MRPA Regional Representation

MRPA has three three defined regional groups.  Each group is represented by an elected MRPA member who holds a seat on the MRPA Board of Directors. MRPA provides support  to each region for educational opportunities.  The regional rep must submit a proposal to the Executive Director prior to spending MRPA funds.

  • Regional Representation – nominees for these positions must come from the regions represented by the three  groups referenced above.
    • It is expected that at least one candidate from each region will be promoted from the nomination committee.
    • Nominations from the floor may be made for these and all board positions.
    • Vacancies are addressed in association by-laws.
  • This is a  volunteer position
  • There is no compensation or discounted fees for the regional reps
  • Regional reps should coordinate meetings and educational  training opportunities for recreation professionals in their geographic region.
  • Regional educational opportunities should be are offered to all MRPA members.

SMART –  Southern Maine Area Recreation Technicians
Geographic region including the following counties: Lincoln, Kennebec, Franklin, Oxford, Androscoggin, Sagadahoc, Cumberland & York

EMPRA – Eastern Maine Park & Recreation Association
Geographic region including the following counties: Penobscot, Piscataquis, Somerset, Waldo & Knox

NMCRA – Northern Maine Community Recreation Association
Geographic region including the following counties:  Aroostook, Washington & Hancock