Parks and Recreation Commission

Parks & Rec Commission

Member Name Term Expires 
Marriott Sheldon  June 30, 2023
Shelly Ryan  June 30, 2023
Travis Kiker June 30, 2023
Thomas Gull June 30, 2024
Lewis Piner June 30, 2022 
Vacancy June 30, 2023
Crystal McFaden  June 30, 2023

The Parks and Recreation Commission is composed of seven voting members who meet to discuss the operation and development of recreation, parks, and playgrounds in an advisory capacity to the Town’s Parks and Recreation Department. The commission shall submit rules and regulations concerning the operation and conduct of the recreational facilities operated by the Parks and Recreation Department to the Board of Commissioners for adoption and approval. It is responsible for planning and coordinating recreational programs and activities for the citizens of the town. The duty of the Parks and Recreation Commission is to provide citizen input in relation to the operation and development of Town-owned park property. The Parks and Recreation Commission also raises tree awareness in Wendell and makes recommendations to the Board of Commissioners on trees located on public property within the town limits. The Board members serve as the lead for the Town’s Annual Arbor Day celebration.

The Parks and Recreation Commission meets the first Tuesday of every month at 6:30 pm in Wendell Town Hall, 15 E Fourth Street. 

Staff Contacts for the Parks and Recreation Commission are Parks and Recreation Director Jeff Polaski and Recreation Supervisor Phillip Smith. They can be reached at (919) 366-2266

Terms are for three years.