Parks & Recreation Advisory Board


  • 6 p.m.
  • Fourth Monday of every month
  • Harrisburg Town Hall Council Chambers, 4100 Main St. Harrisburg, NC 28075 - unless otherwise noted. Meetings are currently being held via Zoom - online meeting platform. For a link to the meetings, please email: Shawn Marble at [email protected] (updated 11-23-2020)

Agendas & Minutes

Meeting agendas are posted three to five days prior to the scheduled meeting date. Minutes are posted after the meeting has been held and minutes have been approved, usually following the next regularly scheduled meeting.

View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes

We Are Now Accepting Applications

We are currently accepting applications for the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board! If you are interested in joining the board, please submit an application by January 22, 2021. Applications can be found below under: Documents.


Updated 4-28-2020

  • Linda Thurman, Chair
  • George Wise, Vice Chair
  • Arica Rucker, Secretary
  • Brantlee Drake
  • Jason Marshall
  • Michael Gallagher
  • Carl Westine


The Parks and Recreation Advisory Board is a volunteer board consisting of seven members. All seven members reside in the Town of Harrisburg. The Parks and Recreation Advisory Board recommends policies, projects and possible funding opportunities to the Town Council, as well as acting as a liaison to the community, soliciting volunteers and making recommendations to the Parks and Recreation Department on opportunities to improve the quality of life for Harrisburg residents through affordable, family-oriented programming, parks and special events.

Join the Board

If you are a Harrisburg resident interested in serving on this board or any other board and/or are looking for volunteer opportunities within the Town of Harrisburg to stay involved, please fill out the application (PDF). These applications will be kept on file if a vacancy on this board or other boards open up throughout the year.

Staff Liaisons

  • Vacant, Parks and Recreation Director
  • Shawn Marble, Assistant Parks and Recreation Director

Town Council Liaisons

  • Rodney Dellinger
  • John Booth (alternate)