committee chairs, members interested in more involvement with VRPS

Why: gather with other leaders in our association to hear the latest news and future plans for VRPS; also, CEUs and lunch!

Register HERE

CSA Focus Group Schedule

Additional details TBA - If you have a roundtable topic of interest or a subject that you are passionate about speaking on, please email Marlie Creasey-Smith. 


To provide a means of coordination, communication, and cooperation between leisure service agencies and personnel with the Central Service Area so that quality park and recreation opportunities and services can be provided.


The Central Service Area will provide members with networking and professional development opportunities while supporting the Virginia Recreation and Park Society.

2022 BOARD

Marlie Creasey-Smith, Chair
Chesterfield County Parks & Recreation
(757) 619-1146 | [email protected]

Nilay Patel, Chair-Elect 
Henrico Recreation and Parks
(804) 652-1441| [email protected] 
 Tabitha Martinez, VRPS Board Liaison
Hopewell Recreation and Parks
(804) 541-2353 | [email protected]

 Jessie Honaker, Secretary
Chesterfield County Parks & Recreation 
(804) 751-4134 | [email protected]
Karen Robinson, Treasurer
Chesterfield County Parks & Recreation
(804) 748-1623 | [email protected] 
Hannah Bell, At-Large Board Member 
Colonial Heights Parks and Recreation
(804) 520-9390 | [email protected]