Recreation Advisory Board


Ordinance. Chapter 54 – Parks and Recreation, Article II. Recreation Advisory Board

Appointing Authority

City Council

There are nine Board Members, including seven residents, an ex officio member of City Council and an ex officio Recreation Director.

The Board Members serve three year terms which expire on August 31.

Meeting Dates and Times
The Board meets the third Wednesday of the month at 7 p.m.

Meeting Location
Community Center
City of Oak Park
14300 Oak Park Blvd.
Oak Park, MI 48237

To consider and study reasonable needs and requirements of the recreation program, to serve in an advisory capacity to the Recreation Director when requested, to act as a recommending body to the City Council on matters of general Recreation Department policy, and to formulate and report its findings from time to time to the City Council. The Board exists to promote an outstanding recreational program for the citizens of Oak Park. It serves as a forum for the careful consideration of policy matters related to the operation of the recreation program and a voice for the Recreation Department in the community as well as the voice for the community in the Recreation Department.

Actively Serving Members

The following individuals are active members of this Board:
Mickey Alderman
Nathaniel Cobb
Marjace Miles
Alexander Simpson
Diane Spiller
Dwight Thomas
vacancies - 1

City Council Representative: Carolyn Burns, Mayor Pro Tem
Staff Liaison: Laurie Stasiak, Recreation Director

Events and Activities


Rules of Procedure


Meeting Minutes
January 18, 2017
May 17, 2017