Parks and Recreation Advisory Board

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Meetings:   5:30 pm - 8:30 pm, September 6, 2018 and November 1, 2018.  2019 dates coming soon.   

Place: Downtown Administration Office, 501 E. Main Street (subject to change)

Membership: 9 members (7 citizens; 1 School representative; 1 Planning Commission representative)

Term: 3 years

Purpose: The Advisory Board shall serve as the advisory body for the Charlottesville City Council. The Advisory Board shall serve as liaison to the Charlottesville City Council between the Park and Recreation Department and citizens of the City of Charlottesville. The Advisory Board shall consult with and advise said bodies in matters affecting parks and recreation promotion, marketing, membership, programming, planning, and other leisure services related aspects of the Parks and Recreation program, and to input its long-range planning for resources for capital projects for rehabilitation, design and/or development for indoor/outdoor recreation.


Department of Parks and Recreation at 434-970-3260 or email at:

 Current Members:

  • David J. Hirschmann - Chair
  • Ruth Barnett - Vice Chair 
  • Hosea Mitchell (Planning Commission Representative)
  • Jennifer McKeever (School Board Representative) 
  • Llezelle A. Dugger
  • Anne Hemenway
  • Jennifer Slack

Agendas and Meeting Minutes