The Parks & Recreation Committee was established by the City Council on November 2, 2015 by Resolution No. 1939.
Meets the 4th Monday of the month at 6:00 p.m. in the City Council Chambers.
Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee Members
|Committee Member||Address||Term Exp.|
|Councilmember Todd Winters||16735 Pratt St.||email@example.com||ex-officio|
|Jim Dean||30170 W. 159th St.||Jim.Dean@gardnerkansas.gov||12/2019|
|Jeff Cordray||650 S. Juniperfirstname.lastname@example.org||12/2018|
|John Bolyard||621 Stone Creek Dr.||John.Bolyard@gardnerkansas.gov||12/2017|
|Laura Nofsinger||454 Birch St.||Laura.Nofsinger@gardnerkansas.gov||12/2017|
|Rex Cummings||206 N. Pear||Rex.Cummings@gardnerkansas.gov||12/2018|
|Molly Keehn||18316 S. Spruce St.||Molly.Keehn@gardnerkansas.gov||12/2018|
Biographical Committee Member Information:
Career: President: Gardner Area Market - Central Bank of the Midwest
Civic Involvement: Gardner Rotary, Chamber of Commerce, Southwest Johnson County EDC, Gardner's Sesquicentennial Celebration and Festival on the Trails
Education: BSE Kansas State Teacher's College, Emporia, KS
Career: PRA Health Sciences in the Project Management Office performing risk identification and escalation to senior management. Previous: Commission analyst and project/program manager for Sprint and church treasurer in Gardner
Civic Involvement: Gardner baseball umpire, as well as a flag football and basketball referee.
Education: BS in Finance from Northwestern Missouri State University
Other Biographical Information: Gardner resident since 2004; wife and two children ages 9 and 6
Career: Technical Switch Ops Tech at Centurylink; Part-time for Carpet Direct Kansas City
Civic Involvement: Voting member of Ducks Unlimited; Volunteer at Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop & Farmstead; Volunteer with Christmas in October; Meals on Wheels volunteer; Salvation Army Angel Tree Program
Education: BS with dual emphasis in Network Communications and Business Management at DeVry University
Other Biographical Information: Married with 2 children; attend New Life Community Church
Career: 40 years in retail; 21 years with Town & Country Supply; 7 years with Orscheln Farm & Home in Ottawa; 12 years with Trails West Ace
Civic: Served on USD 290 School Board in Ottawa for 12 years, 3 years as President; Served on Chamber of Commerce in both Ottawa & Gardner
Education: BA in Recreation from Ottawa University
Other Biographical Information: Member of Leadership Kansas 1988; Married with 2 children
Career: Blue Valley Recreation, Program Coordinator - 1997-current
Civic: Member of Kansas Recreation and Park Association, National Recreation and Park Association; Wheatridge Site Council - 2 years
Education: BS in Recreation from Emporia State University
Other Biographical Information: Married with five children; Member of Divine Mercy Catholic Church
Career: Class "A" licensed general contractor serving the KC Metro for the past ten years
Civic: Served on the City of Gardner's Streets, Sidewalks and Stormwater Advisory Committee
Education: Attended Gardner-Edgerton High School, Baker University and Johnson County Community College.
Other Biological Information: Married with three children; Gardner resident since 1992; Active member of New Life Community Church.
Parks & Recreation Advisory Committee Meeting Agendas and Minutes
|Meeting Title||Meeting Date||Agenda||Minutes|
|Parks & Recreation Advisory Committee||03/27/2017||Agenda||Not Available|
|Joint Worksession: Economic Development and Parks & Recreation Advisory Committees||02/27/2017||AgendaShow||Not Available|
|Parks & Recreation Advisory Committee- CANCELED||02/27/2017||AgendaShow||Not Available|
|Parks & Recreation Advisory Committee||01/23/2017||AgendaShow||Not Available|