News Flash Home
The original item was published from 1/25/2021 8:56:14 AM to 3/1/2021 11:00:11 PM.

News Flash

News Releases

Posted on: January 25, 2021

[ARCHIVED] James City County Recreation Services Administrator Leads State Society

Arlana_News Flash

The Virginia Recreation & Park Society (VRPS) Board of Directors elected Arlana Fauntleroy president for 2021. Fauntleroy began her one-year term Jan. 1. The mission of VRPS is to unite all professionals, students, and interested lay persons engaged in the field of recreation, parks, and other leisure services in the Commonwealth of Virginia. With over 25 years of leadership and advocacy experience, Fauntleroy’s strongest attributes are commitment, accountability and working seamlessly with diverse groups. In partnership with state-wide members and leaders, she’ll lead VRPS and the parks and recreation profession forward.  

Fauntleroy is Recreation Services Administrator for Parks & Recreation and a graduate of Old Dominion University, receiving a Bachelor of Science in Recreation and Tourism Studies and Master of Public Administration. She leads a division comprised of 20 full-time staff and 50 plus part-time staff and volunteers. She is responsible for guiding the comprehensive programming, budget development, strategic planning, marketing and evaluation of 10 program areas - youth, teens, seniors, neighborhood outreach, inclusion, therapeutic recreation, special events, special interests, sports and outdoors. 

For more information on VRPS, call 804-730-9447 or visit the website at

Media Contact:
Veda McMullen, Senior Communications Coordinator; 757-259-5415

Additional Info...
Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in News Releases

Robbery Suspects

Police Investigate Robbery

Posted on: June 8, 2021
Officer of the Year, Mike Ferriero

Police Announce Service Awards

Posted on: May 21, 2021
Chief Peterson posing in uniform

Peterson Selected as Police Chief

Posted on: May 18, 2021

Outdoor Fitness Stations Installed

Posted on: May 17, 2021
Job Fair_Flash

Parks & Recreation Is Hiring!

Posted on: April 5, 2021