Dr. William Hoffman receives a service award from Foundation President Doug Allen


The Parks and Recreation Foundation of Johnson County has announced that longtime Board of Director Dr. William (Bill) Hoffman retired from the Foundation Board on Wednesday October 24 after nearly 30 years of volunteer service to the Foundation.

Dr. Hoffman joined the Foundation Board in August of 1990 and was honored at the quarterly Board of Directors meeting for his strong and thoughtful leadership and dedicated service. As a Board member Bill help lead The Parks and Recreation Foundation of Johnson County into the next century and saw JCPRD win two Gold Medals for Excellence in Parks and Recreation Management while guiding the Foundation through some good and not so good economic conditions.

“Bill has served the Foundation Board with great distinction” said Board President Doug Allen. “He has made an exceptional contribution over his 30 years on our Board, providing vision, leadership, insight and philanthropic acumen.”

“On behalf of Johnson County Park & Recreation District, I want to convey our most sincere appreciation to Dr. Hoffman”, said Jill Geller, JCPRD Executive Director. “He has provided great leadership throughout his many years of service on the Foundation Board”.

“It has been a great privilege to serve this great organization for so many years” Hoffman said. “I deeply appreciate having had the opportunity to work alongside so many talented volunteers and professionals.”

In a related matter, The Foundation welcomed two new Board members in Ms. Laura McConwell and Mr. Chris Carroll to The Parks and Recreation Foundation of Johnson County Board of Directors at the October quarterly meeting.