Parks & Recreation Advisory Board

Parks & Recreation Advisory Board Meeting has been cancelled for March 23rd. Next meeting will be held on April 27th at 6pm.


  • 6 p.m.
  • Fourth Monday of every month
  • Harrisburg Town Hall Council Chambers, 4100 Main St. Harrisburg, NC 28075

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


  • Michael Gallagher, Chair
  • Arica Rucker, Secretary
  • Brantley Drake
  • George Wise 
  • Jason Marshall
  • Linda Thurman
  • 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

  • Daniel Stines, Parks and Recreation Director
  • Shawn Marble, Recreation Programs Manager

Town Council Liaisons

  • Rodney Dellinger
  • John Booth (alternate)