walking trail at Cedar Creeks PreserveEach 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.

Contact us at (419) 353-1897, or email office@wcparks.org

Rangers: (877) 726-4376

Todd Nofzinger, Chief Ranger

Eric Shiffler, Ranger Sergeant

Mark Reef, Ranger

Shawn Reummele, Ranger

Mark Wagner, Ranger

The Rangers are certified Ohio Peace Officers. In addition to keeping the parks safe, the rangers conduct a variety of programs including fishing, women’s self defense, CPR certification, bicycle safety, hunting safety and boating safety. The Rangers 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

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

Elyse Bennett, Historic Farm Specialist

Dillon Barto, Part-time Farm Assistant

Beth Parker, Part-time Naturalist

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

Operations

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.

Construction

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.