Women in Recreation Education & Development
WIRED, a sub-committee of the mParks Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee, provides professional development workshops and opportunities several times a year, typically during the Annual mParks Conference, as well as during the spring and fall.
Previous Workshops Have Included
- Fall 2017 - LeaderHERship Workshop - Longacre House, Farmington Hills
- Winter 2018 - Pre-Conference Session featuring Michigan's sitting Secretary of State, Detroit
- Spring 2018 - Raise Your Voice - A Public Speaking Workshop - Foster Center, Lansing
- Fall 2018 - LeadHERship Workshop - Grand Rapids Public Library, Grand Rapids
- Fall 2019 - Up, Up and Away! A Day In the Trees - Whiting Forest of Dow Gardens
Did you know that WIRED is active on Facebook? Join the conversation by sending a request to the group.
WIRED's leadership team
- Chair: Angela Dove, Haslett Public Schools
- Brandy Boyd, Oakland County Parks and Recreation
- Lisa Christensen, Independence Township Parks, Recreation, and Seniors
- April Heier, City of Farmington Hills
- Kelly Hyer, West Bloomfield Parks and Recreation
- Lori Irwin, Central Michigan University
- Michelle Koppin, Livonia Parks and Recreation
- Laura Mortier, Canton Leisure Services
- Marcella Post, Midland Parks and Recreation
- Jen Provenzano, Canton Leisure Services
- Emily Stevens, Lansing Parks and Recreation
Interested in becoming more involved or would you like to help us plan a future workshop? Send an email.