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Centre Region Parks & Recreation Authority
2643 Gateway Drive #1
State College, PA 16801

(814) 231-3071    Fax 814.235.7832
Office Hours: 8 AM - 5 PM, M-F.
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Staff Directory
Updated 4 Mar 2014

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2643 Gateway Drive #1, State College (Ferguson Twp.) PA
Phone (814) 231-3071  Fax 814.235.7832

For picnic pavilion reservations, program and league registrations,
garden plot rentals, sportfield reservations,
and to suggest new programs and events.

Jill R. Hunter
Staff Assistant
Jada L. Light
Staff Assistant
Christeen J. Kisslak
Office Manager
Jeff R. Hall
Recreation Supervisor - Fitness & Sports 
Todd A. Roth, CPRP, AFO, PPA
Aquatics Supervisor
Beth C. Lee
Recreation Supervisor - Programs & Marketing
J. Douglas Wenger, RLA, DBIA, LEED-AP
Regional Parks Construction Manager (p/t)
Niki L. Tourscher, CPRP, CPSI
Program Manager
Ronald J. Woodhead, CPRP, CPSI
Director of Parks & Recreation
2929 Stewart Drive #303, State College (College Twp.), PA
Phone (814) 234-1657     Fax 814.234.3257
To request park maintenance & repairs, report hazardous conditions in
a park or playground and to report bee nests.
David A. Barnett
Staff Assistant - Park Operations

Parks Maintenance Staff (fulltime, year-round)
Tiffany L. Barto, PCH, Parks Caretaker II
Gary L. Sprankle, Parks Caretaker I
Clinton A. Rupeka, PPA, Parks Caretaker I
Tyler C. DeLorenzo, PPA, Parks Caretaker I
Chad M. Kauffman, PPA, Parks Caretaker I
Michael J. Huey, Parks Caretaker I / Mechanic

Ted G. Weaver
Ass't. Parks Manager
James R. Carpenter, CPSI
Parks Manager
548 Puddintown Road, State College (College Twp.), PA
Phone (814) 235-7819     Fax 814.272.1608
To reserve nature center facilities and to discuss or
recommend programs for the nature center.
Molly A. Hetrick
Recreation Supervisor - Nature Center
Melissa M. Freed
Program Coordinator - Nature Center
131 S. Fraser St. #1, State College, PA
Phone (814) 231-3076    Fax 814.235.7821
For meal and van transport requests, to register for a Senior Center program or event, to request rental of the Senior Center facilities (after hours).
Cindy M. Stahlman
Senior Center Supervisor
Carol M. Clitherow
Staff Assistant

CPRP: Certified Parks & Recreation Professional
CPSI: Certified Playground Safety Inspector
AFO: Aquatic Facilities Operator
The three certifications above are administered by the National Recreation & Park Assn.
RLA: Registered Landscape Architect
DBIA: Design-Build Institute of America
LEED AP: Leadership in Environmental Design Accredited Professional
PCH: Pennsylvania Certified Horticulturist
administered by the PA. Landscape & Nursery Assn.
PPA: PA Pesticide Applicator License Holder
administered by the PA Dept.of Agriculture

These sites have seasonal hours of operation.

  • Welch Comm. Swimming Pool    237-3964
  • Park Forest Comm. Swimming Pool   238-4515
  • Hess Softball Field Complex   466-7551

Centre Region Parks & Recreation Authority
2643 Gateway Drive #1, State College, PA 16801
(814) 231-3071    Fax 814.235.7832

CRPR is a publicly-funded, municipal agency serving 5 municipalities.
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The Centre Region Council of Governments and the Centre Region Parks & Recreation Authority, State College, PA. USA 16801