Parks & Recreation Advisory Board


  • 5:30 pm
  • 3rd Thursday in January, March, May, July, September, November
    • City Hall  - Executive Conference Room
      • (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 11-08-21 Council Representative
Robert J. Corbett 11-08-21 Council Alternate
Jerry Dzeroogian 02-28-22 Member-at-Large (Chair)
Brian Gettel 02-28-22 Member-at-Large
Michael Morris 02-28-22 Member-at-Large
Jeremy Carroll 02-28-22 Member-at-Large
Jason Theodoroff 02-28-23 Member-at-Large
Sandra Quackenbush 02-28-23 Member-at-Large
Jamie Bommarito 02-28-23 Member-at-Large
Vasiliki Harris 02-28-22 Alternate
Vita Palazzolo 02-28-23 Alternate
School Representatives:    
Robert Borngesser 02-28-20 Lamphere Delegate
Joe McNab 02-28-20 Lamphere Student
Gloria Thompson 02-28-21 Madison School Delegate
Vacant 02-28-20 Madison School Student
Vacant 02-28-20 Bishop Foley Student
Ex-Officio Non-Voting Members:    
Sean Ballantine   DPS Supervisor
Corey Almas   DPS Director
Brooke Heisler   Recreation Coordinator
Representative   Oakland County Parks & Rec


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

Creation / Authorization

Membership Information


  • 13 Members and 3 Ex-Officio Members:
    • 1 Council Representative
    • 1 High School Student - Bishop Foley
    • 1 High School Student - Lamphere
    • 1 High School Student - Madison
    • 1 Lamphere School District Representative
    • 1 Madison School District Representative
    •  7 members-at-large appointed by Mayor
    • Assistant City Manager (DPS) (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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