News: Bristol Resident Madison Fostervold Selected as Recreation Program Assistant
|3/17/2023 12:00:00 AM
Bristol Resident Madison Fostervold selected as Recreation Program Assistant
Bristol, CT – [March 17, 2023] – The City of Bristol Department of Parks, Recreation, Youth and Community Services is pleased to announce the selection of Bristol resident Madison Fostervold to assume the role of Recreation Program Assistant. The Recreation Program Assistant supports the administration of program development, coordination and delivery of high-quality recreational services such as summer camps, enrichment, sports, and special events.
Madison has previously served the department in part-time roles since 2016, working her way from a Recreation Leader to a Summer Camp Director. Madison has also led a variety of recreation programs, directing the department’s Child Care Services during the Covid-19 school shutdowns. In addition to her positions within the BPRYCS Department, Madison has worked for the Bristol Boys and Girls Club as a Youth Development Professional, and an Event Coordinator with UConn Paws and Claws Club.
Recreation Supervisor Amry Shelby stated, “I am very pleased to have Madison joining the team. Madison is a local young professional that already has extensive knowledge of our department and offerings. Madison brings a unique perspective to the Recreation Division and I look forward to seeing the ways that she will positively impact the diverse needs of our community.”
Superintendent Dr. Josh Medeiros added, “Madison was a clear choice for this role. She has been an all-star employee in every job she’s held in the department over the past 7 years and has a positive ‘can-do’ attitude that is infectious. It is a very natural progression for her to seamlessly join our professional administrative team.”
In anticipation of her new role, Madison said, “I am very excited for this opportunity to work with Bristol Parks, Recreation, Youth and Community Services. I’m delighted to work full time with the team that has supported me and helped me grow since I started in 2014 as a Counselor in Training.”
Madison holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Development and Family Sciences from UConn and is currently pursuing her Master’s Degree in Recreation Administration at Southern Connecticut State University. Madison began her full-time service to the department on Monday March 13, 2023 with an annual starting salary of $45,766.