Board of Park Commissioners

The Park District is governed by a three-member Board of Commissioners appointed by the Court of Common Pleas of Montgomery County. Each member serves, without pay, for a three-year term.

President: Jason Riley

Originally from Millersburg, Ohio, Mr. Riley and his family adopted Centerville and Washington Township as their permanent home in January 2021 following his retirement from a 25-year career in the U.S. Army. The Army took Jason and his family across the U.S., Korea and Germany, including multiple deployments to Afghanistan and Qatar. Jason holds a B.A. from the University of Akron and Master’s degrees from the U.S. Army War College and the Naval Postgraduate School. He is active in local veteran and disabled veteran organizations.

Vice President: Alexander Pearl

Mr. Pearl holds a B.S. in Horticulture from New Mexico State University and an M.S. in Botanical Garden Management from the University of Delaware. He is currently an Event Staff Supervisor at the University of Dayton and has held various positions in higher education, public horticulture and private industry. Alex has been an active community volunteer since his family arrived in Dayton more than 30 years ago. He became a volunteer with the Centerville-Washington Park District in 2011, after retirement from the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections as a Career Technical Horticulture Instructor.

Secretary: Jeff Senney

Mr. Senney holds a B.S. and an M.Ac. from Bowling Green State University and a J.D. from the University of Dayton. He is a shareholder with Pickrel, Schaeffer and Ebling in the firm’s business, tax and real estate area. He practices in the areas of federal and state taxation, business and securities law and employee benefits. Jeff is a 30-year resident of the City of Centerville and a proud member of the Rotary Club of Centerville. He also serves as Vice President of the Miami Valley Venture Association.

Contact the Board of Park Commissioners

Staff Directory


Director: Kristen Marks, CPRP
Business Manager: Chris Huff
Project Manager: Nick Meyer
Marketing & Communications Supervisor: Carrie Dittman
Accountant: Denise Miceli
Community Engagement Coordinator:
Communications Specialist: Leslie Jeannet
Administrative Coordinator:
Kayla Sensenbaugh


Park Operations Manager: Ken Carter, CPRP
Operations Supervisor: Tim Holtz
Park Supervisor, Oak Grove Park: Eric Lykins
Athletic Supervisor: Jason Beavon
Facilities Supervisor: Grant George, CPRP
Park Operations Technicians: Andy Avers, Michael Horner, Elijah Knost, Scott Lucas, Charlie Mastenbrook, Liam Pyle, Kyle Rutledge, Brian Sullivan, Murphy Wright


Program Manager: Jake Hensel, CPRP
Recreation Supervisor/Summer Recreation Program Supervisor: Ally Berger
Recreation Supervisor/Nature Camp Supervisor: Kayla Ferdelman
Environmental Education Supervisor: Katy Lucas, CPRP
Fitness and Wellness Supervisor: Alyssa Schulte, CPRP
Program Assistant: Reilly Ford, Anna Landing, Chloe Miller, Laura Perry

If you’re unsure where to direct your inquiry, use our contact us form and we’ll make sure to direct your question to the right staff member!