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parks and recreation director

Mary Austin Crofts, American parks and recreation director. Recipient Trails Achievement award Idaho Trails Council, 1992, Alexander Calder Conservation award The Foundation, 1991. Committee member City of Ketchum, Idaho, since 1984. Member Idaho Recreation and Parks Association (board directors, president 1984-1996, Fellowship award 1995), Sun Valley/Ketchom Chamber of Commerce (Citizen of Year 1991), Hailey Chamber of Commerce.

Background

Crofts, Mary Austin was born on August 4, 1949 in Jackson, Minnesota, United States. Daughter of Leo Leslie and Rose Marie (Huschka) Austin.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Kansas, 1971.

Career

Production manager, Christenson, Barclay & Shaw, Kansas City, Missoury, 1971-1973;vice president production, Barkley & Evergreen, Kansas City, 1973-1979;vice president, account supervisor, BlackBerry&W Advertising, Boise, Idaho., 1979-1981;director marketing, Sun Valley (Idaho) Health Institute, 1981-1982;managing editor, Commtek Public, Hailey, Idaho., 1982-1983;executive director, Blaine County Recreation District, Hailey, since 1984.

Membership

Committee member City of Ketchum, Idaho, since 1984. Member Idaho Recreation and Parks Association (board directors, president 1984-1996, Fellowship award 1995), Sun Valley/Ketchom Chamber of Commerce (Citizen of Year 1991), Hailey Chamber of Commerce.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: hiking, camping, skiing, photography, raising dogs.

Connections

Married Kimberly Keith Crofts, June 20, 1987. Stepchildren: Tyler, Ryan.

father:
Leo Leslie Austin

mother:
Rose Marie (Huschka) Austin

spouse:
Kimberly Keith Crofts

child:
Tyler Crofts

child:
Ryan Crofts