Recreation & Leisure
Parks, Open Space & Greenways


To create a safe, accessible, comprehensive system of parks, open space, and greenways with sufficient land and facilities that connect selected publicand private spaces while preserving the natural environment, and creating the Community as a Park concept through the participation and dedication of all segments of the community working in concert with the Park Board, the City of Springfield, Missouri, and Greene County.

Committee Members

  • Jodie Adams
  • Bob Belote
  • Matt Bailey
  • Jerry Clark
  • Mike Crocker
  • Jeff Cumley
  • Howard Garrett
  • Karen Herron
  • Bob Horton
  • Paula Glossip
  • Andrea McKinney
  • Jerry Mitchell
  • Tom Moore
  • Sid Needem
  • Miles Park
  • John Price
  • Kim Reser
  • Tim Shryack
  • Terry Whaley
  • Lana Woolsey