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Parks, Recreation and Tourism Advisory Board
|Contact: Cori Fuqua||Phone: 757-382-1321|
|Address: 1224 Progressive Dr, Chesapeake, VA 23320|
The Parks, Recreation and Tourism Advisory Board shall act in an advisory capacity to the director of parks, recreation and tourism in all matters relating to parks, recreational and tourism activities and operations in the city to include matters pertaining to advertising, marketing, and long range plans for visitor services, conventions and related hospitality activities. Additionally, the board shall serve on other matters brought before the board by the director of the department. The advisory board shall perform other such duties as may be assigned to the board by city council. The board may form one or more subcommittees to deal with short-term measurement tools and indicators that will help successfully gauge the state of parks, recreation and/or tourism activities and operations in the city and/or to study any related topic of interest within the department to include the areas associated with the arts, environmental, historical, hospitality and/or leisure industry. (City Code § 2-398)
The City of Chesapeake Parks, Recreation and Tourism Advisory Board consists of 17 voting members and 5 ex officio non-voting members appointed by City Council. The ex officio non-voting positions shall be filled as follows: one youth representative selected from the various high schools throughout the city on a yearly rotating basis, and one representative each from the Great Bridge Battlefield and Waterways History Foundation, the Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge, Chesapeake Public Schools and the Chesapeake Conference Center. The meetings are held at 6 p.m. on the first Thursday of the month. Meetings take place at one of the Parks, Recreation and Tourism facilities on a rotating basis. Please refer to the Meeting Information Flyer for the current location or call 757-382-1321.
2018 Advisory Board Photo:
Not pictured: Berkley Gibbs, Dr. Winston Odom
|Christopher Boyd, 2018 Chairman
|Dr. Jean Holt, 2018 Vice Chairman
757-513-9933 | email@example.com
As a recipient of federal financial assistance, the Department of Chesapeake Parks, Recreation and Tourism programs and activities are open to all persons regardless of race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age or disability.
If anyone believes he or she has been subjected to discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, or handicap, he or she may file a complaint alleging discrimination with either Eugene Rosier, Equal Opportunity Officer, Department of Personnel, PO Box 15225, Chesapeake, VA 23328 (telephone 757-382-6494) or with the Director at the Office of Equal opportunity, U.S. Department of Interior, Washington, DC 20240.