Commission Information

 

Meeting Notices

The regular monthly meeting will be held at 7:00pm on Wednesday, Oct. 18 at the Blue Valley Recreation Activity Center at 6545 W. 151st Street, Overland Park.

Upcoming Meeting Information

 

 

Commissioners

Northeast 
Colleen Browne 681-6578
Kathy Woodward 851-2833

South
Clay Norkey 816-559-2255
Doug Seaberg 766-3000

Northwest
Shane Gardner 851-4005
Mark Hoffmeister 
At Large
Lynn Spraetz 206-5252

 

Officers
Kathy Woodward, Chair
Doug Seaberg, Vice-Chair

Shane Gardner, Secretary
 

Committees

 

Community Relations, Facilities & Programming
Shane Gardner, Commissioner & Committee Chair
Colleen Browne, Commissioner
Lynn Spraetz, Commissioner
Dave Hill, BVSD Liaison
Ted Breidenthal, Citizen Member
Nat Milgram, Citizen Member
Dawn Harmon, Staff Liaison
Jim Hook, Staff Liaison
Steve Herrig, Staff Liaison
Terry Thorman, Staff Liaison

 

Finance, Administration & Risk Management
Clay Norkey, Commissioner & Committee Chair
Doug Seaberg, Commissioner
Mark Hoffmeister, Commissioner
Charlie Hill, Citizen Member
Brian Perott, Citizen Member
David Ruben, Citizen Member
Jim Chladek, Staff Liaison

 

Advisory Council Liaisons
Basketball - Shane Gardner (Doug Seaberg, alternate)
Baseball - Mark Hoffmeister (Lynn Spraetz, alternate)
Softball - Colleen Browne (Clay Norkey, alternate)
Volleyball - Lynn Spraetz -  (Colleen Browne, alternate)

 

Commissioner Qualifications
Seven commissioners, all members of the community, are appointed by the Blue Valley Board of Education to serve staggered four-year terms. Two citizens are appointed from each of the three school board member districts and one serves at-large. For more information, contact 913.685.6000 or visit these links:

Policy 1400   |   Guidelines for Policy 1400   | Boundaries Map

Responsibilities
The commission is a policy-setting board that typically meets at 7 p.m. on the third Wednesday of the month. In addition to monthly board meetings, commissioners serve on committees that normally meet once a month and are asked to attend various BVRC-related functions/activities. Commissioners receive no compensation for service to the commission.

Committee Patron Members
Interested in serving as a patron on one of our committees? Please contact the staff liaison of the committee you are interested in by calling 913-685-6000.

 
 
Hours of Operation

Activity Center
6545 W. 151st Street

Monday - Friday: 6:00A-9:00P
Saturday: 7:00A-7:00P
Sunday: 12:00P-7:00P
913-685-6000

Rec Center at Hilltop (RC)
7720 W. 143rd Street
Monday-Friday: 5:30A-10:00P
Saturday: 7:00A-8:00P
Sunday: 10:00A-7:00P
913-685-6090

Sports Complex Office (SC)
9701 W. 137th Street

Monday-Friday: 8:00A-4:30P
913-685-6030

Administrative Offices
6545 W. 151st Street

Monday-Friday: 8:00A-4:30P
913-685-6000

Vision Statement:

"Enriching Lives, Strengthening a Spirit of Community"

Mission Statement:

"We will champion community and personal growth through dynamic lifelong recreation experiences."