Scott Ferris, Acting Director, Parks, Recreation and Waterfront
Appointed by the City Manager, the Director of Parks, Recreation and Waterfront is responsible for the administration of the department's services and programs, and the preparation of the annual budget. The Director hires department managers for each of the major divisions to assist him in carrying out his duties. For more information about the Department, visit the City Budget and review the Parks, Recreation and Waterfront Department pages.
The Director also oversees several divisions and major programs within the department.
Parks, Recreation and Waterfront Leadership and Staff
In addition to the staff members in each of the above divisions and programs, the Director works directly with the following leadership to carry out the Department's major tasks:
Peggy Gibbons, Deputy Director, Parks, Recreation & Waterfront
Deborah Chernin, Principal Planner, Planning and Design Unit
Sue Ferrera, Superintendent, Parks Division
Denise Brown, Acting Recreation and Youth Services Manager
John Mann, Waterfront Manager
Tanya Moore, 2020 Vision Manager