Parks & Recreation Advisory Board

Mission

The Parks and Recreation Advisory Board acts in an advisory capacity to the City of Bentonville activities. Board members work in the public interest and speak for the general community in matters regarding parks and recreation. It is the duty of the Board members to promote and foster community involvement in parks and recreation activities. The Board shall stimulate and encourage communication with members of the community to ensure that programs, goals and objectives are consistent with community needs and desires.

Parks Board Members

Name Phone & Email Term Expires 
Chris Sooter 479.366.1551
csooter@membserv.com
City Council Appointee
Shara McMurtrey 479.903.6444
shara@mcmurtrey.com 
Term (1) expires December 2020
Mike Power 479.936.0526
mpower@fsbank.com
Term (1) expires December 2018
Cortney Carlson 479.531.5332
cortneymae313@yahoo.com
Term (1) expires December 2020
Thomas Butrynski 402.214.9582
tom.butrynski@effem.com
Term (2) expires December 2018
Michelle Malashock 479.277.3611
michelle.malashock@gmail.com
Term (1) expires December 2019
Steven George 479.845.6878
George_dos@yahoo.com
Term (2) expires December 2018
Craig Gilbert 479.502.2274
cgilbert@surgeconsulting.com 
Term (1) expires December 2019
Whitney Sutherland 479.659.4196
whitneygsutherland@gmail.com
Term (1) expires December 2020
Courtney Schaefer 479.790.5096
skapikca@hotmail.com 
Term (2) expires December 2019

  1. 2018 Meeting Dates & Agendas
  2. Past Minutes & Agendas

2018 Meeting Dates and Agendas

January 2018 Agenda
February 2018 Agenda
March 19th, 2018
April 12th, 2018 - Special Meeting
April 16th, 2018
May 21st, 2018
May 31st, 2018 - Special Meeting
June 18th, 2018 
July 16th, 2018
August 20th, 2018
September 17th, 2018
October 15th, 2018
November 19th, 2018
December 17th, 2018

**Meeting dates are tentative and may be changed if necessary. Meetings begin at 5:00pm and take place at the Downtown Activity Center.


2017 Meeting Agendas

January 2017 Agenda
July 2017: PRAB Does Not Meet
February 2017 Agenda
August 2017 Agenda
March 2017 Agenda
September 2017 Agenda
April 2017 Agenda
October 2017 Agenda
May 2017 Agenda
November 2017 Agenda
June 2017 Agenda
December 2017 Agenda