Tim Herd is a passionate advocate for our natural assets and the vital benefits they provide. He develops collaborations for leadership in connecting people to nature and building vibrant, sustainable communities.
A career chief executive with extensive experience in both private and public sector enterprises, Tim Herd is an accomplished administrator, naturalist, educator and communicator.
“Connective leadership is relational at its core—cultivating and motivating your human resources, and connecting them in personal and sustained commitments to realize results.”
Tim founded America’s first fully mobile environmental education center, and has been nationally recognized for his “commitment and exceptional contributions to the stewardship of America’s natural and cultural resources.”
He is the former publisher of the MasterPoint e-newsletter interpreting power principles for leaders and managers. His syndicated columns and features have included Leadership Living, Nature Newswatch and Tim Herd’s Watchable Wildlife Guide.
A Certified Park and Recreation Executive, Tim is the honored recipient of the Shelburne Environmental Leadership Award.
Tim’s blog, Scene & Herd, offers commentary on building relational leadership and living successfully in challenging times.
He currently serves as the CEO of the Pennsylvania Recreation and Park Society and as Secretary of the National Recreation and Park Association’s Council of State Executive Directors. He also sits on the national Advisory Board of Parks and Recreation magazine.