Parks & Recreation Board


  • Last Monday of the month


  • Kim Bowmaster (County)
    Term Expires: December 31, 2023
  •  _____________(City)
    Term Expires: June 30, 2024
  • Cyndia Haggard, Chair (City)
    Term Expires: June 30, 2024
  • Justin Lee (City)
    Term Expires: June 30, 2025
  • Merry White (City)
    Term Expires: March 31, 2026
  • Eric Cameron (County)
    Term Expires: June 30, 2026
  • Linda Gruenhagen (County)
    Term Expires: June 30, 2026


The Parks and Recreation Board was established in November of 1979 by Ordinance Number 3237, under the direction of Article V, Section 5.1 of the City Charter. 

Goals & Duties

The Board is responsible for controlling, managing, and operating our city parks for the general enjoyment of the public. The Board prepares proposals regarding programs and fees to be presented to the City Council. The Board is made up of seven members and may include Nevada and Vernon County residents with the majority chosen from City residents. The members serve a three-year term.