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The Montana Trails, Recreation and Park Association is comprised of professionals in the parks & recreation field dedicated to improving your quality of life! Members of the organization are affiliated with local, county, state and federal agencies and are featured throughout this website in picture collages. For further information, many have provided links to their respective websites on our Member Links page.

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2015 Media/Merit Awards

The Montana Trails, Recreation and Park Association annually recognizes individuals or organizations of our state who meet the criteria established for the Media Excellence and Citation of Merit Awards.  This year the awards were presented at the annual MTRPA conference in Bozeman on October 26-29, 2015.

 

Award Recipients

 

DSC02514MEDIA EXCELLENCE AWARD

EJ Porth, Communications and Outreach Manager for the Gallatin Valley Land Trust

In recognition of her success in increasing the exposure and importance of parks, trails and open space within the community of Bozeman.

(Presented by Mitch Overton)

 

 

DSC02506CITATION OF MERIT – AGENCY EXCELLENCE

Awarded to the Billings Parks and Recreation Department In recognition of Program Innovation with the Establishment and Expansion of the Amend Park Community Garden.

(Accepted by Chris Waite)

 

 

Professional LeadershipCITATION OF MERIT – PROFESSIONAL LEADERSHIP

Awarded to Fred Bicha, Parks Superintendent, Kalispell Parks and Recreation Department, In recognition of his professionalism, dedication, passion for his career and the City of Kalispell.

 

 

DSC02498CITATION OF MERIT – AGENCY EXCELLENCE

Awarded to the Billings Parks and Recreation Department in recognition of their Engagement of Citizens from the Community in the delivery of Parks and Recreation services

(Accepted by Michael Whitaker)