Parks & Recreation Advisory Council

About

The Parks and Recreation Advisory Council is governed by a seven-member board that is appointed by the Mayor and subject to confirmation of the City Council. Members are appointed to a two year term following each biennial election, with a term to begin January 1st and end December 31st of the following year. Members must reside in the City of Westland. The Advisory Council provides advice from a citizen perspective about recreational needs. The Advisory Council:

  • Assists and advises the City with various agencies and programs
  • Conducts outreach, enrollment, training, and orientation
  • Develops programs and activities
  • Makes recommendations regarding the acquisition, development, and administration of properties with recreational activities

Members

  • John Albrecht
    Term expires: December 31, 2021
  • Angela Anderson
    Term expires: December 31, 2021
  • Sheree Conn
    Term expires: December 31, 2021
  • Lashon Hart
    Term expires: December 31, 2021
  • Julie Slabaugh
    Term expires: December 31, 2021
  • Jessica West
    Term expires: December 31, 2021
  • Chris Galatis
    Term expires: December 31, 2021

Desired Skills

  • Parks and Recreation Background
  • Marketing / Program Management Background
  • Mentoring / Coaching Background
  • Grounds Management Background

Diversity Breakdown

The information provided in the charts below and under each individual Board or Commission was self reported and the City does not warrant the accuracy of the information.

Age Breakdown
Ethnicity Breakdown
Parks and Rec Age BreakdownParks and Rec Ethnicity Breakdown
Gender Breakdown
Geography Breakdown
Parks and Rec Gender BreakdownParks and Rec Geography Breakdown

Meetings

The Parks and Recreation Advisory Council meets as needed.
View the Boards and Commission Calendar for meeting information.