618-993-3940 info@marionparks.com

Board & Oraganization

Board Meetings

Park Board Meetings are held the 4th Tuesday of each month at 6:00PM in the Park District office, with the exception of June, November and December, meetings which will be held the 3rd Tuesday of the month due to elections/holidays.

2022 Marion Park District Board Meeting Schedule

January 25
February 22
March 22

April 26
May 24
June 21

July 26
August 23
September 27

October 25
November 15
December 13

Board Members

J. Reed Director of Parks and Recreation

Director Since: 2014

Phone: 618-969-2494

Email:  jreed@marionparks.com

Commissioner H. Gardiner

Serving Since: 2003

Phone: 618-889-3599

Email: commissionergardiner@marionparks.com

Commissioner A. Gott / Board President

 Serving Since: 2005

Phone: 618-751-4560

Email: commisssionergott@marionparks.com



Commissioner C. Sheffler / Secretary – Treasurer

Serving Since: 2013

Phone: 618-751-2811

Email: commissionersheffler@marionparks.com

Commissioner D. McReynolds / Board Vice President

Serving Since: 2015

Email: commissionermcreynolds@marionparks.com



Commissioner H. Welch

Serving Since: 2018

Phone: 618-534-7702

Serving Since 2018

Email:  commissionerwelch@marionparks.com

Administrative Services

Jack Reed, Director of Parks and Recreation |Email Jack

Kim Bauernfeind, Administrative Assistant | Email Kim

Park Services

Chad Gravatt, Lead Man / Park Services Tech I | Email Leadman

Matt Strobel, Park Services Tech I 

Chase Withers, Park Services Tech I

Kyle Housewright, Park Services Tech I

Aaron Newlin, Park Services Tech I

Kelton Akers, Park Services Tech I

Aquatic Center Manager | Email Aquatics


Contact Us

519 Parish Ave
Marion IL 62959
(618) 993-3940

Office Hours

Mon- Fri 7:30am – 4:00pm
Sat-Sun             Closed

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