Meet the Board

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Doug Youngblood offers up decades of experience as a CPA in the Charlotte, NC area providing personal and business financial planning.  Doug also serves numerous charitable organizations, mostly in parks and recreation, at the local, regional, and national levels.

Mark Young has worked in the field of parks, recreation and conservation for more than 40 years, serving the cities of Indianapolis and Bloomington, IN and Columbus, OH. Mark currently provides services with Parks Forever Consulting & Advocacy in Louisville, KY. He serves on the Board of ...

Dr. Robert F. Ashcraft, Ph.D.,

Executive Director, Lodestar Center for Philanthropy & Nonprofit Innovation

and Saguaro Professor of Civic Enterprise,

School of Community Resources and Development, Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ 

Molly Elder, CPRP, is graduate of the University of Colorado and brings over 20 years of experience in financial analysis and budgeting, human resources, marketing and strategic planning. Molly has worked in banking, non-profit management, and business management...


Executive Director: Donald A. Ortale

Consulting Partner: Dr. Nathan Schaumleffel

Membership Sales Manager: Cayce Chenault

Social Media/Social Marketing: Big Shot Marketing

Web Design and IT Administration: Joseph Konney

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National Association of Park Foundations

54 E. St. Charles Road, Suite #7

Villa Park, IL. 60181



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