Honorary Life Members & Past Presidents

The Honorary Life membership is considered one of the highest honors that the Association can offer. This is a special tribute to retiring members who have been especially active to the field of parks, recreation, conservation or leisure services, and to the New Jersey Recreation and Park Association. Nomination applicants will be accepted after one year of retirement, or earlier under extenuating circumstances. The nomination shall be reviewed by the Membership Development Committee. The following are NJRPA Honorary Life Members:

Paul Angell

Don Barr                                          

Don Boccia

Don Bohnet                                      

Laura Botto

Gary Forbes 

Bruce Keeler

John Mahar                                    

Jack Moody

Jack Roberts

In Memorium

Fay S. Mathewson

Joseph Giannasio

Thomas Rinaldi

Ben Shaffer

Domenic Guida

George T. Cron

Michael B. Berman

Richard Rodda

Frank Sabino

Russell Myers

D. Thomas Guida

Barry Lock

Robert Carter

John Pepe

George Butler

Mary Gubernat

George Nesbitt

Jacquelyn Stanley