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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
25 Mar 2015

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2643 Gateway Drive #1
State College (Ferguson Twp.) PA 16801
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
Staff Assistant (Part-time)

Jada L. Light
Staff Assistant / Acting Office Manager

Jeff R. Hall
Sports Supervisor 
Todd A. Roth, CPRP, AFO, PPA
Aquatics Supervisor
Beth C. Lee
Recreation Supervisor
Donald C. Woods
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 16801
Phone (814) 234-1657     Fax 814.234.3257 request park maintenance & repairs or to report
a hazardous condition in a park or playground.
David A. Barnett
Staff Assistant - Park Operations

Parks Maintenance Staff (fulltime, year-round)
Tiffany L. Barto, PCH, Parks Caretaker II
Clinton A. Rupeka, PPA, Parks Caretaker II
Andrew F. Foor, Parks Caretaker II (effective 6 Apr 2015)
Gary L. Sprankle, Parks Caretaker I
Michael J. Huey, Parks Caretaker I / Mechanic
(Vacancy), Parks Caretaker I

Ted G. Weaver
Ass't. Parks Manager
James R. Carpenter, CPSI
Parks Manager
548 Puddintown Road
State College (College Twp.), PA 16801
Phone (814) 235-7819     Fax 814.272.1608 reserve nature center facilities and to recommend
programs for the nature center.
Molly A. Hetrick
Nature Center Supervisor
Melissa M. Freed
Program Coordinator
131 S. Fraser St. #1
State College, PA 16801
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 (after hours) rental of the Senior Center facilities.
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.
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    (814) 237-3964
  • Park Forest Comm. Swimming Pool   (814) 238-4515
  • Hess Softball Field Complex   (814) 466-7551
  • Oak Hall Regional Park (TBA)

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

The CRPR Authority is a publicly-funded, municipal agency serving 5 municipalities.
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