Recreation Commission

Commission Meetings

January 23 February 27
March 27 April 24
May 23 June 19*
July 24 August 28
September 25 October 23
November 27 December 18* **
Meetings Held: Fourth Tuesday @ 7:45 pm except as shown with  (*)
Meetings held at La Grande Park Recreation Building, 
La Grande Avenue and Second Street, Fanwood, NJ.
** Meeting held at Forest Road Park Recreation Building

Commission Members

The Recreation Commission is comprised of seven commissioners and four alternates, and oversees recreational programs and facilities for the residents of Fanwood. All members of the Commission are volunteers who are Fanwood residents. The Director manages the Recreation Department’s day-to-day operations.

Joe Valente Chairperson
Neil Pierce
Mike Szuch
Mike Kelly Treasurer
Anthony Carter Secretary
Joanna Budries
Amy Boroff
Bruce Zakarin  Alternate #1
Eryn Sinclair  Alternate #2
Nuha Alsouqi  Alternate #3
 Alternate #4
Bob Budiansky  Executive Director
Erin McElroy-Barker  Council Liason

Fanwood’s Department of Recreation is responsible for overseeing Fanwood’s parks and recreational facilities; providing after-school and summer camp programming for children; providing recreational programs for our senior community; and hosting town-wide events such as the Summer Free Movie Series, Halloween Parade & Costume Contest and the Holiday Celebration. Recreation also manages the reservation and rental of facilities that include recreation buildings and athletic fields.

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