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Board Elections

CARPD Board of Directors Election 2023

The CARPD Conference is rapidly approaching and with it the annual CARPD General Membership Meeting. As we do every year during that meeting, the CARPD Board of Directors Election is conducted by the membership. This year, the election will take place at approximately 8:00 a.m. on May 18, 2023 at the Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite, California.

In accordance with CARPD Association Bylaws, CARPD is soliciting any qualified candidates interested in serving on the CARPD Board of Directors. Nominees must be individuals affiliated (as Board of Directors, employees or otherwise) with active members in good standing. 

Furthermore, pursuant to CARPD Association Bylaws at Article 5, subsection 6, the CARPD Nominations Committee has nominated the following slate of candidates for the open Board positions:

2023 Slate of Candidates for CARPD Board

President – Elect                  Brian Danzl, Cordova Recreation & Park District

Secretary                                Nick Schouten, Valley-Wide Recreation & Park District     

Director-at-Large                Two Positions to be Elected:

(Odd Year)                             Michael Seaman, Fulton-El Camino Recreation & Park District

                                                Jesus Perez, Bear Mountain Recreation & Park District

Administrator Rep               One Administrator Position to be Elected:

(Odd Year)                               Colin Miller, Arden Park Recreation & Park District

In addition to the slate identified above by the Nominating Committee, Member Districts may also nominate one of its own board members as a CARPD Director-at-Large candidate, or its General Manager, Assistant General Manager, or Chief Administrative Officer, as an Administrator, by submitting a letter and a copy of a board resolution supporting such nomination to CARPD prior to the annual meeting.

Any Member District wishing to submit a nomination should forward a letter of nomination and a copy of its Board Resolution supporting the nomination directly to the CARPD office located at 1075 Creekside Ridge Drive, Suite 240, Roseville, CA 95678. To be sure a nominee is included on the ballot, the letter and resolution must be received no later than close of business on Wednesday, May 10, 2023.  Email submissions are preferred and may be sent directly to my attention at

Finally, any qualified candidate may be nominated from the floor at the election and, if elected, provide the President with a res0lution from the member district's board endorsing the nominee to serve on the corporation;s Board of Directors not later than sixty (60) days after the annual meeting. The candidate will not commence into office unless and until such time as the resolution is presented to the coporation's Board of Directors. 

If you have any questions regarding the election or its procedures, please feel free to contact CARPD at (916) 722-5550.

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