Education presented in partnership with the Florida Recreation & Park Association
Parks and recreation professionals are frequently tasked to develop innovative solutions to big community challenges. How do we as leaders develop and promote innovative behaviors among our employees and peers? This session will define the progression of innovative behaviors and offer tips on how you can inspire innovation among your team.
Ryan Murphy, MA, MPS, CPRE, Emergency Management Officer (Training Specialist), Sarasota County Emergency Management
About Ryan: Ryan Murphy serves as Policy and Strategic Initiatives Coordinator for Sarasota County Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources. He has held multiple roles at Sarasota County since 2013 beginning as the county archaeologist then joining Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources in 2015 as a Parks Specialist. Prior to joining Sarasota County Ryan worked as an archaeologist performing cultural resource assessment surveys and as a museum curator for nearly ten years. Ryan holds two master’s degrees; one in Humanities with a concentration in History and another in Organizational Leadership. He also holds two graduate certificates; one in Cognitive Archaeology and the other in Human Resource Management. In 2019 Ryan graduated from the FRPA Abrahams Academy and holds the Certified Parks and Recreation Professional (CPRP) designation from the National Recreation and Parks Association. In his free time Ryan enjoys spending time with his wife and two young children. They especially enjoy visiting parks and exploring with his family. He is also an avid sporting clays shooter and frequently participates in charity tournaments.
This course is eligible for .1 CEUs
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