COAPRT Council Members

Chair
Dr. Sydney L. Sklar, CTRS
University of St. Francis
500 Wilcox Street
Joliet, IL  60435
(815) 740-369
1st Term Expires: 10/2019
Educator Representative

Vice-Chair
Dr. Jason Bocarro
North Carolina State University
Box 80044012 E. Biltmore Hall
Raleigh, NC  27695
(919) 513-8025
2nd Term Expires: 10/2021
Educator Representative

Vice-Chair
Dr. Doug Kennedy 
Virginia Wesleyan University
Recreation and Leisure Studies Program
1584 Wesleyan Drive
Norfolk, VA 23502
(757) 455-3305
2nd Term Expires: 10/2020
Administrator Representative

Treasurer
Dr. Christopher Nunes, CPRE

The Woodlands Township Parks and Recreation 
79 N. Cochran’s Green Circle 
The Woodlands, TX 77381
(936) 672-3907
1st Term Expires: 10/2020
Practitioner Representative

Dr. Gary Ellis
Texas A&M  University
417 Ag and Life Sciences Bldg, 2261 TAMU
College Station, TX  77843 
(979) 845-7324
1st Term Expires: 10/2019
Educator Representative

Dr. Patti A. Freeman
Brigham Young University RECMW
451 Tanner Bldg
Provo, UT 84602-2000
(801) 422-1286
1st Term Expires: 10/2021
Educator Representative

Dr. Ariel Rodriguez
Springfield College 
263 Alden St
Springfield, MA 01109-3707
(413) 748 3272
1st Term Expires: 10/2021
Educator Representative

Mr. Charles Shefelton
300 Ferguson Ave.
Newport News, VA 23601
757-897-2825
1st Term Expires: 10/2021
Practitioner Representative

Danielle Timmerman-Gertsch
Gertsch Consulting, LLC
Midway, UT (801)513-4010
2nd Term Expires: 10/2021
Public Representative

Dr. James D. Worsley, CPRE, CTRS
Director
Chesterfield Parks and Recreation
PO Box 40 Chesterfield, VA  23832
(804) 748-1079
2nd Term Expires: 10/2019
Practitioner Representative