Recreation Commission

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Recreation Commission


The Orange Community Education & Recreation Department creates a variety of opportunities for citizen involvement through its Commission, through various advisory councils and through focus groups.

The Orange Community Education & Recreation Commission is this department's advisory council providing support and feedback so that a varied range of recreational and educational activities may be provided to area residents in accordance with the department's mission. Commission at large and governmental representatives act as community liaisons by sharing community feedback with the department's Director and leadership team and by encouraging the broadest possible involvement of area residents in the department's programs, projects and services.

The Commission meets monthly on the second Tuesday of each month at 6:30pm at the Pepper Pike Learning Center (and via Google Meet while Covid-19 affects in person meetings). Residents are encouraged to attend Commission meetings or consider filling periodic representative vacancies.  Feel free to contact any of the following Commission members with ideas and questions. 

Current OCE&R Commission Members

Dave Watson - Chairman, At Large Representative
Dan Blakemore - Vice-Chairman, Woodmere Representative
Cathy Bobeck -  At-Large Representative
Kate Carpenter -  Moreland Hills Representative
John Driscoll - Orange Village Representative 
Emmy Workman - Pepper Pike Representative 
Jill Korsok - OCER Director
Dr. Lynn Campbell - Superintendent
Dr Rebecca Boyle - Board of Education
Beth Wilson-Fish - Board of Education 
The Recreation currently has an opening for a representative from Hunting Valley. The Commission is also seeking to fill an At-Large representative vacancy. If you are interested in serving on the Commission, please complete the following questionnaire and take a look at the duties and responsibilities packet.  Contact OCER Director Jill Korsok at for more information. 

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