Countywide Recreation & Parks Advisory Board

The Board is comprised of Montgomery County residents interested in working on matters relating to recreation/park policies and services, and assisting in developing, as well as maintaining, relationships with various agencies in the County on matters affecting recreation and park programs and services.

The Board also recommends budget items and new facilities to the Recreation Director and the Parks Director, and appears at special Recreation Department and Park Department functions.

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Countywide Recreation & Parks Advisory Board 2024

  • Melanie Stickle - Chair
  • Hannah Hutton- Vice Chair


Down County

Ann Horton

Michael Ricci

Melanie Stickle

East County

Kelli Hudson

Robera Tasissa

Pending appt.


Michael Jacknis

Duncan Mullis

Robin Sparer

Up County

Aravind Banda

Gustavo Delgado

Gislene Tasayco

At Large

Amy Beal

Yolanda Goettsch

Hannah Hutton

John Plate

Edward Krauze

Pending appt.


Executive Committee

  • Melanie Stickle, Chair
  • Hannah Hutton, Vice Chair
  • Aravind Banda
  • Yolanda Goettsch
  • Gislene Tasayco

Ex-Officio Members

  • Derek Ross, Community Use of Public Facilities (CUPF)
  • Tonya Gilchrist, Commission for People with Disabilities
  • Myriam Paul, Community Action Board
  • Kendell Matthews  , Commission on Aging
  • Gregory Kellner, Montgomery County Public Schools  

Montgomery County Recreation Staff

  • Robin Riley, Director
  • Adriane Clutter, Division Chief
  • Carmen Berrios, Division Chief
  • Jason Fasteau, Staff
  • Janet Dixon, Staff

Montgomery County Parks Staff

  • Gary Burnett, Deputy Director
  • Henry Coppola, Division Chief
  • Sandra Samuel, Staff

Meetings occur the second Monday evening of each month, September through June, unless rescheduled due to holidays and/or inclement weather.
Meetings are hybrid and are held at 2425 Reedie Drive, alternating on the 3rd or 10th floor, Wheaton, MD 20902 and virtually via Microsoft Teams. A link will be sent upon request.

Janet Dixon, Senior Executive Administrative Aide


Sign language interpreter services and other auxiliary aids or services will be provided upon request with as much advance notice as possible, preferably at least five (5) full business days before the meeting. To request any reasonable accommodation to participate in the meeting, please contact in advance or please call 240-777-6885. In all situations, a good faith effort will be made to provide accommodations. For any additional questions or concerns, please contact or please call 240-777-6885, or MD Relay 711