Each department within the Wood County Park District has a unique function. Working together, these departments provide safe, quality spaces and engaging activities for the citizens of Wood County while protecting natural and cultural resources.
Administration: (419) 353-1897
Neil A. Munger, Director
Jeff Baney, Assistant Director
Kristin Long, HR Coordinator & Office Manager
Kellie Panning, Administrative Assistant
Jamie Sands, Volunteer Services & Communications Specialist
The administrative business offices are located at
Park District Headquarters 18729 Mercer Road, Bowling Green, OH 43402.
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Park Police: (877) 726-4376
Todd Nofzinger, Chief of Police
Eric Shiffler, Sergeant
Troy Bateson, Officer
Mark Reef, Officer
Mark Wagner, Officer
In addition to keeping the parks safe, the Park Officers conduct a variety of programs including fishing, women’s self defense, CPR certification, bicycle safety, hunting safety and boating safety. The Park Officers visit the parks daily and have a central office at the W.W. Knight Nature Preserve in Perrysburg.
Stewardship: (419) 661-5113
Eric Scott, Stewardship Coordinator
Zebediah Albert, Restoration Specialist
Adrien Lowien, Woodland Specialist
Arden Pontasch, Stewardship Specialist
The Stewardship Department is responsible for natural land management and habitat restoration in the parks, as well as, the native plant nursery and greenhouses where thousands of native plants are grown each year to propagate in the parks. In addition, the Stewardship department conducts a variety of conservation-based volunteer programs and maintains native plant gardens throughout the parks. The Stewardship shop is located at the J.C. Reuthinger Memorial Preserve, 30730 Oregon Road, Perrysburg.
Programs: (419) 661-1697
Jim Witter, Program Coordinator
Bill Hoefflin, Senior Naturalist
Craig Spicer, Adventure Naturalist
Corinne Gordon, Historic Farm Specialist
Stewart Orr, Historic Farm Assistant
Alyssa Kapelka, Historic Farm Interpretive Assistant
The Program Department creates and conducts public programming in nature education and several recreational adventure programs. In addition, the Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalist program is headed by the Program Department whose offices are at the W.W. Knight Nature Preserve, 29530 White Road, Perrysburg, as well as, The Carter Historic Farm, 18331 Carter Road, Bowling Green, OH 43402
Rob Brian, Field Operations Manager
Ned Fairbanks, Maintenance Specialist
Scott Stoudinger, Maintenance Specialist
Eli Enyon, Operations Specialist
Andrew Fairbanks, Facilities and Lawn Care
Stewart Orr, Part-time Facilities and Lawn Care
The Operations Department keeps the parks clean and beautiful. Their many responsibilities include: conducting playground safety inspections, playground updates, restroom and rental facilities cleaning, grass mowing, vehicle maintenance and much more behind-the-scenes work. Operations’ offices are located at Park District Headquarters.
Steve True, Operations and Construction Manager
Tim Feasel, Construction Specialist
The construction Department is responsible for building and maintaining many capital improvement projects including the open-air shelters available for rent, playground installations, and building the archery range among other projects. Construction offices are located at Park District Headquarters.