The Recreation Advisory Board is appointed by the Polk County Board of Commissioners and serves to advise the Recreation Department and the county on community recreation needs and the operations of the deparment.

There are up to 9 members on the board which meets most months at 6:00 on the second Monday. Please call the Recreation Department at 828-894-8199 to confirm the date and time. The meetings are open to the public.

Current Board Members:

1. Claude Turner
2. Laura Lynch
3. Jim Stewart
4. Billy Alm
5. Matt Mullett
6. Jonathan Gerst
7. Kate Bond
8. Vacant
9. Vacant
Paul Bieler (Commissioner representative)