Parks and Recreation Commission

  • 7 p.m.
  • The first Monday of the month
  • Parks and Recreation Department office


Members are appointed by the mayor with confirmation by the city council.
  • Carol Bertrand
  • Glenn Connly
  • David Cronin
  • Thomas Dunphy
  • Julia Chevan
  • Kristin Dardano
  • Michael Laga
  • Thomas Parent
  • Dan Smith

About the Commission

The Parks and Recreation Commission is a volunteer board that helps the department set and implement policy.


 There shall be a parks and recreation commission consisting of nine members.

Authorities and Responsibilities

The parks and recreation commission advises the parks and recreation department on development and implementation of recreational programming for parks, playgrounds, playfields, indoor recreation centers and other recreation areas and facilities owned or controlled by the city.

The parks and recreation commission is an advisory multiple-member body of the city.

Northampton Administrative Code adopted November 20, 2014