Parks & Recreation Advisory Board


  • 5:30 pm
  • 3rd Thursday in January, April, July, and October
    • DPS - Employee Lunchroom
      • (unless scheduled elsewhere in accordance with Open Meetings Act)
Girl on Slide

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
View Archived Meeting Minutes

Current Roster

Name Term Expires Position
Emily Rohrbach 11-13-23 Council Representative
Toya Aaron 11-13-23 Council Alternate
Lisa Wright 02-28-25 Member-at-Large 
Anthony Klepacki 02-28-25 Member-at-Large
Merri Busch 02-28-24 Member-at-Large
Vasiliki Harris 02-28-24 Member-at-Large
Christopher Molencupp 02-28-24 Member-at-Large
Jason Theodoroff 02-28-25 Member-at-Large
VACANT 02-28-25 Alternate
VACANT 02-28-25 Alternate
VACANT 02-28-24 Alternate
School Representatives:    
Robert Borngesser 02-28-24 Lamphere Delegate
Rebeccca Chambliss 02-28-24 Madison Delegate
VACANT 02-28-25 Student Representative - Ex-Officio Non-voting Members
Colton Chambliss 02-28-25 Student Representative - Ex-Officio Non-voting Members
Anthony Goatley 02-28-25 Student Representative - Ex-Officio Non-voting Members
Ex-Officio Non-Voting Members:    
Sean Ballantine   DPS Director
Brooke Heisler   Recreation Supervisor 
Representative   Oakland County Parks & Rec


To promote an outstanding recreational programs for the citizens in the City.

Creation / Authorization

Membership Information


  • 12 Members and 7 Ex-Officio Members:
    • 1 Council Representative
    • 1 High School Student Representative (Ex-Officio - Non-Voting) 
    • 1 High School Student Representative (Ex-Officio - Non-Voting) 
    • 1 High School Student Representative (Ex-Officio - Non-Voting) 
    • 1 Lamphere School District Representative
    • 1 Madison School District Representative
    •  6 members-at-large appointed by Mayor
    • DPS Director (Ex-Officio - Non-Voting)
    • DPS Deputy Director (Ex-Officio - Non-Voting)
    • Recreation Coordinator (Ex Officio - Non-Voting)
    • Oakland County Park & Recreation (Ex Officio - Non-Voting)


2 years (members-at-large)

Qualifications and desired skill set

Members-at-Large must be Madison Heights residents with a general interest in parks, recreation, and greenspace in the City.


City Clerk's Office at 248-583-0826.

Additional Information

In pursuit of its objective to provide outstanding recreational opportunities for the City, the Advisory Board shall serve as:

  1. A forum for the careful consideration of policy matters related to the operation of the recreation and parks programs;
  2. A voice for the divisions in the community and a voice for the community in the divisions;
  3. An advisory to the supervisors when requested; and
  4. A recommending body to the city council on matters of general policy

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