Parks and Recreation Board

The seven-member board assists and advises City Council, City Manager and staff in the development and continuing review of goals and objectives for Chandler's park system and recreation programs. They also assist and advise in providing essential policies, rules and regulations relating to the use of recreation facilities and programs; planning and development of park lands and recreational areas; and in establishing priorities relating to park development and recreation programs.

Meetings usually held the 1st Tuesday of every month at 5 p.m. in the Chandler Council Chambers, 88 E. Chicago Street.

Call 480-782-2660 for information.

Meeting Minutes

These minutes are fully searchable within each year by using the “Find” feature. For prior years meetings not listed please contact the Clerk’s Office at 480-782-2181.


Requirements: 7 members (3 yr term); 6 members must be qualified electors; residents for 1 yr preceding Appointment. 1 member may be a resident of the local planning area for 1 yr preceding Appointment.

The term of each member shall be for three (3) years, and each member shall serve until his/her successor is appointed and qualified. Any vacancy in office during the term shall be filled by the Mayor with approval of the Council for the unexpired term.


Members (7) Term Expires
Melanie Dykstra 05-01-2023
James Montgomery 05-01-2025
Tim Johnson 05-01-2024
John David 05-01-2024
Shawn Hsu 05-01-2024
Jegadesan Krishnamurthy 05-01-2025
Barbara Cenalmor Bruquetas 05-01-2025
Staff Liaisons
Mickey Ohland, Park Development & Operations Manager
Erika Berry, Recreation Superintendent

Established 9-24-1970; Ordinance No. 481, Amended 1-13-2022; Ordinance No. 4983

Online Application To Serve on Boards, Commissions & Committees

If you have any questions call the City Clerk's Office at 480-782-2181