PRF Commission

The Parks, Recreation and Forestry Commission consists of seven members:  one Alderperson, the superintendent of the Sun Prairie Area School District or the Superintendent’s designee, and five (5) citizens of recognized experience and qualifications.  The Director of Parks, Recreation & Forestry shall be an ex-officio non-voting member of the Commission.

The Commission has all the powers conferred by law upon park, recreation and in cities of the fourth class and is charged with the duties of making recommendations, overseeing work and overseeing funds relating to all parks, playgrounds, and recreational activities as part of properties within the city.

The Parks, Recreation and Forestry Commission determines the recreational needs of the public, and has jurisdiction over the public recreation program of the City.

Click here to read the full description of the Parks, Recreation and Forestry Commission in Chapter 2.48 of the Sun Prairie Municipal Code of Ordinances.

The Parks, Recreation and Forestry Commission meets monthly at the discretion of the Commission Chairperson, which is normally scheduled for the second Wednesday of the month at 5:00 p.m. at City Hall in the City Hall Caucus Room (second floor)..

Meeting agendas and minutes are posted on the city website, located here.


Name  Position Term Expires
Barb Bailey  Member  2024
Kate Piela  Vice Chairperson  2024
Dale Wiessinger  School District Representative/ Vice Chairperson  2021
Seth Brody  Member  2023
Anthony Burks  Member  2021
Maureen Crombie  Member  2020
Kristin Newell  Member  2022
Kristin Grissom  Ex-Officio Member