ARPA is structured as five regions in an effort to localize park and recreation training opportunities.

Kara King

Kara King

Northwest Region Director
Trails Coordinator
Rogers Parks and Recreation
Term Ends Fall 2025

kking@rogersar.gov

Brandon Shrader

Brandon Shrader

Northeast Region Director
Assistant Director
City of Jonesboro
Term End Fall 2024

870-933-4604
bshrader@jonesboro.org

Grant Watts

Grant Watts

Central Region Director
Coordinator of Intramural Sports
University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Term Ends Fall 2024

501-916-5987
watts.grant@gmail.com

Adam Dalby

Adam Dalby

Southwest Region Director
Director of Parks and Recreation
City of Texarkana
Term Ends Fall 2025

Adam.Dalby@txkusa.org

Diann Smith

Diann Smith

Southeast Region Director
Recreational Therapist
Central AR Veterans Healthcare System
Term Ends Fall 2024

diannsmith@hotmail.com