Senior Resource Group (SRG)

General Information

Vision: Explore new avenues of growth and change, reflecting the needs of all SRG members, through outreach, enhanced communication, member recruitment, and through increased partnerships with other VRPS Organizations & Committees, Resource Groups & Service Areas.                                                               

Mission: To provide an opportunity to unite leisure professionals, colleagues, associates, and students, through creative networking, educational opportunities, and VRPS events; while maintaining, for its’ members, an opportunity for leadership, growth, and volunteerism.

Purpose:  The Senior Resource Group of the Virginia Recreation & Park Society shall remain focused on fulfilling the directives, intent, and purpose of the SRG, and its’ Vision & Mission Statement, as stated with the SRG Bylaws, Article II.

Focus:  The main focus of the SRG Goals shall be education, outreach, and leadership.

2022 SRG Meeting Dates

The 2022 meeting dates have been set, and we are hoping you can join us. All meetings will be held virtually via Microsoft Teams, the second Thursday of the month at 2:30 p.m. Meeting dates are as follows:

  • February 10 - Guest Speaker, Peter Thompson with NISC will be speaking on the Free Membership and the benefits of the membership.
  • April 14SRG Members Introduction and Cheryl Wheeler with Loudoun County will lead a discussion on "Implementing Volunteers into Programs".  **Guest Speaker on the Senior Marketing topic cancelled and was moved to the June 9 meeting. 
  • June 9 - Guest Speaker, Sharon Entsminger, CPRP, Marketing and Communications Supervisor with Chesterfield County Parks and Recreation will discuss Senior Marketing.
  • August 11 - Guest Speaker, Joy Herbert, Senior Supervisor with Blacksburg Parks and Recreation will speak on "Senior Trips".
  • October 13 - Round Table Discussion.
  • November (date TBD; meeting will be held at the VRPS Annual Conference in Virginia Beach)

These meetings will consist of a topic for discussion and any topics you would like to discuss. Come ready with ideas to share. Please email [email protected] if you would like to be a part of the virtual meetings, and you will be sent the link to join us.

2022 SRG Board:  

Thank you!

Meeting Minutes Jan. 13 2022

Meeting Minutes Feb. 10 2022

Meeting Minutes March, 10 2022

 Meeting Minutes April 14, 2022