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Jamaal Hines, 30
Recreation Senior Specialist, Prince William County Parks and Recreation (VA)
As the afterschool director at Lake Braddock Secondary, Jamaal Hines was responsible
for transforming the existing afterschool program into a virtual program
to support students through remote learning due to the coronavirus
(COVID-19) pandemic. The afterschool program offered more than
30 virtual activities in which Hines coordinated instructors to provide
engaging enrichment opportunities for students. During the
2020-2021 school year, Hines increased the program's registration
numbers by approximately 75 percent during the next year as
students transitioned back to in-person learning. By the end of
2023, registrations had surpassed 600. Hines currently serves
as Prince William County Parks and Recreation's program director
of before-/after-school care and youth camps.
Jeffrey (Jeff) Holzer, 30
Landscape Architect, Kimley-Horn (VA)
Brandon Grasmick, 28
Recreation Coordinator - Special
Events, Town of Erie (CO)
Brandon
Grasmick, special
events coordinator for the Town
of Erie, Colorado, oversees external
event approvals and orchestrates
15 large-scale events,
catering to a diverse population.
His creative touch is evident in
the events he manages, including
the Strider Bike Derby,
Family Health & Fitness Day
and Boo on Briggs!, among others.
These events consistently
draw 14,000 attendees annually
from a community with a population
of more than 30,000.
Grasmick's marketing expertise
also has generated more than
$50,000
in additional annual
revenue. He has cultivated
valuable partnerships with local
businesses, acquiring 25 new
sponsors and an extra $16,000
in sponsorship revenue since
2020.
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Jeff Holzer is a licensed landscape architect (LA) at Kimley-Horn.
Among more than 300 LAs across more than 110 offices, he's the
only Certified Playground Safety Inspector. This empowers Holzer
to integrate his playground expertise and advocacy for inclusive play
for numerous park and recreation departments across the country.
He has advised on more than 100 park and playground
designs, all with inclusive play elements. Holzer proposes
the latest innovations in his design using recycled materials,
scientifically-proven products
for safety, and new
technology-based play elements for varying experiences.
In 2020, he won a design competition from his sketch and
essay, " Inclusive Playgrounds for All. "
Molly Keays, 28
Director of Parks and Recreation, Town of South Windsor (CT)
Under Molly Keays' leadership, the Town of South Windsor, Connecticut,
has experienced an unprecedented wave of transformative
initiatives and advancements. She has championed the cause
of fostering healthy and active living, social engagement and
youth development, ensuring residents from all walks of life have
equal access to vital recreational programs and facilities. As
director, Keays oversees 875 acres of parks, 16 miles of trails
and an extensive array of more than 200 annual programs,
catering to the diverse needs and interests of the town's
population. Furthermore, Keays' unwavering dedication
has yielded substantial grant acquisitions exceeding $1.5
million for park infrastructure.

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