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 Recreation 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.
OCE&R Commission Members
Dan Blakemore - Chairman, Woodmere Representative
Kate Carpenter - Vice Chairman, Moreland Hills Representative
Cathy Bobeck - At-Large Member
Lisa Taylor - Orange Village Representative
Anna Trickett - At-Large Member
Dave Watson - At Large Representative
Emmy Zatroch - At-Large Member
Jill Korsok - OCER Director
Kelly Borders - OCER Assistant Director
Dr. Lynn Campbell - Superintendent
The Recreation Commission currently has one At-Large member opening and is also seeking a representative member from Hunting Valley. Individuals interested in serving as village / city reprresentatives should contact their Mayor's office as those positions are selected and appointed by the Mayor.