Park Board


  • 3 p.m.
  • 1st Wednesday of Each Month
  • Administration Offices
    4449 Street Road 43 N
    West Lafayette, IN 47906
Please call the park office at 765-463-2306 to confirm meeting dates and times.

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes | View Agendas and Minutes From 2011 and Older


A 7-member Park Board presides over operations of the Tippecanoe County Park and Recreation Department as per Indiana state statute. The board is made up of community members appointed by the following:
  • 1 member by the Mayor of the City of Lafayette
  • 1 member by the Tippecanoe County Commissioners
  • 2 members by the Circuit Court Judge
  • 2 members by the Tippecanoe County Council
  • Tippecanoe County Extension Agent serves as an automatic appointment
Terms on the Park Board are 4 years with the exception of the Mayor's appointment, which is at his/her pleasure, and the Extension Agent, which is concurrent with his/her employment.

Current Board Members

  • John Gambs, President
  • Mike Gery, Vice President 
  • Esther Chosnek
  • Karen Mitchell
  • Opal, Kuhl
  • Scott Rumble
  • Dennis Mellon