Commission Information


Meeting Notices

The next commission meeting will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 12 at the Recreation Center at Hilltop, 7720 W. 143rd St.

Upcoming Meeting Information




Colleen Browne 681-6578
Kathy Woodward 851-2833

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

Cindy McAlister 681-9828
Shane Gardner 851-4005
At Large
Lynn Spraetz 206-5252


Kathy Woodward, Chair
Doug Seaberg, Vice-Chair

Shane Gardner, Secretary



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


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


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

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

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

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

Monday-Friday: 8:00A-4:30P

Administrative Offices
6545 W. 151st Street

Monday-Friday: 8:00A-4:30P

Vision Statement:

"Enriching Lives, Strengthening a Spirit of Community"

Mission Statement:

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