The commission operated as a policy making commission from 1969 until 1971 when the State of North Carolina officially approved the Waynesville Recreation Commission as a non-policy making commission.

The Advisory Commission will meet the third Wednesday of each month at 5:30 pm.

If you wish to contact any of the Advisory Commission members you may do so by sending a letter to:

attn: (Name of the Advisory Commission Member)
Waynesville Parks and Recreation Department
550 Vance Street
Waynesville, NC, 287876

Members are appointed by the Mayor and the Town of Waynesville Council and shall consist of eleven (10) members:

Eva Hansen, Chair

Megan Hauser

David Hyder

Chad Carver 

Mark Tongen

Jon Sears

Mandy Giust

Landen Stevenson

Nate Webster


Suggested duties shall be: advising with officials and leadership of recreation, assisting in furthering recreation programs, understanding all aspects of the programs, interpreting the program to the people of the town, offering suggestions and constructive criticism, promoting needs and achieving results, interpreting the wishes and desires of the citizens, and stimulating public involvement in decision making.

Please click here to go to egov for a history of the meeting minutes. (Select "Boards and Commissions and then "Recreation Advisory Commission")