June 19, 2017
For Immediate Release
MSCR Executive Director to Retire
Madison School & Community Recreation (MSCR) Executive Director Lucy Chaffin is retiring on Friday, June 23 after 21 years of service. MSCR, a department of the Madison Metropolitan School District, offers a variety of recreation programs for all ages at more than 150 locations.
During her tenure, Chaffin lead the department from 34,000 annual enrollments to more than 117,000. She has worked to implement these initiatives and accomplishments:
Chaffin has nearly 40 years experience as a recreation and park professional working in the states of Oregon, Alaska, and Iowa before coming to Madison.
According to Phillip Duffy, President, Friends of MSCR Board, “Lucy’s leadership has been instrumental to the success of the Friends’ ability to raise money and provide grants we have supported over the past thirteen years. Lucy initiated the Friends of MSCR which has provided thousands of dollars to support community recreation and services.”
MSCR, a department of the Madison Metropolitan School District, is Madison’s public recreation resource serving the community since 1926. Programs include adventure, arts & enrichment, camps, childcare, fitness, sports, swimming, afterschool and more. Please go to www.mscr.org or call 608-204-3000 for more information.