Vice President of Professional Development, Research and Technology
National Recreation and Park Association
Kevin joined NRPA in 2015 and serves as NRPA's vice president of professional development, research, and technology. Roth leads the research team in its mission to create valuable data and metrics that enhance park and recreation agency performance and make the case for greater and more stable agency funding. He guides the development of innovative in-person and online educational offerings for professionals that advance parks and recreation in their communities. He also oversees the team delivering IT and web services to the association. He has a Ph.D. in economics from George Washington University and a BA in economics from St. Mary’s College of Maryland.