Parks & Recreation Advisory Commission

The Parks & Recreation Advisory Commission annually reviews the parks and recreation master plan, operating budget, capital improvements project’s budget and fee schedule as prepared by City staff and makes recommendations to the Planning Commission and/or City Council regarding the adoption of the plans; reviews any parks and recreation bond proposals and makes recommendations in writing to the City Council prior to City Council taking final action on the matter.

The commission consists of seven members who serve three-year terms and meet monthly.


  • Meetings take place at the third Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. unless otherwise noted.
  • E.L. Hannah Community Center
    819 Abbot Road 
    East Lansing, MI

View the 2024 Meeting Schedule (PDF)

Parks Recreation and Advisory Commission Seal

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

View Agendas & Minutes | View Agendas & Minutes Archives 


  • Sarah Reckhow, Chair
    Term expires: 2024
  • Adam DeLay, Vice Chair
    Term expires: 2024
  • Nichole Keway Biber
    Term expires: 2026
  • Sarah Hoover
    Term expires: 2026
  • Nella Davis-Ray
    Term expires: 2025
  • Mikey Manuel
    Term expires: 2025
  • Joshua Ramirez-Roberts
    Term expires: 2026

City Staff

Apply for a Vacancy

Submit a 
Board / Commission Application to apply for an appointment to the Parks & Recreation Advisory Commission.