City Parks Director Appointed to National Committee

Dr. Norman Merrifield, director of the City of El Paso Parks and Recreation Department, has been appointed to serve on the National Recreation and Park Association and the Trust for Public Land colloquium entitled "New Park and Recreation Guidelines: What is Appropriate for Cities?"

This group of 25 top Parks and Recreation administrators, along with the sponsoring professional organizations will seek to evaluate all new park standards and guidelines as it pertains to municipal and county parks throughout the nation. The meeting will take place in Washington D.C. on February 27 and 28 with the meetings focusing on creating information and standards to assist communities throughout the country.