Parks & Recreation Advisory Board


  • 6 p.m.
  • Third Monday of every month (unless otherwise noted)
  • The Harrisburg Parks and Recreation Advisory Board meets in the Harrisburg Town Hall Council Chambers, 4100 Main St. Harrisburg, NC 28075 (unless otherwise noted).  
  • Questions: Call Harrisburg Parks and Recreation: 704-466-7275

The Parks and Recreation Advisory Board is currently accepting applications for the board until January 9, 2023. If you are interested in serving, please complete the application and email to Janet Rackley at [email protected]. For the application, please scroll down to the section called: Join the Board. 

We encourage you to also attend the January Parks and Recreation Advisory Board meeting (TBD due to MLK Holiday) to meet the board. If appointed, your first official meeting would be the February 2023 meeting on Monday, February 20th at 6pm at Harrisburg Town Hall.

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


Updated 2-15-2022:

  • Delroy Ross, Chair (Term Expires: 2023)
  • Tim Morris, Vice Chair (Term Expires: 2023)
  • Hannah Butler, Secretary (Term Expires: 2024)
  • Brett Crosby (Term Expires: 2023)
  • Mohammad Idlibi (Term Expires: 2024)
  • Mike Thevenin (Term Expires: 2024)
  • Fred Brillante (Term Expires: 2024)


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. These applications will be kept on file if a vacancy on this board or other boards open up throughout the year.

Staff Liaisons

  • Jim Spina, Parks and Recreation Director
  • Shawn Marble, Assistant Parks and Recreation Director

Town Council Liaisons

  • Altyn Cotell
  • Ron Smith (alternate)