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This year's Annual Conference is fast-approaching.  Mark your calendars now and plan to join us at the Hilton Chicago next January for this exceptional event! Don't miss out!

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The IPRA Board approved the following members to run in our upcoming election. Ballots will be sent to members for voting on October 30, and the election will run until November 3, 2017, 4:00 PM. The ballot will be electronic, and all IPRA Professional Members will be able to vote:

IPRA Board

At-Large Representative Nominees: Trisha Breitlow and Kari Felkamp

IPRA Section Boards

Administration & Finance Section
Secretary Nominee: Sue Rini
Director-Elect Nominee: Jennifer Hermonson

Communications & Marketing Section
Treasurer Nominee: Corinne Vargas
Secretary Nominees: Justin Waters and Griffin Price
Membership Council Representative Nominees: Gabriel Castillo and Laura Finch
At-Large Board Member Nominee: Josh Hendricks

Diversity Section
Director-Elect Nominees: Michael McNicholas and Lonette Hall
Secretary Nominees: Marquis Hall and Manuel Aguilar

Facility Management Section
Director-Elect Nominee: Ethan Williams
Secretary Nominees: Jason Busdeker and Kelsey Crecchio

Parks & Natural Resource Section
At-Large Board Member Nominee: Rob Sperl
Secretary Nominee: Paul Fyle

Recreation Section
Secretary Nominee: Karen Stille
Treasurer Nominee: Karyn Roth
At-Large Board Member Nominees: Aly Copus and Breanne Schnoor

Therapeutic Recreation Section
At-Large Board Member Nominee: Lisa Barrera
Secretary Nominees: Becky Fredrickson, Kristy Ekner, and Abby Billips

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