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.
Tim Feldman , Vice-Chairman and Aquatic Center Equipment
Julie Frieden , Secretary
Roman Yasinovskyy, Technology
Kris Kamm, Aquatic Center
Meaghan Hackett, Concessions
Heather Becthold, Parks and Social Media
Ron Crooker, Recreation Programs
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 and Substitute Authorization from the State of Iowa. The American Red Cross has certified her as a Lifeguard Instructor Trainer and Water Safety Instructor Trainer. She is also a BLS and Heartsaver instructor for the American Heart Association. A Summary of her Master’s Thesis was published by the Aquatic Exercise Association in their AKWA magazine December of 2012.
She is a member of the National Park and Recreation Association and the Iowa Park and Recreation Association and serves on the Iowa Foundation of Park and Recreation board. She is also a member of the IPRA Aquatics Committee and Recreation Committee.
You may contact the director or any of the board members with questions or concerns.