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 Board of Aldermen of the Town of Waynesville and shall consist of eleven (11) members:

Eva Hansen, Chair

Kim Gardner, Vice Chair

Megan Houser

David Hyder

Chad Carver 

Corey Johnson

Nicole Kott

Laura Turner

Wallace Messer

Dan Schultz

Gina Zachary

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")