Abe accepts his Board Member of the Year Award
2008 Board Member of the Year Award
Congratulations are extended to Abraham H. Parks as our recipient of the 2008 Board Member of the Year Award This is the first time the Award has been presented and he is very worthy of it. Abe has contributed significantly to the success of Teenarama Incorporated. He served as the Membership Liaison Chair and assumed his duties responsibly. He is credited with redesigning our marketing brochure; maintaining the Membership Directory; developing business cards for the Board. Additionally, Abe wrote the proposal for our 2008 Scholarship Cruise. Abe is a native Washingtonian and a graduate of Calvin Coolidge High School who attended classes at American University. He is a former Marine, honorably discharged after serving in Viet Nam on the Medical Battalion.
Abe retired with the rank of Police Commander after 31 years with the Washington DC Metropolitan Police Department. He rose through the ranks quickly and helped draft the first domestic violence policy for the District of Columbia. Abe also served on many Boards and Task Force such as the DC Police & Fireman's Retirement.