Park Commission

The Park Commission is responsible for guiding the operations and growth of the Parks and Recreation Department and act in an advisory capacity to departmental staff and the Blue Springs City Council.


Meetings of the Park Commission are held at 6:00 p.m. on the first Tuesday of each month in the Conference Room of the Fieldhouse.
The commission is comprised of 9 members. equally representing each City Council District. Members are appointed by the Mayor with approval of the City Council on the first day of June each year to serve three-year-terms.

Board Members
Term Expires
George Diebert, Vice Chairman June 2015 May 2018
Jack Gilliland June 2015 May 2018
Keith Hannaman May 2014 April 2017
Brandon Jackley, Chairman May 2014 April 2017
Maureen Johnson May 2014 April 2017
Dena McLean May 2016 April 2019
Richard Mitchem May 2015 April 2018
Kathy Richardson May 2016 April 2019
Jennifer Splittorff May 2016 April 2019