2 Recreation and Parks employees elected to represent Jackson

JACKSON, Tenn. — Two local Recreation and Parks employees have been elected by their peers to represent the City of Jackson.

A news release states Whitney Billingsley and Christi David have been named Ethnic Minority Intersection Chair and West District Chair-elect, respectively, for the Tennessee Recreation and Parks Association (TRPA).

The TRPA is a nonprofit professional society aiming to achieve healthy, livable communities by uniting those committed to the benefits of parks and recreation.

Christi David / Courtesy: City of Jackson

According to the release, David was recently promoted to become the new Park Operations Manager for the Jackson Recreation and Parks Department, where she’ll focus on capital projects within the department, staff development, and more. David says she hopes to continue building on their success in Jackson and beyond.

Whitney Billingsley / Courtesy: City of Jackson

The release states Billingsley has been named to take on David’s previous role as JRPD Community Development Director, and says she is grateful for the opportunity to serve her city as well

“Congratulations to both Christ and Whitney in their appointments to the Tennessee Recreation and Parks Association,” said Mayor Scott Conger. “I am confident in their abilities to do great work in their new roles within our city’s Recreation and Parks Department but also on a state-wide level.”

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