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
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 Administrative Manager 972-624-3951
Andrea DuArte Recreation Coordinator 972-624-3975
OPEN POSITION Recreation Specialist    
Kacy George Athletics Supervisor 972-624-3950
Emery Owczar Athletics Specialist 972-625-1106
Lindsey Stansell Special Events Supervisor 972-624-3952
Nicole Schwartz Events Specialist 972-624-3955
Kennia Pequeno Recreation Leader 972-625-1106
Robert Martinez Recreation Leader 972-625-1106
Ashley Lemus Recreation Leader 972-625-1106
Nancy Lemus Recreation Leader 972-625-1106
Piper Powell Recreation Leader 972-625-1106
Nick Depew 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

Kirstin Wilson 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
Elise Knox Aquatics Manager (retiring) 672-624-2225

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
OPEN POSITION Mowing Crew    
Aaron Rox Landscape Crew Leader
John Rowland Landscape Crew
David Eggleston Landscape Crew
Marlisa Jemison Parks Supervisor 972-624-3968
David Gibson Athletics Crew Leader
Caelin Robison Athletics Crew
Paul Armistead Athletics Crew
Tim Anderson Parks Crew Leader
Julian Herrera Parks Crew
Ray Flores Parks Crew