Parks & Recreation Advisory Board

Agendas & Minutes

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

View Most Recent Agendas


  • Nate Grigsby - Chairperson
  • Derrick Birdsall
  • Nessa Irving
  • Jennifer Harrison
  • Paul Park
  • Guadalupe Ortiz
  • Nelson Amaya
  • Kristin Wren
  • Kody Waters - Huntsville State Park
  • Christopher Mahlen - Sam Houston State University
  • Rodney Southern - Huntsville Independent School District


The purpose of Recreation Services is to provide quality recreational programming in a safe, accessible and affordable manner to citizens of all ages so they can experience life-enhancing leisure opportunities.


Description of Our Services

  • Recreation Services is responsible for the creation, implementation, development and improvement of organized sports and leisure activities.
  • Recreation Services provides "in-house" recreational programming and also creates partnerships with other organizations and service providers in the community to offer several different venues for citizens of all ages, and manages those contracts and resources.
  • Additionally, Recreation Services assists in managing schedules for various sports leagues and organizations, and provides funding for league participation in the Texas Amateur Athletic Federation (TAAF).

More Information

For information pertaining to the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board, please contact Kristy Wheeler, Administrative Coordinator, at 936-294-5721.