Board of Commissioners

Parks and Recreation Commission

The Parks and Recreation Commission is appointed by the Board of Commissioners and in general, its function is to oversee, plan, develop, preserve, administer, maintain and operate public parks and recreational facilities in Kalamazoo County.  The Parks and Recreation Commission meets the first Thursday of each month at 3:00 p.m. at the County Expo Center Building.  The Parks Commission reviews matters dealing with all Kalamazoo County Government Parks & Expo Center.  Appointments are made for three-year terms of office.  Contact:  David Rachowicz at 269-383-8778.

Board Members Term Expiration
Sandra Bliesener (Planning Commissioner)County Planning Commission
Steve Grieve (General Public)12/31/2023
Michael Harrison (General Public)12/31/2023
Marion Hill (General Public)12/31/2022
Thomas Matteson (General Public)12/31/2023
Robert Moore (General Public)12/31/2024
Dale Shugars (County Board of Commissions)Commissioner
Larry Stehouwer (Road Commissioner)Road Commissioner
Toni Thompson (General Public)12/31/2022
Jason Wiersma (Drain Commissioner)Drain Commissioner

Further information can be obtained by calling the Board of Commissioners Office at 269-384-8111.