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Up County Recreation Advisory Board
Advisory Board Information

This Board advises the County Executive, County Council, and the Department of Recreation, and the Planning Board on regional recreation and park needs. The Board encourages the development of desirable parks and recreational opportunities, and advises and makes recommendations to appropriate officials on matters concerning budgets, recreation programs, services, and facilities.

The Board is composed of nine regular members and two alternates. Alternates serve in place of an absent member and assume a regular member's position if there is a resignation. Members must reside in the Upcounty region of Montgomery County. This area includes the neighborhoods of Germantown, Barnesville, Laytonsville, Poolesville, Clarksburg, Damascus and North Potomac. The service area comprises approximately ½ of Montgomery County and is bordered on the north by Frederick County, on the west by the Potomac river, on the east by Route 124 and on the south by the Gaithersburg and Potomac.

Members serve a three year term without compensation.

Up County Recreation Advisory Board 2011-2012
Vacant, Chair Vacant, Vice Chair
Dipali Shah Valerie Oliver
Chuck Walker Vernard McBeath
Ron Welke

Lt. Linus Louketis Clarice Runkles
Joanne Roberts
Joanne Roberts, Area II Region Recreation Supervisor:
240-777-6946, or email:
Feel free to send topics of interest, concerns or feedback for board review.

To Apply:

If you are interested in serving on the UCRAB, write a letter of interest to:
or mail to:
County Executive Isiah Leggett
Executive Office Building
101 Monroe St.
Rockville, Md., 20850