Meet Our Staff

PARD Staff

The Colony Parks and Recreation Department staff and volunteers take their jobs seriously to make The Colony a better place to live for all citizens. The following mission statement has been adopted to express this dedication to the community: Our mission is to enhance the quality of life for all citizens of The Colony by providing a variety of safe, modern and affordable Parks and Recreation facilities and activities to meet the diverse and growing needs of our community.


Pam Nelson Community Services Director 972-624-3958
Kathy Neal Administrative Assistant 972-624-3957
Eve Morgan Park Development Manager 972-624-3956
Chase Smith Park Project Manager 972-624-3198

David Swain Recreation Manager 972-624-3959
Amber Downing Recreation Supervisor 972-624-3951
Andrea DuArte Recreation Specialist 972-624-3975
Kacy George Athletics Supervisor 972-624-3950
OPEN POSITION Athletics Leader 972-625-1106  
Lindsey Stansell Special Events Supervisor 972-624-3952
Nicole Schwartz Events Specialist 972-624-3955
Caitlin Hicinbothem Recreation Leader II 972-625-1106
Nick Depew Recreation Leader 972-625-1106
Nancy Lemus Recreation Leader 972-625-1106
Piper Powell Recreation Leader 972-625-1106
Emery Owczar Recreation Leader 972-625-1106
Kennia Pequeno Recreation Leader 972-625-1106
Robert Martinez Recreation Leader 972-625-1106
Community Center

Diana Holland Community Center Supervisor 972-624-2246
Michelle Tell Programs Leader 972-624-2246
Amy Brown Programs Leader 972-624-2246
Ron Czarny Recreation Leader 972-624-2246
Shirley Johnson Recreation Leader 972-624-2246
Beverly Newsome Recreation Leader 972-624-2246

Elise Knox Aquatics Manager 972-624-2225
Wanda Brown Aquatic Park Office Manager 972-624-2225
Joe Bustos Aquatic Park Maintenance 972-624-2225
Jim Davis Aquatic Park PT Maintenance 972-624-2225

Jackie Kopsa Park Maintenance Manager 972-624-3969
Jim Mackin Greenscape  & Landscape Supervisor 972-624-4453
Shane Bartel Mowing Crew Leader
Jeff Downing Mowing Crew
Carson Newman Mowing Crew
Eric Moss Landscape Crew Leader
John Rowland Landscape Crew
OPEN POSITION Landscape Crew    
Marlisa Jemison Parks Supervisor 972-624-3968
David Gibson Athletics Crew Leader
Caelin Robison Athletics Crew
OPEN POSITION Athletics Crew    
OPEN POSITION Parks Crew Leader    
Julian Herrera Parks Crew
Tim Anderson Parks Crew
Paul Armistead Parks Crew