Recreation Board

The Recreation Board consists of 10 members. Members include the Chairman of the parks and recreation committee of the Ludington City Council, a member of the Ludington School Board, the Pere Marquette Township Supervisor or designee, the Summit Township Supervisor or designee, the Hamlin Township Supervisor or designee, a City of Ludington City Councilor, the Ludington Area Schools Athletic Director, an At-Large Ludington School Board appointee, and 2 At-Large City of Ludington appointees.


  • The Recreation Board is an advisory Board responsible for recreation issues and implementation of parks and recreation programs, facilities and collaborations
  • Brent Gillette (School Appointment /At-Large)
    Term expires: 2023
  • Les Johnson (City Council Member)
    Term expires: 2023
  • Tom Ezdebski (City Appointment/At-Large)
    Term expires: 2023
  • Dan Mesyar (School Board Appointment/At-Large)
    Term expires: 2026
  • Stephanie Reed (School Board Member)
     Term expires: 2026
  • Jason Thurston (City Appointment/At-Large)
     Term expires: 2025
  • Cheri Stibitz, Councilor (Chairman of Parks and Recreation)
     Term expires: 2024
  • Wayne Kelly (Summit Township Appointment)    
     Term expires: 2026
Terms expire on December 31st of year listed.

The Recreation Board will meet on Thursday May 17, 2018 at 6:00pm At the Ludington Municipal Building 400 S. Harrison Street
For more information access the Recreation Department.