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Board of Parks and Recreation


The primary purpose of the Board of Parks and Recreation is to act in an advisory capacity to city council on all matters pertaining to parks and recreation including operations, planning, acquisition, development, enlargement, maintenance, and use policies.

Charles Town Board of Parks and Recreation Commissioners

The Charles Town Board of Parks and Recreation is a seven-member board appointed by the Charles Town City Council, of which no more than two may be current city council members and one must be a representative from the Jefferson Memorial Park Board. Commissioners serve a six-year term, without compensation, and must be city residents. Current Commissioners are:

Todd Coyle (term runs with city council term)
Larry Vogler (term ends December 2026)
Trudy Roth (term ends December 2026)
Nick Zaglifa (term ends June 2021)
Benjamin Sade (term ends December 2022)
Samantha Viands (term ends December 2024)
Julie Philabaum (term ends December 2024)

If you are interested in serving on the Board or volunteering for other Board projects, please contact Daryl Hennessy at