Park Board

Meetings

  • 5:30 p.m.
  • Last Monday of every month
  • Parks and Recreation Office
    1210 NW Prairie Ridge Drive
    Ankeny, IA 50023

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes

Members

Seven Park Board members are appointed by the Mayor and approved by the City Council. Members serve 4 years. There are no special requirements to serve.

  • Lisa McDaniel, Chair
    Appointed: Jul. 5, 2016
    Reappointed: Feb. 1, 2019
    Term Expires: Jan. 31, 2023
  • Jared Baldwin
    Appointed: Jul. 6, 2021
    Term Expires: Dec. 31, 2025
  • Aaron Bradshaw
    Appointed: Mar. 18, 2019
    Term Expires: Jan. 31, 2023
  • Nichoel Church
    Appointed: Mar. 17, 2014
    Reappointed: Jan. 31, 2022
    Term Expires: Jan. 31, 2026
  • Josh Craighead
    Appointed: Mar. 17, 2014
    Reappointed: Jan. 31, 2019
    Term Expires: Jan. 31, 2023
  • Chad Hade
    Appointed: Feb. 1, 2010
    Reappointed: Jan. 20, 2020
    Term Expires: Dec. 31, 2023
  • Amber Smith
    Appointed: Apr. 6, 2015
    Reappointed: Jan. 31, 2022
    Term Expires: Jan. 31, 2026

Overview

The Ankeny Park Board serves to advise and assist the City Council in planning, establishing, purchasing, maintaining, supervising, and improving parks, trails, open space, and recreation facilities and to organize and administer a variety of recreation programs to meet current and future community needs.

The Board is empowered through Chapter 23 of the Municipal Code.