Parks and Recreation Board

Our Board

Our board members are a group of seven volunteers from the community who each serve renewable four year terms. Their appointment is recommended by the Park and Recreation Board and approved by the City Council.

Current Members

  • Tim Feldman , Vice-Chairman and Aquatic Center Equipment
  • Sara Schiller , Secretary and Parks
  • Roman Yasinovskyy, Techonology
  • Kris Kamm, Aquatic Center Human Resources
  • Kim Lundgren, Concessions
  • Emily Koch, Parks
  • Ron Crooker, Recreation Programs

The Director

Kathleen Guyer

Kathleen is a life-long member of the West Union Community. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Services and Sports Psychology with a minor in Psychology and a Master of Education degree with emphasis in Classroom Leadership from Upper Iowa University. Before becoming the director in September 2007, she served four years on the Park and Recreation Board of Directors.

Other certifications she holds are: Certified Pool Operator, Aquatic Fitness Professional with the Aquatic Exercise Association, and she has her Coaching Authorization from the State of Iowa. The American Red Cross has certified her as a Lifeguard Instructor Trainer and Water Safety Instructor Trainer. A Summary of her Master's Thesis was published by the Aquatic Exercise Association in their AKWA magazine.

She is a member of the National Park and Recreation Association and the Iowa Park and Recreation Association and serves on the state board in addition to serving on the Iowa Foundation of Park and Recreation board as their secretary. She is also a member of the IPRA Aquatics Committee.

She is married to Gaylord Guyer. They have five children and six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Got questions?

You may contact the director or any of the board members with questions or concerns.