Booster Clubs & Community Advisory Teams (CAT)
Booster Club Information
There are twenty-one (21) officially recognized NORDC Booster Clubs for the 2014 calendar year.
For a full listing, including officer email addresses, please click here.
Please call Deborah Langhoff at 504.658.3017 for additional information.
Community Advisory Teams (CAT)
The Mayor's Neighborhood Engagement Office was asked in 2011 to develop a Neighborhood Participation Process (NPP) for the New Orleans Recreation Development Commission (NORDC). After more than 15 months researching, discussing and vetting with NORDC staff, commissioners and the general community,the NORDC NPP was approved during NORDC’s January 2013 public meeting.
For a full listing of NORDC CAT teams and contacts please Click here.
For more information about the NORDC NPP and for a CAT membership application, please click here.
View Monthly NORDC NPP Status Update in its entirety here
Information Sharing: CATs Update with all district teams is shared monthly. Updates include CAT meeting minutes, information on upcoming NORDC programming as well as a schedule of NORDC meetings.
CATs City-wide Themes: Communication Strategies include vetting ideas and/or suggestions to NORDC as well as NORDC to CATs.
NPP Next Steps:
Finalize new list of parks and playgrounds by new council districts -July 2014.
Additional District CATs-3rd Quarter Goals to be established.
Boost CAT Meeting Attendance by assisting CATs with outreach efforts.
Upcoming months include district CAT elections, Fall Orientation, and Quarterly Leadership Training.
The Mayor’s Neighborhood Engagement Office & NORDC Invite Residents to
Join NORDC Community Advisory Teams
The New Orleans Recreation Development Commission (NORDC) is actively seeking residents to join the NORDC Neighborhood Participation Process (NPP). The NORDC NPP creates 15 location-based Community Advisory Teams (CAT), three per a council district. CATs are the foundational structure for community participation at the neighborhood level with NORDC.
CAT membership is open to any New Orleans resident eight (8) years old or older interested in recreation. Membership is a twelve (12) month commitment with an opportunity for residents to work with NORDC staff, neighbors and commissioners on recommended recreation improvements that will ensure the communities concerns are a top priority.
For more information or to complete an online application click here ; applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis. A membership application is also attached to this email along with more information on NORDC NPP. Completed applications can be submitted to the Neighborhood Engagement Office, faxed to 504.658.4969, or emailed to email@example.com.
For more information contact Greg Lawson at (504) 658-4965 or firstname.lastname@example.org.