Mission: TRPEF strives to improve the quality of life for all Tennesseans by promoting an appreciation and understanding of the merits and values of recreation and parks. The organization achieves these objectives through charitable causes, educational endeavors and scientific research.
Become a member of TRPEF Click here to join using the TRPA paper membership form or choose TRPEF under committees when you join/renew your TRPA membership.
TRPEF holds one Student Scholarship and two Professional Scholarship cycles each year deadlines are:
- July 1, 2017 professional scholarships for schools/workshops held July-December 2017
- August 8, 2017 student scholarships
- January 1, 2018 professional scholarships for schools/workshops help January-June 2018
Other TRPEF Projects include:
- The annual Silent Auction and other events at the TRPA Conference to raise scholarship and professional scholarship money - Special thanks to all who donated and bid in the 2016 TRPEF Auction helping raise money for scholarships for 2017!!
Funding of research tools and helping fund speakers at the TRPA Conference.
- TRPEF Walk About Fund Raiser at the TRPA Conference. Thank you to all who made our Walk About such a success!
Up coming TRPEF Board Meetings (all meetings are at 10amCT/11amET and held electronically, unless otherwise noted)
August 11, 2017
2017 TRPEF Board Members
Dr. Mark Fly - Chair
Tony Black - Vice Chair
Shan Criswell - Secretary
Sue Stuhl - Treasurer