Lincoln City Parks and Recreation is pleased to announce that Recreation Supervisor, Boone Marker, has received the 2019 Oregon Recreation and Parks Association ‘Outstanding New Professional’ award. This award recognizes a parks and recreation professional with a minimum of 3 years experience, and a maximum of 15 years, who has demonstrated leadership, initiative, innovation and overall contribution to the parks and recreation profession.
When asked for his reaction, Boone Marker said “I’m completely honored by this award. I’m thankful to my team for all their hard work in making our Lincoln City Parks & Recreation a success.” Lincoln City Parks and Recreation Director, Jeanne Sprague, said “Boone is the epitome of a genuine Parks & Recreation professional, with his positive leadership, enthusiasm for health and wellness, great new ideas, and obvious care for our Lincoln City community. We’re fortunate to have him with LC Parks & Recreation. Thank you for recognizing him, ORPA.”
‘Coach Boone’ started his career at the Boys & Girls Club of Salem in 2000. He made his way to Lincoln City in the fall of 2015, to begin his work in LC Parks and Recreation. As Recreation Supervisor, he has started many new projects including Movies in the Park, Pickleball play and tournament, increased sports league participation (volleyball, basketball, soccer, track, cross country), new branding of the Dept, and much more!
Should you have questions or comments about ORPA or Boone’s award, please reach out anytime to Parks and Recreation Director Jeanne Sprague at firstname.lastname@example.org, 541.996.1222.
Information and photo by Lincoln City Parks