National Recreation and Park Ethnic Minority Society

Annual Awards

The NRPEMS Awards and Citation Committee is pleased to announce the 2022 award Program and detailed herein. You are…

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NRPA Conference

Listed here are details of the EMS activities taking place at the 2022 NRPA Conference in Phoenix, AZ. General…

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Souvenir Book

The National Recreation & Park Ethnic Minority Society will be sponsoring a Souvenir Booklet for the 2022 NRPA Annual…

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Who We Are

NRPEMS is an organization of minority members of the National Recreation and Park Association who have joined for the express purpose of: productively representing the park, recreation and related leisure service interest and rights of minorities while participating in the overall effort of the park and recreation profession and the National Recreation and Park Association to serve the park, recreation and related leisure service needs and desires of the public. 

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NRPEMS Objectives

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Our Services

Experienced Faculty

To unite all persons concerned with ethnic minorities in the Park and Recreation profession. This includes those in municipal, state, federal, private, voluntary, correctional facilities, church and religious institutions, academic communities, commercial, tourism, industrial organizations and interested individuals.

Library Facility

To serve as an exchange media of information on all ethnic matters pertaining to park, recreation, leisure programs and activities.

Learn From The Best

Lakita S. Frazier, CPRP Secretary

Lakita S. Watson is the Director of Parks and…

Sherron Wilson Treasurer

Sheron Q. Wilson is a retired  Management Supervisory Specialist…

Tiffany Johnson, MPA, CPRP Immediate Past Chair

Tiffany Johnson is  currently the SE Recreation Manager for…

Alicia C. Bradford Chair

Alicia C. Bradford is the former Director of the…


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