FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Greene County Director of Parks and Recreation Justin Bullock has been elected 2024 President of the Virginia Recreation and Park Society (VRPS) Board of Directors this week. Bullock celebrated his second year as Director of the Greene County Department of Parks and Recreation this spring, where he has focused on expanding the recreational offerings to Greene County residents and improving the facilities. Bullock believes strongly in the positive impact of parks and recreation in the lives of individuals, beginning his journey in the field 14 years ago working summer childcare camps. Since that time, he has worked in Morale, Welfare, and Recreation, Major League Baseball, and diverse areas of parks and recreation. He is finishing his tenure as Vice President of the Virginia Recreation and Park Society Board of Directors.
“I see Justin Bullock work hard every day, bringing his expertise, creativity, and passion to Greene County Parks and Recreation,” said Greene County Administrator Cathy Schafrik. “I am pleased to see the external recognition of Justin’s talent.”
Bullock is a graduate of the VRPS Leadership Training Institute, the 2016 VRPS Jesse A. Reynolds Memorial Scholarship award winner, and recipient of the 2013 VRPS Outstanding New Professional Award. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Recreation and Tourism Studies from Old Dominion University with emphasis in Recreation and Tourism Management and is a graduate of the Helms School of Government at Liberty University with a Master of Arts degree in Public Policy/Public Administration.
In his spare time, Bullock enjoys watching sports, gardening at home, and serving within his local community. He previously served as a board member with the Louisa Arts Center, Rappahannock River Youth Football League and is currently Youth Director at the Rising Sun Baptist Church in Mineral. He and his wife, Portia, reside in Louisa County with their two children Kylese, 10, and Kameron, 7, rabbit, Swirl, and chocolate Lab, Benji. The Bullocks are expecting their third daughter in early 2024 and he looks forward to continuing to serve the state organization, its recreation professionals, and the residents of Greene County into the future.
The Greene County Community Park is at 512 Jeri Allen Way in Ruckersville. For more information about Greene County Parks and Recreation, visit greenecountyva.myrec.com. For more information about Greene County Government, visit greenecountyva.gov.