Wisconsin Park and Recreation Association

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Wisconsin Park and Recreation Association is a statewide voluntary organization dedicated to enriching the professional and educational opportunities available to leisure service personnel in parks, recreation, therapeutic recreation and related fields, so that they may better service the needs of their communities and or participants, and to advocate and promote the benefits of parks and leisure services to the general public.

Lobbying Interests:
Legislation and administrative policies as they relate to public issues of concern and impact on parks, recreation, aquatic, therapeutic recreation and natural resource related professionals.

CEO Name:
Jennifer Rzepka
Executive Director

Contact
JR
Jennifer Rzepka
6737 W. Washington Street, Suite 4210
Milwaukee, WI 53214
(414) 423-1210
Jennifer@wpraweb.org
http://www.wpraweb.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Andrew Engel Exclusive Duties Yes Authorized On 1/13/2020 Withdrawn On N/A
Catherine McDermott Exclusive Duties Yes Authorized On 1/13/2020 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 735
Assembly Bill 735
Relating to: harassment of a sports official and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/20/2020
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 895
Assembly Bill 895
Relating to: construction of or improvements to indoor, athletic or aquatic athletic facilities, granting bonding authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
2/12/2020
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 657
Senate Bill 657
Relating to: harassment of a sports official and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/20/2020
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

Safety, maintenance, and operation of public pools and water attractions
Agency Name
Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (ATCP)

Subject
Safety, maintenance, and operation of public pools and water attractions

SS 005_20
None
Notification Date
3/6/2020
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Policy (including orders) as a result of COVID-19
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Policy (including orders) as a result of COVID-19

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
3/24/2020
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Zoning regulation and dedication of park land
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Zoning regulation and dedication of park land

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
2/7/2020
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Wisconsin Retirement System
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Wisconsin Retirement System

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
2/7/2020
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Aquatics, public pool licensing, swimming instruction and other matters relating to water activities.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Aquatics, public pool licensing, swimming instruction and other matters relating to water activities.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
2/7/2020
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Regulation and funding for parks and recreation programs.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Regulation and funding for parks and recreation programs.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
2/7/2020
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

The Knowles-Nelson Stewardship Program
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
The Knowles-Nelson Stewardship Program

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
2/7/2020
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2020
January - June
$11,425.00
2020
July - December
$10,800.00
Total $22,225.00
Total Hours Communicating 2020
January - June
2.75
2020
July - December
0.25
Total 3.00
Total Hours Other 2020
January - June
108.75
2020
July - December
72.25
Total 181.00

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: construction of or improvements to indoor, athletic or aquatic athletic facilities, granting bonding authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
15 %
2020
July - December
Total 9 %

Budget Bill Subjects

No budget bill subjects found.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
10 %
Total 4 %

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
35 %
2020
July - December
15 %
Total 27 %
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
25 %
Total 10 %

Minor Efforts

(Time spent on matters each of which accounted for less than 10% of the organization's lobbying.)

Minor Efforts
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
10 %
2020
July - December
10 %
Total 10 %

Other Matters

Includes time spent on:

  • Gubernatorial nominations
  • Matters on which the organization made no lobbying communication

Other Matters
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
40 %
2020
July - December
40 %
Total 40 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures