Parks & Recreation Authority
Purpose and Typical Duties
The mission of the Parks and Recreation Authority is to create recreational opportunities for growth and enhancement by developing diverse services and programs that promote citizen involvement and a strong sense of community while striving to increase the social, cultural and physical well- being of its residents and visitors.
Length of Term
There are no limits on the number of terms a member may serve.
Number of Members
Not less than six members, but always an even number, appointed by the governing body of the locality. (8 per the Authority's bylaws)
Meeting Time and Place
PRA meetings are held in the Administration Building Auditorium at 414 N. Main Street on the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 7:00pm.
Bylaws suggest that one member of the Authority must be a member of the Board of Supervisors. Members of Board of Supervisors may be appointed to serve on the Authority but cannot comprise a majority.
Before entering upon the duties of a member of the authority, an appointee shall not be eligible to be seated until an oath of office is administered by the Clerk of the Circuit Court or other qualified official.
§15.2-5703 of the Code of Virginia Created December 14, 1982. and Ch. 2 §2-142 of the Madison Code.
Members are appointed by the Board of Supervisors.
|Kendall Fears||12/31/2024||Email Kendall Fears|
|Edwarren (Moonie) Frazier||12/31/2024||Email Edwarren "Moonie" Frazier|
|Nathan Carter||12/31/2024||Email Nathan Carter|
|Clarissa Berry||12/31/2026||Email Clarissa Berry|
|Brian Tanner||12/31/2026||Email Brian Tanner|
|Lawrence Helmick||12/31/2026||Email Lawrence Helmick|
|R. Clay Jackson||12/31/2026||Email Clay Jackson|
|Carty Yowell||12/31/2026||Email Carty Yowell|