District Awards

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Since its founding in 1934, the East Bay Regional Park District has led the charge in creating and fostering a forward-looking agency. We are constantly evaluating and adapting to changing landscapes to protect our parklands and to stay relevant and effective to the public we serve. We are committed to excellence and accountability within our agency and to collaboration across agencies, community organizations and businesses to leverage our collective resources and knowledge for the greatest impact.

Over the years, the Park District has been recognized by peers, credentialing authorities and accrediting organizations for our leadership in financial management, public safety service, land preservation, land use planning, innovation, programming, and community services.

We are especially proud to have received repeated awards and recognition for the following:

  • Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA): Distinguished Budget Presentation Award Winner from 2005 to 2019 for our comprehensive budget documents that meet program criteria as a policy document, as an operations guide, as a financial plan, and as a communications device.
  • Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA): Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from 2000 to 2019 for our comprehensive annual financial reports that evidence the spirit of transparency and full disclosure
  • Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA): Law Enforcement Accreditation in 2010 and Advanced Law Enforcement Reaccreditation 2013. Advanced Law Enforcement Reaccreditation With Excellence in 2016. The accreditation recognizes our Police Department for excellence in public safety services, professional law enforcement and management.

Recently, the District was awarded:


Below are  awards and recognition that our Park District, Board of Directors and staff received over the years.


  • California Association of Public Information Officials (CAPIO), Excellence in Public Information and Communications (EPIC) Award - Outstanding Marketing and PromotionalEBRPD 85th Anniversary and Regional Parks Foundation 50th Anniversary
  • North American Rock Garden Society (NARGS), Frank Cabot Public Rock Garden Award: Regional Parks Botanic Garden in Tilden Regional Park
  • American Planning Association (APA)
    Innovation in Green Community Planning, Award of Merit: Judge John Sutter Regional Shoreline, Team: EBRPD & Caltrans
    Planning Pioneer: Award of Excellence: General Manager Robert E. Doyle
  • California Association of Recreation and Park Districts (CARPD)
    - Outstanding Community Outreach Campaign Award: EBRPD 85th Anniversary and Regional Parks Foundation 50th Anniversary
    - Outstanding Community Organization/Partner Award: Regional Parks Foundation
    - Outstanding General Manager: General Manager Robert E. Doyle
  • Public Lands Alliance (PLA), Outstanding Public Engagement Award: EBRPD 85th Anniversary & Regional Parks Foundation 50th Anniversary (Video)
  • Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce (PCC), Green Business Community Service Award: East Bay Regional Park District
  • Alameda Chamber of Commerce (ACC), Business Excellence Award: Robert W. Crown Beach and Crab Cove Visitor Center and Aquarium












2008 - 2005