Beginning her landmark career in the recreation industry as a volunteer, Fran Wallach had a long career in the park and recreation industry. Fran Wallach was heavily involved in playground safety issues and ASTM.
Lebert Howard Weir was a recreation and park leader, speaker, consultant, and researcher of the early 20th century. He was one of the first field secretaries to be employed by the Playground Association of America, later known as the National Recreation Association.
As a behind-the-scenes leader of the Playground Association of America, Arthur Williams assisted to shape the field of recreation for fifty years in the early 20th century.
Penny Wilson is a professional Playworker who works for the Play Association Tower Hamlets – PATH, a non-profit organization based in the East End of London that supports play in an overcrowded, poor, increasingly urban setting.
A professor at Clemson University, Dr. Brett Wright is also an active researcher concerning park management issues, community impacts, and the importance of nature-based play for children. Brett Wright is the Chairman of the Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management at Clemson...