Parks & Recreation Advisory Board

The Parks and Recreation Advisory Board convenes monthly, holding twelve meetings annually at the Parks and Recreation office. These meetings take place on the third Thursday of each month, commencing at 6:30 p.m. This nine-member board plays a vital role in providing counsel to the Parks and Recreation Manager, offering guidance on various aspects of parks and recreation, encompassing everything from day-to-day operations to the development of a functional Master Plan.


  • Seat 1: Michael Henry Term Expires: Dec. 31, 2024
  • Seat 2: Manny Anchondo Term Expires: Dec. 31, 2024
  • Seat 3: Holly Wiles Term Expires: Dec. 31, 2024
  • Seat 4: Marietta Smith Term Expires: Dec. 31, 2025
  • Seat 5: Jennifer Heathcote Term Expires: Dec. 31, 2025
  • Seat 6: Forrest Tharp Term Expires: Dec. 31, 2025
  • Seat 7: Brent Barrowcliff Term Expires: Dec. 31, 2025
  • Seat 8:  Chris Ramos Term Expires: Dec. 31, 2023
  • Seat 9:  Stanley Church Term Expires: Dec. 31, 2025

Apply for Parks & Recreation Advisory Board

Do you want to play a role in shaping the future of Siloam Springs' parks, trails, and recreation opportunities? We have open positions on the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board, and your voice could make a difference! 

Meetings: Every 3rd Thursday
Time: 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

We're looking for two dedicated individuals, appointed to a three-year term. As a board member, you'll help shape policies, plans, programming, and events, and your recommendations will be heard by city staff and elected officials. If you're a Siloam Springs resident and want to get involved, here's how:

Apply online: Applications are available for download or can be obtained at the Parks and Recreation office located at 401 W. University Street, Siloam Springs. You may also use the interactive form.
Visit us: Parks and Recreation Office, 401 W. University Street
More info: Call the Parks and Recreation at 479-524-5779.

Applications must reach the Parks and Recreation Manager Travis Chaney at PO Box 80, Siloam Springs, AR 72761, by October 20, 2023 at 5 p.m. Terms start on January 1, 2024. 

Please note: This is a voluntary position, and there is no salary. Your passion for our community is your greatest asset! Let's work together for a brighter, greener future.