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This Week's Speaker on Zoom ...
Brent Walker, Parks Director, City of Dunwoody Parks & Recreation

Grab your coffee or tea and the breakfast of your choice and join us this Friday morning at 7:30 a.m. on Zoom to hear more about the work of the City of Dunwoody's Parks and Recreation Department. You can join the Zoom meeting at https://zoom.us/j/99732258910 or if you have the Zoom app on your phone or computer, you can go there and type in the meeting ID: 997 3225 8910. You can also join by one tap mobile at +13126266799,,99732258910# US (Chicago) or +16465588656,,99732258910# US (New York).

Brent Walker serves the City of Dunwoody as Parks Director, City of Dunwoody Parks & Recreation. Walker joined the City of Dunwoody staff is 2010 with a mandate to develop policies and procedures for the creation of a new parks and recreation department. Through his leadership the City of Dunwoody has developed a comprehensive Master Plan for parks and recreation activities with a reach of over 200 acres of park property and has made significant progress in plan implementation. Walker visits with the Rotary Club of Dunwoody to discuss the process of plan development, report implementation status and invite further input on the future of Dunwoody Parks and Recreation assets.

Walker has extensive experience working with communities to help them develop and leverage their parks and recreation assets to enhance quality of life and economic vitality. Prior to joining the City of Dunwoody, Walker has served as District Coordinator and, earlier, Recreation Coordinator of Gwinnett County Parks and Recreation, in Lawrenceville. He has served with similar focus the communities of Pine Lake, Decatur, Georgia and Auburn Alabama.

Walker lives in Decatur with his wife Laura and three children; Noah, Eliza and Charlie. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in Art from Auburn University. He was the recipient in 2008 of the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) Gold Medal Award, for noteworthy accomplishments leading and serving communities with a focus on arts and recreation.

Posted by Jackie Cuthbert
June 10, 2020

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