Recreation and Parks Advisory Committee

The committee will provide recommendations and advice on a variety of topics, including development of existing parkland; recreational facilities; trails and bikeways; health, wellness, and recreational programming; and updates to strategic plans. Major topics to be considered will include the future Community Center and the development of athletic fields and other park amenities.

The Committee consists of ten (10) volunteer members who are residents of Hilliard.


  • Kurt Schooley, Chair
  • Michael Lentz, Vice Chair
  • Melinda Dennis
  • Brian Gara
  • David Coyle
  • Deryck Richardson
  • Mike McDonough (Hilliard School Board Representative)
  • Christopher Kobs (High School Student)
  • Prince Tabung (High School Student)
  • Andy Teater, City Council Representative)

The advisory committee meets on dates and times it deems necessary to fulfill its purpose and to meet deadlines as required by Hilliard City Council. All meetings will be open to the public.

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