2021 Fellowship / Hall of Fame

Fellowship / Hall of Fame
2021 Award Recipients

Professional and Service Awards

Kevin Miller

2021 Fellowship / Hall of Fame

Paul McCreary

Paul McCreary

2021 Fellowship / Hall of Fame

About the Fellowship / Hall of Fame Award

Fellowship / Hall of Fame award is the highest honor bestowed upon a CPRS member!

Evaluation Criteria for the Fellowship / Hall of Fame Award

This award is based on the accomplishments and contributions of the nominee including any or all of the following elements:

  • Record of outstanding professional service and a history of engagement to the delivery of park and recreation services or programs throughout their career
  • Service to CPRS through state, district or section activities and / or other professional and community organizations
  • Positive and meaningful impact or change to the community / communities and those who are served
  • Response to a significant challenge in their community and their innovative, responsive and proactive approach in developing solutions to the challenge
  • Leadership achievement(s):  communicating a vision to others inside or outside his/her organization; setting direction; executive decision-making aligned with organization's values, vision, and mission; and being viewed as a change agent within the community, region, or area
  • Achievement in developing and implementing strategic change initiatives to produce desired change in capacity building, strengthening community leadership, or enhancing the planning process
  • Experience in developing cooperative ventures, partnerships, alliances, collaborations or coalitions based on common goals that maximize resources for the long-term goals of the organization
  • Demonstration of innovations and forward-thinking solutions that align their organization or CPRS for a successful future
  • Demonstration of promoting the success of the profession through developing and mentoring young professionals, succession planning or training
CAP Innovate

The CPRS Awards Program highlights those people, places and programs who embody our INNOVATE strategy from the California Action Plan (CAP).