Parks & Recreation Board


Created pursuant to Chapter 2.52 of the Whitewater Municipal Code. The Board's responsibilities include assisting with the operation and maintenance of public parks, facilities and activities.

The Board shall consist of seven members. Four of the citizen members shall be residents of the city or a resident of the Whitewater School District. Three ex officio members shall not have specified residency requirement. Ex officio members will serve permanently or as long as they are holding office or are a representative of the following organizations: 

  • 1 Whitewater School District Representative
  • 1 Council representative
  • 1 University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Representative

There will also be one alternate member. Terms are for 3 years.


  • 5:30 p.m.
  • The 3rd Wednesday of each month
  • Meetings are subject to change

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes

Staff Support

City Representative - Parks & Recreation Director
Eric Boettcher
Phone: 262-473-0122
Email Eric Boettcher


  • City Council Representative
    Carol McCormick
    Term expires: 2021
    555 E Clay Street
    Phone: 262-473-5576
    Email Carol McCormick
  • UW-W Representative
    Jen Kaina
    Term expires: Indefinite
    800 W Main Street
    Phone: 262-472-1145
    Email Jen Kaina
  • School Board Rep
    Matthew Sylvester-Knudtson
    Term expires: Indefinite
    534 S Elizabeth Street
    Phone: 262-472-8705
    Email Matthew Sylvester-Knudtson
  • Citizen Member
    Laurence Kachel
    Term expires: 2022
    457 S Buckingham Boulevard
    Phone: 920-397-0422
    Email Laurence Kachel
  • Citizen Member
    Mike Kilar
    Term expires: 2021
    275 Colburn Lane
    Phone: 262-473-1081
    Email Mike Kilar
  • Citizen Member
    Jan Bilgen
    Term expires: 2022
    178 N. Park Street
    Phone: 262-473-2788
    Email Jan Bilgen
  • Citizen Member
    Bruce Parker
    Term expires: 2021
    724 S Wisconsin Street
    Phone: 262-903-9443
    Email Bruce Parker
  • Citizen Member
    Jaime Weigel
    Term expires: 2022
    216 N Park Street
    Phone: 262-472-8315
    Email Jaime Weigel
  • Ex officio School Board Rep
    Steve Ryan
    W7533 Iriquois Trail
    Phone: 608-883-2136
    Email Steve Ryan
  • Citizen Member Alternate
    Vacant Position