Township of Westfield, NJ

Somerset County Park System

2019-2020 NJRPA AWARDS

gold star 


Individual Awards
Recipients reflect high professional values and have rendered contribution through outstanding
service to the profession, distinctive service to the association,
and/or conspicuous service to their constituency, on a national, state or local level.


Excellence in Design: Aquatic Facility - Springfield Community Pool, Springfield Recreation Department

Activity, Facility or Agency Brochure - Recreation 2019-2020 Program Guide, Township of Brick

Activity, Facility or Agency Newsletter - 2019 RecReport, Westwood Recreation Department

Activity or Event Flyer or Poster - Summer Music Series Flyer, Township of North Brunswick

Digital Media Promotion -Turtle Back Zoo Commercial, Essex County Department of Parks, Recreation & Cultural Affairs

Digital Media Promotion - Mayor’s Wellness Campaign, Family Bike Ride, Middletown Township Recreation

Marketing Campaign - Lake Barnegat Beach Revitalization, Lacey Township Recreation Department

Excellence in Design: Playground - Mindowaskin Playground, Town of Westfield

Excellence in Design: Multi-Use Facility - Bernard J. Cooke Park, Township of Brick

Special Event Programming - 2019 Urban Youth Conference, City of Newark

Special Event Programming - 2019 International Womens Day, Piscataway Township Senior Center

Visual & Cultural Arts Programming - Springfield Pride Month Event 2019, Springfield Recreation Department

Jacquie Stanley Excellence in Therapeutic Programming - SNAP (Special Needs Activity Program), Westwood Recreation Department

Educational & Interpretive Programming - Watershed Moments, Tulpehaking Nature Center,  Mercer County Park Commission

Educational & Interpretive Programming - Computer Buddy Program, Piscataway Township Senior Center

Health & Wellness Programming Senior Hikers, Monmouth County Park System

Daniel M. Gasalberti Recreation Programming Award - Howell Farm Corn Maze, “The Farmer in the Dell”, Mercer County Park Commission

Gregory T. Marshall Parks & Historic Resources Award - Mercer County Wildlife Center, Mercer County Park Commission

Excellence in Design: Playground - Madison Street Park Playground City of Hoboken

Excellence in Design: Special Use/Other - McLaughlin-Norcross Memorial Dell, Camden County


Fay S. Mathewson Award - Lenny and Dawn Grieco, Clark Recreation

Employee of the Year Award - Saffie M. Kallon, Township of Franklin

William D. Foelsch, Rising Professional of the Year Award - Ashley White, Chester Recreation Department

Association Service Award - Janet Dellett, Middletown Township Recreation

Professional of the Year Award - DJ Salvante, Scotch Plains Recreation Department

Frederick C. Sutro, Lifetime Achievement Award - Fred Rummel, Monmouth County Park System

Michael B. Berman Award for Administrative Excellence - Leonard Celluro Jr., Plainsboro Township Recreation & Community Affairs

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