National Recreation & Park Ethnic Minority Society

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Mentoring Program

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Make check or money order payable to: NRPEMS

Mail to: Nydia Ocasio, M-NCPPC, Parks & Recreation, 1500 Merrimac Drive, Hyattsville, MD 20784.

For PayPal: email payment to nrpemsmembership@gmail.com.

The following are only a few of the many benefits of being a NRPEMS member:

  • Receive "The Grapevine" quarterly newsletter
  • Be the first to learn of job vacancies and openings
  • Network with other park and recreation professionals from all over the nation
  • Ability to vote during organization elections

Join Us!


Email:  nrpemsmembership@gmail.com

The Mentor Program is a professional development program for Young Professionals and First Time Congress Attendees. Many of our nation's most respected executives, in both the public and private sectors, cite the support, influence and encouragement of a mentor as a contributing reason for their success. EMS is dedicated to grooming Minority professionals for the challenges of senior management positions in the field of parks and recreation, and is firmly committed to fostering mentoring relationships that will prepare our mentees to be the next generation of leaders.