mParks New Professionals

New to the parks & recreation industry? You're not alone! Join the New Professionals focus area to gain essential skills that will take your career to the next level.  

The New Pros offers professional development through collaborative experiences, networking, volunteerism and leadership development.

New professionals are also invited to explore other focus areas, networks and committees.

Current Chair: Elissa Buck of Michigan DNR.

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New Professionals Events

There are no upcoming New Professionals events at this time. Please check back soon or view all upcoming mParks events at!