Dyana Martin, CPRP- Recreation Director
Dyana grew up in Concord, NH where she lettered in soccer, softball, and cross country skiing. She moved on to the University of New Hampshire where she earned a B.S. in Leisure Management and Tourism and did her college internship at Walt Disney World in Florida.
In 1993 she landed a job with Hampton Recreation. She has since become a Certified Park and Recreation Professional and a graduate from the Park and Recreation Maintenance Management School, both through the National Recreation and Park Association.
Also while working for the town, Dyana earned an MBA from New Hampshire College. She was elected president of the New England Park Association in 2002, and was the first female president in the organization's 104 years. Over the years she has earned various awards including the Thomas I. Hines Scholarship for the Business Institute for Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Services, the Outstanding Professional Award through the New Hampshire Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, the New England Parks Association President's Award and Past President's Award, as well as being inducted into the New Agenda Northeast: Women's Hall of Fame.
When not at work, Dyana enjoys playing softball, spending time with friends and family, playing with her dog Rex, catching up on her favorite TV shows, and traveling.
René Boudreau- Program Coordinator
René has lived in Hampton Falls for most of his life. He graduated from Plymouth State College in 2000 with a bachelor's degree in Outdoor Recreation. René completed his college internship with the Hampton Recreation and Parks Dept. and soon after landed the Program Coordinator position.
He immediately became involved with the New Hampshire Parks and Recreation Association and became the organization's Vice President. In 2004, he won the organization's Don Heyliger Young Professional Award for service to the Town of Hampton and NHRPA in 2004. In 2006 he was chosen to participate in a group study exchange through the Hampton Rotary where he traveled to the Caribbean and studied recreation programming and management practices in five Caribbean countries.
When not at work you can find Rene fishing, riding his motorcycle or boating.
Liz Premo- Operations Assistant
Even before she was hired by Hampton Parks and Recreation in the spring of 2011, Liz enjoyed a professional relationship with the department for ten years as the community editor of the former Atlantic News. Working together with Dyana and René and other staff members, Liz made it a priority to regularly inform the public about the great selection of programs offered through Hampton Rec. Many of these activities were captured in her articles and photos that were published in both the Atlantic News and 21 Voices/Recreation Guide.
Now that she is a freelance writer associated with the Hampton Union, Liz is still dedicated to letting readers know through various press releases about all the good stuff Hampton Rec. has to offer to the public.
When she's not writing, computing, answering phones, or figuring out how to use RecTrac, Liz enjoys spending time with family and friends, taking part in church activities at Faith Community, and appreciating the arts, particularly concerts and live theatre.
Brandon Mattison-Operations Assistant
Brandon has grown up in Hampton all his life. Brandon played sports year round; Soccer, Basketball, and Baseball, at both Sacred Heart and at St. Thomas along with a number of rec sports programs. Along with doing community service early on with the Recreation Deptartment, Brandon worked as a camp counselor for 7 summers at Tuck Camp. Brandon graduated with a B.S. in Sports Management from Husson University in 2013.
When he is not at work, Brandon can either be found playing softball or spending time with his family.