State of the NDPA 2013Robert E. OgoreucPresidentNational Drowning Prevention Alliance
During the past year the NDPA …Hosted the First AnnualInternational Adapted Aquatics Conference
Followed by the First AdaptedAquatics Workshop…
NDPA Programs Programs: Together with the CPSC the NDPA has teamed to publicize the Pool Safely Campaign.
NDPA ProgramsTogether with IPSSA andClarion Safety SystemsThe NDPA has created the Seal of Safer Pool Practices Program
NDPA Programs Seal of Safer Pool Practices Best Practice Guidelines for Aquatic Facilities Who? Class “C” Pools - pools intended for use for apartments, condominiums, property owners associations, multi-family owned pools, etc. and are covered within the scope of this standard. Pools operated solely for an in conjunction with lodgings such as hotels and motels are also covered within the scope of this standard.
NDPA Programs Seal of Safer Pool Practices Best Practice Guidelines for Aquatic Facilities The Seal of Safer Pool Practices utilizes the concepts of the Safer 3, a comprehensive initiative by the Safer 3 Water Safety Foundation aimed at dramatically reducing drowning and aquatic related injuries: Safer Water, Safer Patrons, Safer Response
NDPA Programs Seal of Safer Pool PracticesAfter participants application has been submitted and approved, the NDPA recommends an IPSSA (Independent Pool & Spa Association) representative visit your site to help you meet the Seal of Approval guidelines• A Seal of Approval Certificate valid for two years For additional information about this program contact Audrey Dalton: email@example.com
NDPA Programs Programs: o Water Smart Babies: Looking to expand into more states o Safer 3 Early Education Program: Currently in use at All U.S. Marine Corps Installations
NDPA Membership Progress:Membership growing by leaps and boundsChapter growth: The NDPA now has 24 ChaptersSRU ChapterEvents:
Long Island Drowning Prevention Task ForceChapters:Chapter Facebook pagescreating a buzz aboutdrowning preventionCalifornia Chapter Philippine Aquatic Safety Society
Colorado Chapter Chapters: Events:Long Island Drowning PreventionTask Force Events:Ohio Chapter Events Interested in starting a Chapter in YOUR area? Contact : Kim Burgess: firstname.lastname@example.org or Audrey Dalton: email@example.com
NDPA Social Media is working!Facebook page : 10,000 markLinked In company page createdTwitter feed on the increaseAI Connect Power 25: Johnny Johnson
Lifesaver of the Year 2013 ContestCongratulations Henry Reyes , ISLA President
NDPA Digest Newsletter •Distributed to over 20,000 readers world-wide •Current & back issues available on the NDPA website •Highlighting drowning prevention and water safety efforts world-wide Send your stories to: Audrey Dalton at firstname.lastname@example.org
The NDPA has our first Intern! Meet (super) Sam Swanseger… Able to multitask better than a tall building! We give him a hard time but Sam is a great guy, a diligent worker and we’re hoping to keep him!
Getting the News Out Press releases picked up by over 150 news stations in the US
NDPA Receiving National Awards & RecognitionNDPA President & SRU Professor Robert OgoreucEarns PSAHPERD “Teacher Of The Year” HonorJohnny Johnson, NDPA Board & formerPresident Elected AquaticsInternational “Power 25″NDPA Receives Water Safety CongressAward
John Hamed Scholarship AwardsCreated by the NDPA to encourageyoung aspiring aquatics professionals inthe pursuit of their careerPresented at each Symposium7 awardees this year!