Paul Gilbert, CPRA, NOVA Parks
Creating Value through Innovation
Learn the tools you need to start making innovation part of your agency's DNA. Connect with customers in a new way and add value to your communities by making your facilities and programs fresh and new.
Viking or Farmer
Are you a Viking or a Farmer? Used as a metaphor for leadership and management, explore the different perspectives that can be brought to the task of running a park or recreation facility or agency. Which approaches do we need for a strong future?
Paul Gilbert has been Executive Director of NOVA Parks for 11 years. During that time enterprise revenues have increased 90% and parkland has increased 20%. Paul is the author of two books: High Performance Agencies - the Entrepreneurial Model for Parks, Recreation and Tourism; and Lead like a General. Paul is also the Executive in Residence for the Recreation Management Program at George Mason University.