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Our thanks to each Board member for their service.

Our thanks to the volunteer members of the

Centre Region Parks & Recreation Authority Board

Over the years, the official name of this Board has evolved from the State College Borough Recreation Board
to the State College Area Parks & Recreation Board
and the Centre Region Parks & Recreation Board / Centre Regional Recreation Authority.
Listed in Chronological Order by Year of Appointment.   Updated 1 Aug 2016

Name of Volunteer Board Member    1946 - Present
Served

Years of Service

1
Mr.
Roy
Conger
1946-1956
10
2
Mrs.
Harris
Olewine
1946-1963
18
3
Mr.
Ray
Watkins
1946-1963
17
4
Mr.
William
Keeler
1946-1953
8
5
Mr.
T.R.
Kemmerer
1946-1953
8
6
Mr.
E. Curtis
Gaylord
1946-1947
2
7
Mr.
Hugh
Rice 
1947-1948
2
8
Mr.
Ned
Cummings
1947-1949
3
9
Mr.
Francis
Hartzell
1949-1950
2
10
Dr.
Ray
Dotterer
1952-1955
4
11
Mrs.
Gladys
Tanner
1952-1959
8
12
Rev.
Jones
Shannon
1953-1954
2
13
Mr.
Walter
Trainer
1954-1959
5
14
Mr.
Henry
Yeagley
1956-1969
9
15
Mr.
Charles W.
Stoddart, Jr.
1956-1961
6
16
Mr.
Donald
Cook
1958-1959
2
17
Mr.
Howard
Carnahan
1960
1
18
Mr.
Charles
Reich
1960-1961
2
19
Mrs.
Virginia
Thompson
1961-1962
2
20
Mr.
Robert
Ramsey
1961-1966
6
21
Mr.
Arnold
Addison
1961-1965
5
22
Mrs.
Leroy
Desmond
1963-1965
3
23
Mrs.
Tom
Mebane
1963-1965
3
24
Mrs.
Paul
Kendig
1964-1965
2
25
Mrs.
Ralph
Seely
1966
1
26
Mrs.
Harold
White
1966-1976
11
27
Mr.
John
Pezzoni
1966-1970
5
28
Mr.
Edward
Magnuson
1966-1972
7
29
Mr.
William
Miller
1966-1968
3
30
Dr.
Fred
Coombs
1966-1971
6
31
Mr.
Emil
Peters
1966-1968
3
32
Dr.
Betty
van der Smissen
1969-1971
3
33
Dr.
Charles
Boyd
1969-1974
6
34
Mr.
William
Hetrick
1970-1974
5
35
Dr.
Edward
Fagan
1970-1979
10
36
Dr.
Tom S.
Mebane
1971-1972
2
37
Mrs.
Pat
Whitehouse
1972-1973
2
38
Mr.
George
McCormick
1972-1976
5
39
Dr.
Joseph
Carrol
1973-1974
2
40
Mr.
Thomas
Wilson
1973-1981
9
41
Dr.
Patricia
Farrell
1974-1980
8
42
Mr.
Oliver
Goodman
1975-1984
10
43
Mrs.
Jessica
Johnson
1976-1978
3
44
Mr.
James
Winck
1976-1984
8
45
Mr.
Ralph
Montressor
1977-1993
16
46
Mr.
Robert
Hershey
1978-1981
4
47
Ms.
Sarah
Godbey
1980-1987
7
48
Mr.
Tom
Dolan
1982-1984
3
49
Mrs.
Barbara
Halecki
1982-1984
3
50
Mr.
Robert
Booz
1985
1
51
Mr.
James
Murphy
1985
1
52
Mr.
John T.
Walizer
1986
1
53
Mrs.
Susan
Schnellbaugh
1986-1988
3
54
Mrs.
Nancy
Desmond
1986-1993
8
55
Mr.
Jerry
Wettstone
1986-1989
4
56
Mr.
Dennis
Dietz
1987-1989
3
57
Mrs.
Kay
DeArmit
1987-1997
11
58
Mrs.
Sharon
Faulkner
1988-1994
7
59
Mr.
Richard
Barrickman
1989-2000
12
60
Mrs.
Evonne
Henninger
1990-1991
2
61
Mr.
Robert
Shipman
1992-1994
3
62
Mr.
Chuck
Seighman
1993-1994
2
63
Dr.
Donna M.
Ricketts
1993-2001
2007-2014
16
64
Dr.
Richard C.
Marboe
1994-2004
11*
65
Mrs.
Tammy
Williams
1995-1999
5
66
Mr.
George D.
Falkenstern
1995-2003
9
67
Mrs.
Cindy
Solic
1998-2008
11
68
Mr.
Willem
Schoonhoven
2000
1
69
Mrs.
Susan
Hammerstedt
2001
1
70
Mr.
Roy F.
Harpster
2001-2014
13
71
Dr.
Daniel G.
Linzell
2001-2005
5
72
Dr.
Kenneth
Mawritz
2001-2007
7
73
Mrs.
I. Sue
Mascolo
2004-Present
(Current Member)
74
Ms.
Kathleen D.
Matason
2005-Present
(Current Member)
75
Ms.
Donna
Conway, CPA
2006-2013
8
76
Mr.
Christopher M.
Hurley
2008-Present
(Current Member)
77
Dr.
James W.
Dunn
2014-Present
(Current Member)
78
Ms.
Shannon E.
Messick
2014-Present
(Current Member)
79
Ms.
Diane J.
Ishler
2014-Present
(Current Member)

* At their 58th Annual Conference on 22 Mar 2005, the PA. Recreation And Parks Society
presented Dr. Marboe with their "Lay Honor Award."

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