Parks and Recreation Commission


Meetings take place on the third Monday of the month at 6 p.m.

The January 16, 2023 meeting has been canceled in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr., Day.


Rio Rancho City Hall, 3200 Civic Center Circle

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District 1 - Tischa Becker

District 2 - Paul Hefft

District 3 - Ellen Herrera

District 4 - Steven Etter

District 5 - Patricia French Barger

District 6 - Lisa Leiding

At-Large - Christopher Marsh


The Parks and Recreation Commission shall act in an advisory capacity to the Governing Body and shall advise and recommend to the Governing Body to insure the efficient, economical and comprehensive planning of parks and recreation.


The Commission shall consist of seven members. One member of the Commission shall be appointed from each of the six City Council districts and each member shall reside in their respective district during their term. One member shall be a resident of the city, appointed at-large. The terms of appointment for commissioners shall be three years. The terms shall be staggered for overlapping terms.