2021 “Dr. Bill Eckart” Young Professional Award Winner Amelia Meier, Saco Parks and Recreation Department

Amelia Meier has worked for the City of Saco for 9 years and has had a few different roles throughout her time here. She currently is the City’s Wellness Coordinator and the Saco Parks and Recreation Department’s Community Outreach Coordinator. Two of the largest components of her job include building programs and providing opportunities for the senior community, as well as, putting on special events for families and participants of all ages! She has worked with the 50+ group for the past five years, and truly values the importance of building a sense of community for this age group, and for everyone around Saco. In addition, Amelia has recently focused much of her work on promoting health-conscious and eco-conscious practices at SPR and in the city of Saco.

Amelia is originally from Colorado but made her way to the East Coast and graduated from the University of New Hampshire in 2010 with a bachelors in Recreation Management. She is passionate about traveling and seeing the world, and enjoys camping, hiking, and cooking. Her varied interests and personal focus on health and the environment have also influenced some of the innovative programming she has spearheaded in our department and city-wide.