Parks & Recreation Advisory Board

Regular Meetings

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes


  • Jerry Carter - District 3 (Chair)
  • Molly Bishop - District 4 (Vice Chair)
  • Don Koerner - Mayoral Appointee
  • Nancy Janssen - District 1
  • Tamara Aquino -  District 2
  • Jason Aquirre - District 5
  • David Morehead - District 6
  • David Parrish - District 7 
  • Vacant - District 8

About the Board

The Parks and Recreation Board is a citizen advisory board appointed by the Mayor and City Council to provide recommendations to the Council and to establish policies regarding Garland’s parks system and recreation programs. Established in 1956, the Parks and Recreation Board consists of nine members who serve two-year terms. Meetings are open to the public.

The Tree Board is made up of the Parks and Recreation Board and was established to encourage and facilitate the establishment of wooded areas on park properties owned or controlled by the City of Garland.

Contact the Board

The Parks and Recreation Board may be contacted through the Parks and Recreation office by calling 972-205-2750 or by emailing Parks and Recreation.