Parks Commission

Regular Meetings

  • 6 p.m.
  • 1st Wednesday of the Month
  • Lincoln Brick Interpretive Center
    13991 Tallman Road
    Grand Ledge, MI 48837

Regular agenda items permit public comments at each meeting with agencies and citizens cordially invited to participate.


  • Sarah Ferguson, Chairman, Citizen at Large
  • Brian Droscha, Vice-Chairman, County Commission
  • Jack Duffy, Secretary, Citizen at Large
    • Christopher Arndt, Citizen at Large
    • Eric Deibel, Drain Commission
    • Duane Eldred, Road Commission
    • Alisa Gonzales-Pennington, Citizen at Large
    • Barbara Rogers, County Commission
    • Jane Whitacre, County Commission

About the Commission

The Eaton County Parks and Recreation Commission is organized and authorized by the Eaton County Board of Commissioners pursuant to Act 261 of the Public Acts of 1965 (PDF). The Commission through its Director of Parks and Recreation administers the on going parks and recreation program.

The first Parks Commission was assembled in 1970, with members being appointed by the Eaton County Board of Commissioners (then called Board of District Supervisors). Since then the Parks Commission has continued to be proactive in helping provide leisure-time recreational activities for all Eaton County citizens.


The purpose of the Parks Commission is to continually identify current recreational uses, secure available lands for recreation, and the protection of open space and natural space for optimal recreational opportunities for all Eaton County citizens.

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