Committees

MEMBERSHIP COMMITTEE

The goal of the Membership Committee is to develop incentive programs to attract new members and to work on programs to instill camaraderie amongst existing members. This committee also maintains membership records and databases and works closely with the treasurer to track payments and expirations dates.

 

For information, contact:

Steve Geisz
steve.geisz@rcra.org
 
Matthew Chase
matthew.chase@rcra.org

APPROVED INTERNSHIP SITE COMMITTEE

The goal of the Approved Internship Site Committee is to promote the benefits of being a certified/approved site within RCRA as those will be the properties that will have more exposure to students looking for internships.

 

For information, contact:

KYLE SMITH
kyle.smith@rcra.org
 
PAUL SHOCKLEY
paul.shockley@rcra.org

WAYS & MEANS COMMITTEE

 

For information, contact:

GARRETT HORELL
garrett.horell@rcra.org

JOURNAL OF TOURISM INSIGHTS

The goal of the Journal of Tourism Insights is to announce/promote the publication with appropriate professional organizations, faculty members, academic departments and groups that may be interested in the digital materials.

 

For information, contact:

Scott Rood
scott.rood@rcra.org

SOCIAL COMMITTEE

The goal of the Social Committee is to plan conference theme parties, socials, tournaments and recreational events. This committee works closely with the Conference Planning Committee. All financial decisions will be voted on by the Board of Directors.

 

For information, contact:MARGO TIGHE

margo.tighe@rcra.org

NOMINATING COMMITTEE

The goal of the Nominating Committee is to recruit candidates for Board positions.

 

For information, contact:

BRUCE BOLIVER
bruce.boliver@rcra.org

AWARDS COMMITTEE

The goal of the Awards Committee is to remind members to recognize the outstanding contributions of its members at the annual national conference. Nominations are due at the end of September.

 

For information, contact:

KYLE SMITH
kyle.smith@rcra.org

SITE SELECTION COMMITTEE

The goal of the Site Selection Committee is to source new resort properties that are members of RCRA that are interested in hosting future conferences. This committee negotiates contracts and agreements for our annual conference.

 

For information, contact:

BRUCE BOLIVER
bruce.boliver@rcra.org
 
MARILOU WELLING
marilou.welling@rcra.org

VENDORS COMMITTEE

The goal of the Vendor Committee is to contact companies within the recreation industry to share their products with the membership. This committee also promotes the National Conference to potential and current vendors to become sponsors of RCRA. Sponsors help support some of the activities at the National Conference. The fiscal year of a vendor sponsorship runs November 1st through October 31st.

 

For information, contact:

PAUL SHOCKLEY
paul.shockley@rcra.org
 
GARRETT HORELL
garrett.horell@rcra.org

EDUCATOR'S COMMITTEE

The goal of the Educator’s Committee is to increase membership and participation of Educational Institutions in RCRA. This committee coordinates the 2 annual “Call for Proposals” and their subsequent review by the Speaker Selection and Review Team. This committee coordinates with the Editor of the Journal of Tourism Insights (JTI). The goal of JTI is to announce/promote the publication with appropriate professional organizations, faculty members, academic departments and groups that may be interested in the digital materials.

 

For information, contact:

Scott Rood
scott.rood@rcra.org

COMMUNICATIONS COMMITTEE

The goal of the communications committee is to keep the membership and the entire board up to date with all RCRA related news and updates and processes, including mass emails using Wild Apricot. Managing the info@rcra.org email account is a main responsibility. Newsletter content is also to be collected and forwarded to Ryan Jessee for formatting and distribution.

 

For information, contact:

GARRETT HORELL
garrett.horrell@rcra.org
 
MARILOU WELLING
marilou.welling@rcra.org

CONFERENCE PROGRAM COMMITTEE

The goal of the Conference Programming Committee is to plan and execute conference session logistics.

 

For information, contact:

PAUL SHOCKLEY
paul.shockley@rcra.org
 

MARGO TIGHE

margo.tighe@rcra.org

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