Hall of Fame




NDRPA Hall of Fame 25th Inductee: Dennis Nybo

NDRPA Hall of Fame 24th Inductee: Tim Kuntz

Nominations are now open for the Hall of Fame recognition in 2022. To nominate an individual, please submit the NDRPA Hall of Fame nomination form by July 15. 

Induction into the NDRPA Hall of Fame is the highest honor bestowed on its members. Twenty-five individuals have been inducted since 1994.

Qualifications for Hall of Fame

NDRPA shall recognize outstanding parks and recreation professionals in its Hall of Fame who are eligible if they meet at least two of the following three criteria:
1. 50 years old
2. 20 years of parks and recreation service in North Dakota
3. Retirement

The candidate’s nomination shall be judged on the following criteria:

  • A successful record of accomplishment in the parks and recreation field in North Dakota.
  • Active participation in the NDRPA shall be a high consideration.


NDRPA Hall of Fame Members

Short biographies and photos of all members are provided below. In addition, all members are recognized with plaques at the North Dakota Sports Hall of Fame in the Jamestown Civic Center.