COAPRT Council Members

Chair
Dr. Ariel Rodríguez, CPRP
Springfield College 
263 Alden St
Springfield, MA 01109-3707
(413) 748 3272
2nd Term Expires: 10/2024
Educator Representative

Vice-Chair
Dr. Robert Barcelona
University of New Hampshire
108 Hewitt Hall
4 Library Way
Durham, NH,  03824-3563
(603) 862-5345
1st Term Expires: 10/2023
Administrator Representative

Treasurer
Dr. Christopher Nunes, CPRE

The Woodlands Township Parks and Recreation 
2901 Technology Forest Blvd.
The Woodlands, TX 77381
(936) 672-3907
2nd Term Expires: 10/2023
Practitioner Representative

Past Chair
Dr. Patti A. Freeman
Brigham Young University
451 Tanner Bldg
Provo, UT 84602-2000
(801) 422-1286
2nd Term Expires: 10/2024
Educator Representative

Dr. Lori Irwin, CPRP
Central Michigan University
102 Finch Fieldhouse
Mt. Pleasant, MI  48859 
(989) 774-1022
1st Term Expires: 10/2022
Educator Representative

Ms. Kara Kish, MPA, CPRE, CPSI
Cincinnati Parks
950 Eden Park Drive
Cincinnati, OH 44202
(513) 357-2622
1st Term Expires: 10/2022
Practitioner Representative

Dr. Sydney L. Sklar, CTRS
University of St. Francis
500 Wilcox Street
Joliet, IL  60435
(815) 740-3691
2nd Term Expires: 10/2022
Educator Representative

Dr. Tony Lopez, DBA, ICMA-CM, CPRE
Town of Miami Lakes
6601 Main Street, Suite 208
Miami Lakes FL, 33014 
(305) 364-6100
1st Term Expires: 10/2024
Practitioner Representative

Mr. Dirk A. Richwine
13978 Yellow Tip Drive
Parker, CO 80134
(702) 321-7861
1st Term Expires: 10/2024
Public Representative

Dr. Tyler Tapps
Northwest Missouri State University
25294 State Hwy EE
Maryville MO, 64468
(712) 790-2547
1st Term Expires: 10/2024
Educator Representative