What I Am with Kristin Wierenga, Woodburn Recreation and Parks

Posted on May 7, 2015

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Welcome to our new member feature. We’ve all heard the excuse “I’m too busy” so we’ve simplified our feature to illicit short, meaningful responses for our new members. As a side note, ELGL is adamantly opposed to the excuse, “I’m too busy.”

KW_-_RuppKristin Wierenga is the City of Woodburn (OR) Recreation and Parks Services Manager after serving for three years as the Aquatic Program Supervisor. Prior to entering the Parks and Recreation industry, Kristin worked for a destination marketing organization (DMO) and marketed City parks and services to the community.

What I Am Afraid Of:
Getting bored in a position
What I Am Watching:
tumblr_mr4khz1GO41qcm0m3o1_500Bachelorette in 2 weeks!
What I Am Reading:
Money: Master the Game by Tony Robbins (about smart investments)
What I Want From ELGL:
Networking and education
What I Wish Local Government Did Better: 
Cut the waste and adopted more of a business model
What I Wish I Was Doing (Instead of Completing This Questionnaire):
Drinking Starbucks
What I Consider As My Career Accomplishments:
Achieved a 50% cost recovery with our Aquatic Facility while increasing revenue at a minimum of 10% for the last 4 years straight.
What I Am Listening To: 
An indie folk music compilation
What I Wish People Knew About Me: 
I am a garden nerd
What I Wish Would Go Away:
Red tape in government
What I Think of Professional Associations: 
Love them
What I Wished You Asked Me: 
Family life: I have a husband, a 2 year old daughter who makes me smile and find joy in every day and a fun 4 year old border collie mix

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