Presented at the annual Illinois Park & Recreation Association Association conference. This presentation will help give an understanding of blogging and how to implement blogs at individual park
Presented at the annual Illinois Park & Recreation Association Association conference. This presentation will help give an understanding of blogging and how to implement blogs at individual park districts.
Matt White is currently the Director of Marketing and Communications for the Illinois Park & Recreation Association. He brings a well-rounded knowledge base to the association after years of working in the Chicago ad agency world for national clients like Sears, Die-Hard, Holiday Inn, several kid brands like Barney and the Veggie Tales, as well as numerous regional home builders and resort chains. Matt also has a parks and recreation background after spending some time with the Roselle Park District prior to coming to IPRA…as well as a wife and father-in-law in the field. A graduate of the Iowa State University (go Cyclones!), he is trained in various specialties including marketing, media planning and buying, copywriting and graphic design. Now he’s added “Web 2.0 junky” to his line-up.
Dean Comber is currently the Information Technology Director for the Illinois Park and Recreation Association. Prior to joining IPRA, he was an IT Project Manager for Follett Corporation (River Grove, IL) in the Enterprise Information Technology department and also was a Web Developer for the Energy and Environmental Research Center in Grand Forks, ND. A graduate of the University of North Dakota (B.B.A. Management Information Systems), Dean has over 9 years of Information Technology experience in the non-profit and corporate sectors focusing on web development, project management, and systems design and analysis.