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: Lucy M. Sánchez

Ms. Sánchez has a BS in Biology from the University of Dayton. She has worked as a Natural History Interpreter at the Glen Helen Outdoor Education Center, Germantown MetroPark Nature Center and at Centerville-Washington Park District. Lucy also previously worked for Five Rivers MetroParks, managing and coordinating The Adventure Summit, Bike to Work Day, and the Midwest Outdoor Experience. Lucy stays active backpacking, hiking in our many beautiful parks, cycling on the region’s trail system, gardening, and volunteering as an adult leader for Venturing Crew 516 and as a conservation volunteer for various natural areas.

Vice President: Dan H. Monahan

Mr. Monahan holds a B.S. from Ball State University and an M.B.A. from the University of Dayton. He is currently Senior Program Manager within IT at Teradata Corporation. He has also been active with the Centerville United Soccer Association (CUSA) as the Mead CUSA Cup tournament director. Over 30-year residents of Washington Township, Dan, his wife and 4 children, have enjoyed spending time in the Centerville/Washington Park District’s parks.

Secretary: 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.

Staff Directory


Director:  Kristen Marks, CPRP
Business Manager: Chris Huff
Project Manager: Nick Meyer
Marketing & Communications Supervisor: Carrie Dittman
Accountant: Donna Bellotti
Community Engagement Coordinator:
Ginger Clark
Communications Specialist: Abby Nesmith
Administrative Coordinators:
Amanda Bosworth, Denise Miceli


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, Justin Bates, Sean Kovacs, Scott Lucas, Tim Pifer, Andy Sandidge, Matt Sever, Brian Sullivan, Joel Thornton (Schoolhouse Park)


Program Manager: Jake Hensel, CPRP
Recreation Supervisor/Summer Recreation Program Supervisor: Ally DeShurko
Recreation Supervisor/Nature Camp Supervisor: Alison Pifer
Environmental Education Supervisor: Katy Lucas, CPRP
Fitness and Wellness Supervisor: Janet Holthaus
Program Assistants: Pam Lyons Gromen, Alyssa Schulte

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!