Parks and Recreation Advisory Board


The Board shall consist of up to three City Councilmembers and up to eight citizen members appointed by the Mayor/City Council and who are residents of the city. The Chairperson and Vice-Chairperson shall be selected by the City Council from the members appointed. The Parks and Recreation Director shall serve as a non-voting, ex-officio member of the Advisory Board. 

Each Advisory Board member shall be appointed to a two-year term. The City Council may remove any Board member at any time with or without cause. Any non-City Council Advisory Board member who fails to attend three consecutive regular meetings shall automatically stand removed.  

MemberAppointed byAppointment Date to Term Expiration
VACANTMayor Edwards

Ms. Anita Bellinger
Councilwoman Rowell
(District 1)
January 14, 2020 – December 31, 2023
Ms. Wanda Ididapo
Councilwoman Gumbs
(District 2)
October 8, 2019 – December 31, 2021
Mr. Alan Kelly
Councilwoman Willis
(District 3)
January 28, 2020 – December 31, 2023

Ms. Barbara Mostella  

Councilwoman Gilyard
(District 4)
May 14, 2019 – December 31, 2021
Mr Johnny ClarkCouncilman Reeves
(District 5)
January 28, 2020 – December 31, 2023
Mr. George Oliver
Councilman Khalid
(District 6)
September 22, 2020 – December 31, 2021
Mr. Rodney JonesCouncilman Baker
(District 7)
February 11, 2020 – December 31, 2023


The Advisory Board shall assist in the development of the City’s master park plan by making recommendations to the Department of Parks & Recreation regarding the master park plan.


Lakita Ford, Program Administrator                                                                                                                                       Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       470-809-7162


  •  Meetings are held quarterly on the 1st Tuesday at 5:00 PM.                                                                                            Meeting Dates: January 5, 2021, April 6, 2021, July 6, 2021                                                                                          Meetings are held virtually due to Covid-19.   


August 4, 2020  October 6, 2020