2017 Speaker Handouts

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The links below will allow you to access the handouts from the 2017 Annual Conference Sessions. As we receive handouts they will be added to this site.

A Strategy for Success
Claudia Guzman, MMS, PA-C, MBA
Meditation Facilitator

Accessible Recreation and Fitness in Parks
Jennifer French | Accessibility Advisor
Greenfields Outdoor Fitness Inc.

Best Practices for Improving Communication With Your Finance Department
Rebecca Pine, CPRP | Director, Financial & Support Services
Palm Beach County Parks and Recreation Department

Budgeting 101 for Park and Recreation Agencies
Rebecca Pine, CPRP | Director, Financial & Support Services
Palm Beach County Parks and Recreation Department

Building on the Legacy - 75 Years of Recreation and Parks Heritage
John McCarthy | Director of Advancement
Gulf Coast Heritage, Inc. Historic Spanish Point

CAPRA Training
Laura Wetherald, MS, CPRP | Bureau Chief of Recreation
Howard County Parks and Recreation

Circles: Connecting Our Field
Dawn Lewellyn, CTRS, ATRIC, WSI, AAI, Back hab, AEA | Owner
My World Therapeutic Recreation Services LLC

Creating Effective Parks and Recreation Master Plans In-House
Tracy Mullins, AICP | Senior Planner
Polk County Parks and Natural Resources Division

Creating Positive Change
Handout 1
Handout 2
Recovery Websites

Annie Barreiro, CTRS, MS, RN |
Recreation Therapist
Veterans Wellness Recovery Program/PRRC

Curbing Teen Violence
Jason Mackenzie | Projects and Services Coordinator 
Gary Williams | Site Supervisor II
City of Tampa Parks and Recreation

Diversity in Leadership, Cultural Inclusion and Accessibility
Elaine Smith, CPRP | Director
New Port Richey Parks and Recreation
Shining Bright for 75 Years!
Mark Hartman, CPRP

Don't Just Talk, Communicate!
Handout 1
Handout 2
Jan McLaughlin, CSP
Your Communication Connection

First Steps-Starting a Camp for Individuals with Disabilities
Lynn Clark, CTRS | Recreation Supervisor
City of Naples

Fun Nutrition Education for After School Programs
Handout 2
Evelyn Muniz Rodriguez, BS,DT | Family Nutrition Extension Program Manager
University of Florida/IFAS Extension Miami-Dade County, PROS

Getting in Your Customers’ Way?
Handout 1
Jan McLaughlin, CSP
Your Communication Connection

Helping Teens Understand the Value of Leadership
Lori Hoffner | Trainer and Consultant
Supporting CommUnity, Inc.

How to do a Parks Master Plan In House
File # 2

How to Stay COOL When Things Heat UP!
Handout 1
Jan McLaughlin, CSP | Your Communication Connection

If Trees Could Talk What Would They Tell Us?
Linda Seufert, CPRP | Parks and Recreation Department Manager
City of St. Petersburg

Inclusive Fitness in Parks
Allison Abel | Director of Marketing
Jennifer French | Accessibility Advisor
Greenfields Outdoor Fitness Inc.

Keep It Safe, Communicate!
Nadia Arguelles - Goicoechea, CPRP | Program Coordinator
Miami Parks and Recreation
Deborah Dietz | Executive Director
Disability Independence Group

KEYS to Programming Success
Nadia Arguelles-Goicoechea, CPRP | Program Coordinator
Katelin Corzo, CTRS | Therapeutic Recreation Specialist
Miami Parks and Recreation

Kiss Your Desk - How to Fall In Love With Your Job Again
Gail Alofsin
Gail Speaks

Leader as Influencer: Impression Management in the Spotlight
Jan McLaughlin, CSP
Your Communication Connection

Leadership Starts with Being an Effective Communicator
M. Michelle Bono
Bono Communication & Marketing LLC

Measuring the Impact of Parks and Recreation
John McCarthy | Executive Director
Gulf Coast Heritage, Inc. Historic Spanish Point

Moving Your Team from Good to Great
M. Michelle Bono
Bono Communication & Marketing LLC

Outdoor Education in the Field: Students as Scientists
Cassie Arsenault | Natural Resources Educator
Polk County Parks and Natural Resources Division

Overcoming the Challenge of Employee Evaluations
M. Michelle Bono
Bono Communication & Marketing LLC

Power of Positivity - "Get to" versus "Have to"
Gail Alofsin
Gail Speaks

Wildlife is Everywhere! Get WILD and Stay WILD
Eric Hoeppner and Anita Forester
Project WIL Florida

Self-Analysis Approach for a Positive Youth Sports Experience
Lori Hoffner | Trainer and Consultant
Supporting CommUnity, Inc.

Senior Health Sit and Spin
Dawn Lewellyn, CTRS, ATRIC, WSI, AAI, Back hab, AEA | Owner
My World Therapeutic Recreation Services LLC

Sponsorship 360 - It's All About the Customers, Sponsors, Attendees and Other Stakeholders
Gail Alofsin
Gail Speaks

Sponsorship Jumpstart! 45 Sponsorship Ideas in 45 Minutes
Gail Alofsin
Gail Speaks

Stakeholders Working Alongside You; Power of Community Advocacy
Lori Hoffner | Trainer and Consultant
Supporting CommUnity, Inc.

Tell How Wonderful Your Organization is by Hosting a Resource Fair
Annie Barreiro, CTRS, MS, RN | Recreation Therapist
Veterans Administration

The Creation of World Class Rowing in Sarasota County
Carolyn Brown, CPRP | Director
Nicole Rissler | Deputy Director
Sarasota County Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources

Together We Can Continue Making Florida Tobacco-free
Joseph Dziedzic | Director
William Sanchez | Supervisor
Hialeah Parks and Recreation
Islamiyat Nancy Adebisi | Health Educator Consultant
Florida Department of Health - Miami Dade County

Training Staff Outside of TR
Lynn Clark, CTRS | Recreation Supervisor
City of Naples

Turning Your Pool Green and Why You Want To!
Marc Solomon | Recreation Program Supervisor
Charlotte County Community Services

What the Amazing Race Teaches Us About Teamwork
M. Michelle Bono
Bono Communication & Marketing LLC

When Traumatic Events Impact Your Organization
Lori Hoffner | Trainer and Consultant
Supporting CommUnity, Inc.

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