Recreation Advisory Committee

MEETINGS

Meetings are held on the second Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. at the James J. Cullen Center, 1776 Union Ave. All meeting dates are subject to change. Please check the calendar

2023 Meeting Dates

Second Thursday of the month. Dates subject to change. 

  • January 12, 2023
  • February 9, 2023
  • March 9, 2023
  • April 13, 2023
  • May 11, 2023
  • June 8, 2023
  • July 13, 2023
  • August 10, 2023
  • September 7, 2023
  • October 12, 2023
  • November 9, 2023
  • December 14, 2023

Members & Term End

  • Mary Beth Walsh, Chairwoman - 2023
  • Karen Bachmann, 2027
  • Laura Bibb, 2023
  • Lauren Dalbero, 2025
  • Troy Gialanella, 2024
  • Kristin Lambiase, 2023
  • Lisa Rafalko, 2027
  • Tricia Sheldrick, 2025
  • Robyn Smentkowski, 2024
  • Linda Sorrentino, 2025
  • David Personette, (Alternate #1) for an unexpired term ending 12/31/2024
  • Kim Callahan (Alternate #2) for an unexpired term ending 12/31/2023
  • Lori DiMartino (Alternate #3) for an unexpired term ending 12/31/2023

Recreation Director

Chris McManus, Recreation Director    

Township Committee Representatives

  • James Cavuto
  • Mike Glackin

VOLUNTEERS

We welcome new volunteers! Please fill out an online application.

COMMITTEE OVERVIEW

The nine member Recreation Advisory Committee advise the Mayor, Township Committee and the Director of Recreation on the operation of the Township swimming facilities, parks, playgrounds, and indoor and outdoor recreation programs. The committee is governed by municipal ordinance. There are nine members and four alternates. Terms are 5 years. 

Events in 2023 include the Bike with a Bunny Parade, Memorial Day Ceremony, Fourth of July Fireworks, Summer Concerts, Halloween Bonfire, Hazlet Day, Thanksgiving Community Feast and The Holly Jolly.