Our board of directors for 2019-2020

Paul D. Romero, Folsom, CA 

​Our officers for 2019-2020

Betsy Truax, President

Bill Lock, President Elect   

Dave Benevento, Vice President

Patricia Bentson, Secretary

Steve Hoagland, Treasurer 

Loretta Herrin, Past President

                                                                                        OrganizationaGoals:

To promote the advancement of the park, recreation and conservation movement throughout the state, through the development of strong individual and group citizen involvement and participation;

To strengthen and expand the status, role, and effectiveness of all recreation-parks, boards and commissions for the accomplishment of greater public service;

To promote the education of citizens and citizen’s groups as to the needs, opportunities and potentials of recreation, park and conservation services throughout the state;

To encourage the most efficient and effective organization and administration of park, recreation and conservation services at all levels and to provide a continuous channel of communication at district, city, county, state and national levels;

To work for the proper recognition and financial support of park, recreation, and conservation services at all levels;

To establish policies as general guidelines for the direction of government in matters affecting recreation, parks and conservation;

To implement and accomplish such programs or proposals consistent with the purpose of this organization.Goals:


To promote the advancement of the park, recreation and conservation movement throughout the state, through the development of strong individual and group citizen involvement and participation;

To strengthen and expand the status, role, and effectiveness of all recreation-parks, boards and commissions for the accomplishment of greater public service;

To promote the education of citizens and citizen’s groups as to the needs, opportunities and potentials of recreation, park and conservation services throughout the state;

To encourage the most efficient and effective organization and administration of park, recreation and conservation services at all levels and to provide a continuous channel of communication at district, city, county, state and national levels;

To work for the proper recognition and financial support of park, recreation, and conservation services at all levels;

To establish policies as general guidelines for the direction of government in matters affecting recreation, parks and conservation;

To implement and accomplish such programs or proposals consistent with the purpose of this organization.

executive director 

​​Leo Friedland - Director At-Large, Los Angeles          Phil Brock - Director, Santa Monica          

Isabel Rodriguez - Director,  Hermosa Beach     Clarence Mamaril - Director, American Canyon  

Ron Ruef - Director At-Large, Mission Viejo

David Nigel - Director-At-Large, San Bruno                   Inez Reyes, Cordova Rec. & Park Dist.