Parks & Recreation Advisory Board

About the Board

The Parks and Recreation Advisory Board was established by Chapter 22 of the County Code.


The Parks and Recreation Advisory Board has 7 members who serve 4-year terms, and a Board of Education representative and a County Commissioner representative.

Date Appointed
Term Expiration
Mark CasciaJanuary 1, 2012December 31, 2023
Laurie DalzielJuly 11, 2018December 31, 2023
Leigh Darrell DillonDecember 10, 2019December 31, 2020
Shawna Fachet
January 1, 2017
December 31, 2020
Paul LombardoMarch 26, 2019December 31, 2020
Vicki PaulasMay 8, 2018December 31, 2022
Phil StarkeyJuly 24, 2019December 31, 2020

Sid Pinder - Board of Education Representative

Jim Moran, County Commissioner Liaison Representative

Philip Dumenil, County Commissioner Alternate Representative

Looking for volunteers:

The Queen Anne’s County Commissioners are looking for county citizen volunteers to fill upcoming vacancies on the Parks & Recreation Advisory Board. Anyone interested in serving is encouraged to send a letter of interest and a brief resume to or via mail to Lynda Thomas, 107 N. Liberty Street, Centreville, MD 21617. Those with questions may also reach Ms. Thomas at 410-758-4098. Deadline for submissions will remain open until filled.


The Board advises the Department of Parks and Recreation and the County Commissioners on all questions of general policy relating to parks and public recreation in the County. The Board also advises the department as to matters of general policy and direction and, when appropriate, brings matter of public interest to the attention of the Department and County Administration. This Board also sets fees and charges for all those properties, programs and activities supervised or controlled by the Department of Parks and Recreation.