Board of Park Commissioners

Cleveland Metroparks is a separate political subdivision of the state of Ohio. The Park District is governed by Cleveland Metroparks Board of Park Commissioners, composed of three citizens who serve three-year terms without compensation. Board members are appointed by the presiding Judge of the Probate Court of Cuyahoga County. The 2016 officers of the Board of Park Commissioners are:

A photo of the Board of Park Commissioners

Cleveland Metroparks Commissioners

Bruce G. Rinker, President
Debra K. Berry, Vice President
Dan T. Moore, Vice President

A portrait of Probate Judge Anthony J. Russo

The Honorable Judge Anthony J. Russo

Appointing Authority
Board of Park Commissioner

Board Meeting Schedule

The Board of Park Commissioners typically meet on a Thursday at 8 a.m., unless otherwise noted. Board meetings are typically held at Cleveland Metroparks Administrative Offices in the Rzepka Board Room located at 4101 Fulton Parkway, Cleveland, Ohio 44144, unless otherwise noted.

Cleveland Metroparks can provide assistive listening (AL) devices or sign-language interpreters for Board meetings for those individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. Please make a request two weeks before the meeting but no later than 48 business hours prior to the Board meeting. Contact us at 216.635.3214 or 216.635.3201.

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