Dr. Sonya Reddick Shaw has served in local government parks and recreation for 27 years, spending the past 15 years as parks and recreation director. She has successfully served in the communities of Chapel Hill, Goldsboro and Garner leading communities through collaborative partnership building, community engagement initiatives and national accreditation. Dr. Shaw travels the country speaking on leadership development at local, state and national conferences. Her career interests include advocacy for educational and professional development opportunities of underrepresented students and young professionals in parks and recreation. Currently, she is an Adjunct Professor in the Kinesiology & Recreational Administration Department at North Carolina Central University (NCCU).
Dr. Shaw obtained her B.A in Recreation Administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Masters in Public Administration from NCCU, and Doctorate Degree in Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management from North Carolina State University. In addition to serving as Past-President of NCRPA, Dr. Shaw is President-Elect of National Recreation and Park Ethnic Minority Society. She is a Board Regent for NRPA Supervisors’ Management School and Practitioner Rep. for the Council on Accreditation of Parks, Recreation, Tourism and Related Professions.
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