Parks and Recreation Commission


Name Email Phone Term expires
Jennifer Baskin - Vice Chair
Email Jennifer Baskin n/a April 30, 2024
Aurora Brosnan
Email Aurora Brosnan
April 30, 2025
Marc Bryman Email Marc Bryman
April 30, 2023
Peter Diepenbrock Email Peter Diepenbrock n/a April 30, 2023
Peter Joshua Email Peter Joshua
n/a April 30, 2025
Dana Payne Email Dana Payne n/a April 30, 2022
David Thomas - Chair
Email David Thomas
April 30, 2024


Roles and responsibilities

The Parks and Recreation Commission is charged primarily with advising the City Council on matters related to City programs and facilities dedicated to recreation.

Commission priorities

  • Those programs and facilities established primarily for the participation of and/or use by residents of the City, including adequacy and maintenance of such facilities as parks and playgrounds, recreation buildings, facilities and equipment
  • Adequacy, operation and staffing of recreation programs
  • Modification of existing programs and facilities to meet developing community needs
  • Long range planning and regional coordination concerning park and recreational facilities

Staff liaison

Nick Szegda

Assistant Library Services Director


Meetings and recordings

Parks and Recreation Commission meetings are generally held the 4th Wednesday of the month and begin at 6:30 p.m. All meeting dates and times are subject to change.

View meeting videos

City Council liaison