Recreation and Parks Commission

The Recreation and Parks Commission, appointed and organized under the Charter of the City of Columbus, is empowered to equip, operate, direct and maintain all the existing recreational and park facilities. In addition, said Commission exercises certain powers and duties as specified in Sections 128 and 129 of the Columbus City Charter.

Derrick R. Clay

Accountability, Responsibility, Focus and Teamwork are four words that have guided Derrick Clay throughout his professional career. Read More

Letha Pugh

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
Vice President
Letha is a small business owner and a graduate of the University of Nebraska with a Bachelors’ Degree in Nursing and a Masters Degree in Information Systems from Florida Tech University. Read More

Terrie TerMeer

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Terrie TerMeer recently retired from public service after 36 years of serving in various levels of state and local government.  Read More

Karla Rothan

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Karla Rothan is a proven nonprofit leader and activist with over thirty years of experience. Rothan began her career as a member of the touring company, MadCap productions, in Cincinnati and subsequently the Columbus Children’s Theatre in Columbus, Ohio. Read More

Gregg Dodd

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Gregg Dodd is an award-winning marketing and engagement professional with more than two decades of proven experience leading diverse, cross-functional teams in crisis communication, community partnerships and executing complex marketing and communications plans. Read More

Jamie Wilson

Jamie Wilson is the Director of Human Resources at Reynoldsburg City School District in Reynoldsburg Ohio. She is a passionate leader, dedicated to empowering youth and working to support them reach their highest potential. Read More

Alvis James Moore

Alvis James Moore is a Rio Grande University alumnus with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Communications Comprehensive and Secondary Education, and he is a retired Columbus City Schools educator who enjoyed 33 years of teaching, mentoring, and motivating young people. Read More

Commission Meetings

Notice of Regular Meetings

Time and Location

8:30 a.m.  |  1111 E. Broad Street, Columbus, OH 43205


The commission meets on the second Wednesday of every month (unless otherwise posted).

Jan. 12, 2022
Feb. 9, 2022
March 9, 2022
April 13, 2022
May 11, 2022
June 8, 2022
July 13, 2022
Sept. 14, 2022
Oct. 12, 2022
Nov. 9, 2022
Dec. 14, 2022


In the event no proper business exists, the meeting may be canceled without further notice. For more information, contact Columbus Recreation and Parks at 614-645-5932.

Meeting Agendas, Reports and Minutes

2022 Commission Documents

2021 Commission Documents Archive

Notice of Special Meetings

No special meetings are scheduled at this time.

Special Meetings Documents