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City of Idaho Falls Parks and Recreation Director Greg Weitzel has been named to the National Recreation and Park Association board of directors, the city said Monday in a news release.

The release said the board of directors is made up of up to 30 individuals from across the country who “demonstrate strong leadership skills, combined with passion and expertise in parks, recreation and conservation. Board members are made up of parks and recreation professionals from cities, corporations, industry suppliers, commercial businesses, volunteers and civic groups from across the country.”

The board, according to the its website, is a nonprofit organization “dedicated to ensuring that all Americans have access to parks and recreation for health, conservation and social equity.”

“I’m honored to be selected to serve on the NRPA Board of Directors representing Idaho Falls, southeastern Idaho and the mountain west. Helping to chart the future of parks, recreation and conservation in America is a great privilege and responsibility, I’m looking forward to this opportunity to serve,” Weitzel said in the release.