Recreation & Parks Commission

Meetings

  • 12:15 p.m.
  • First Tuesday of each month

Members

Method of Appointment

The members are appointed by the City Council upon the recommendation of the Mayor.

Number of Members

Eleven

Terms of Office

Three years

Chief Staff Person

William Royston
Recreation and Parks Director
Phone: 336-397-7908

Current Membership

NameRace & GenderTermExpiration
Kenneth D. Kimber, Sr, ChairmanBlack Male2May 2020
Tadhg O'Gara, Vice ChairmanWhite Male1May 2020
Antonio CaldwellBlack Male2May 2019
Kathy GondringWhite Female1May 2020
John GunckelWhite Male1May 2020
Sean HawkinsBlack Male1May 2020
Cherie IngramBlack Female0May 2021
Emer James C. MasicampoAsian MaleN/AN/A
George PetersonWhite Male0May 2021
Sonya WagstaffBlack Female0May 2021

Authority for Creation 

The Recreation and Parks Commission was created by Section 2-59 of the City Code and adopted by the City Council on February 1, 1971.

Purpose / Function

The purpose of the Commission is to serve in an advisory capacity in the operation and management of the parks and recreational facilities of the City of Winston-Salem.