WhiteWater’s Executive VP of Business Development, Franceen Gonzales, is on Blooloop’s Top 50 Theme Park Influencers of 2018. Franceen is a huge proponent of safety within the water park industry. Previously the VP of Risk Management and Waterparks for Great Wolf Resorts, Franceen was responsible for safety and risk management, as well as water park operations and maintenance for the company’s 12 water park resorts in North America. Today, Franceen is helping clients all over the world to develop safe water parks that incorporate smooth operations and innovative products.
As a member of the IAAPA Safety Committee, Franceen has chaired the IAAPA Membership Committee, and served on the IAAPA governance and strategic planning committees. She sits on the ASTM International (American Society for Testing and Materials) Board of Directors and has served on numerous ASTM International committees. Currently serving on the board of directors of AIMS (Amusement Industry Manufacturers and Suppliers) and NSPF (National Swimming Pool Foundation), Franceen teaches certifications such as the upcoming AIMS Pool Operators Certification Course. Franceen is also a former board chair and board member of WWA (World Waterpark Association) and the IAAPA board of directors.
Congratulations to Franceen and all those celebrated on the list! For the complete list, read more about it here: https://blooloop.com/blooloop-50-theme-park-influencer-list/#top50