SYCAMORE Sycamore Park District Executive Director Dan Gibble will be supplying knowledge to the next generation of park leaders at North Carolina State Universitys School of Park Maintenance Management.
Gibble, who has been the park districts executive director for three years, was elected to serve on the schools Board of Regents beginning in May.
Students come from as far away as Africa for a weeklong class in North Carolina once a year, according to a news release.
Its only a week once a year, and its a pretty intensive class, Gibble
It only takes me away one week out of the year.
has taught at the program for six years, according to a news release.
He has other past experience as an instructor, too he taught part time for six years in the Department of Recreation, Sport, and Tourism at the University of Illinois while he was superintendent for the Urbana Park District, and has worked in parks and recreation for 30 years overall, the news release states.
Any time that our profession can improve our future leaders, it can only stand to help our local agencies better, Gibble
said of the program, not only in terms of quality but more fiscally and efficiently.