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Staff Directory

Gene Smith, Executive Director

Gene, a Clemson graduate with a Bachelors of Science degree in Recreation and Park Administration, brings 34 years of recreation management experience to the department. His professional career began in 1974 when he served as Parks and Recreation Director for the City of Mauldin. Prior to his current position he served as the Greenville County Recreation District’s Director of Maintenance and Development.  A Greenville native who enjoys golf and gardening, Gene is married with two children and four grandchildren.

 

Administrative Office Front Desk – 864-288-6470

Department Administrators

Contact the following individuals by email or call (864) 676-2180. .

Executive Director: Gene Smith – Ext. 130

Deputy Director/CFO: Chanell Moore – Ext. 111

Parks Director: Don Shuman – Ext. 110

Recreation Director: Nancy Callahan – Ext. 125

Facilities Director: Ray Dunham – Ext. 131

Greenways, Natural & Historic Resources Director: Ty Houck – Ext. 141

Human Resources Director: Stacey Bechtold – Ext. 159

Staff Contacts

Contact the following individuals by email or call (864) 322-7529. .

Pavilion: Ted Lambrecht – Ext. 204

Ice Skating: Jimmy Crockett – Ext. 203

Ice Hockey: George Fowler – Ext. 208

Tennis: Tim Driscoll – Ext. 207

Birthday Parties: Dianne Cundiff – Ext. 214

 

Contact the following individuals by calling (864) 676-2180.

Accounting: Angel Pendergrass – Ext. 157

Procurement Specialist: Chrystel Jones – Ext. 113

Programs & Events: Joe Lanahan Ext. 142

Camp Spearhead/Special Olympics: Randy Murr – Ext.127

Athletics Manager: Steve Cooke – Ext. 123

Assistant Athletics Manager: Rich Dixon – Ext. 134

Athletic Coordinator: Wilbur McNeil – Ext. 163

Sports Tourism: Jeff Poole – Ext. 122 .

Community Centers: Lawanda Curry – Ext. 121

Riverbend Park: Jill Brookey – Ext. 161

Volunteering:  Joni Dilworth – Ext. 126

Park & Development Planner: Colin Young – Ext. 160

 

Contact the following individuals by email or call the number listed..

7th Inning Splash: Jill Brookey – 299-1842

Otter Creek: Dave Parker – 834-4108

Discovery Island: Beth Scheimann – 963-4345

Westside Aquatic Center: Merv Faassen DeHeer – 295-0032

Team Greenville Swimming: Scott Bonine – 220-0209

Pleasant Ridge Camp & Retreat Center: Marty Daigle – 660-1065

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Greenville County Parks, Recreation, & Tourism

4806 Old Spartanburg Road Taylors, SC 29687

ph: (864) 288-6470  fax: (864) 288-6499