Parks & Recreation Advisory Board

Parks & Recreation Advisory Board

This board's mission is to plan for the ongoing future recreational opportunities for the residents of Grand Island with the focus on preserving and maintaining our natural, historical and cultural resources. The Board serves as the recreation policy advisory body for the Departments of Parks and Recreation and the Town. It consults with and advises the Council on matters affecting the overall recreational policies of the Town, the acquisition and use of lands and properties related to the total community recreation program, and its long-range projected programs for recreation, parks, and playgrounds.

Ex-officio members of the board are the directors of Recreation and the Golden Age Center.

The Board meets on the fourth Monday of the month at 7 pm 
Recreation Administration Building, Nike Base
3278 Whitehaven Road 

Contact Info

Members of the Parks & Recreation Advisory Board:

  • Paul Leuchner,  Chairperson - 2021
  • Jason Masker - 2022
  • Alice Kozen - 2018
  • Neil Hoffman - 2018
  • James Szakacs - 2018
  • Robin Shipman - 2021
  • Judy Schmidt - 2018
  • Beverly Kinney, Town Board Liaison


Seven members serve five year terms expiring on December 31 of the year indicated.

Contact 
parksadvisory@grand-island.ny.us 
for further information.