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.


  • Luke Banyots (Student at Davidson High School)
  • David Coyle
  • Melinda Dennis
  • Brian Gara
  • Aayush Kumar (Student at Bradley High School)
  • Mike McDonough (Hilliard School Board Representative)
  • Deryck Richardson
  • Kurt Schooley, Chair
  • Andy Teater, City Council Representative)
  • Maggie West (Student at Darby High School)

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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