WEST ROXBURY, MA, OCTOBER 26, 2021 – New England PVA is pleased to announce and welcome Steve Robinson as its new Executive Director. Steve will be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day administrative control of the organization and driving the success of its many service and membership related programs.
Steve has over thirteen years of diverse non-profit and recreational leadership experience. Steve spent six years at the National Ability Center in Park City, Utah overseeing one of the largest adaptive outdoor recreation programs in the country. During his tenure at the NAC, he was personally responsible for creating one of the first veteran’s mountain biking programs that eventually served as a model for programs around the country. In addition to many years in the adaptive sports field, Steve spent seven years working at various institutions of higher education directing recreational sports departments. Most recently Steve served as the Executive Director of Recreation and Wellness at Beloit College and previously The College of William and Mary and Florida Gulf Coast University.
Steve comes to New England PVA with a strong desire to use his passion and skills to enliven existing programs and create new and innovative opportunities for the New England membership to flourish in their lives. Steve said, “I have a passion for developing community, creating lasting and meaningful relationships, and mostly serving those men and women who sacrificed so much for us all.”
Steve holds a BS and MS in Recreation and Leisure Services Administration from Florida State University. Steve is also a Certified Professional Adaptive Ski and Mountain Bike Instructor, as well as a USA Cycling Level 3 Certified Coach.
Steve lives in Medway, MA with his wife Chelsea and daughter Cali (age 3). When not in the office, you can find him cycling, playing with his family and gardening in the warmer months.
For more information, please contact Chapter President Michael Negrete at 800-660-1181.