Ron Vine and Associates

“Making Citizen Opinions Matter”

Ron Vine and Associates is the only firm in the country focused exclusively on unleashing the full power and influence of your citizens’ voices in developing and sustaining their Vision for community parks and recreation facilities, programs and services.

RVA has worked with on over 700 parks and recreation studies in 47 states, including conducting more than 600 statistically valid surveys, leading more than 500 focus groups and stakeholder interviews, working on over 400 parks and recreation master plans and strategic plans and assisting through public involvement efforts in passing voter approved bond elections resulting in over $2 billion in funding for parks, trails and recreation facilities and services.

As we face an era of increased citizen demand for parks and recreation services and the challenges of addressing those demands, using the power of effective citizen involvement in parks and recreation planning and decision-making is more important than ever.

Citizen Driven Services

Master Plans
Strategic Plans
Needs Assessments
Staff Training
Focus Groups
Stakeholder Interviews
Survey Design
SWOT Analysis
Action Plans
Demand/Supply Level of Service Standards

I have worked with Ron Vine on multiple public engagement projects as components of our Department’s Long Range Master and Strategic Plans. Ron is exceptional when it comes to developing public involvement processes that build trust and buy-in leading to implementation. His background in parks and recreation management, combined with his experience on over 600 projects across the country make him highly skilled at analyzing public input findings, developing actionable recommendations and presenting results to Boards and staffs.
Mick Renneisen, Administrator
Parks and Recreation Department, Bloomington, Indiana

For a free discussion of how Ron Vine and Associates can assist you, please call Ron at 913-747-5524 or click here.