Board of Park Commissioners

MetroParks of Butler County is a separate political subdivision of the state of Ohio. The Park District is governed by MetroParks Board of Park Commissioners, composed of three citizens who serve three-year terms without compensation. Board members are appointed by the presiding Judge of the Probate Court of Butler County. The 2017 Board of Park Commissioners are:

Cynamon Trokhan - President

Gregory T. Amend - Vice President

Edward L. Dwyer - Member

Commissioners Joint Photo - resized

Past Park Commissioners

  • Gilbert E. Condo, June 1955-December 1968
  • Charles W. Denny, Jr., June 1955-December 1957
  • Earl H. Thompson, June 1955-December 1958
  • William K. Robinson, January 1958-December 1969
  • Earnest A. Hively, January 1959-December 1961
  • M. David Urmston, January 1962-December 1964
  • Joseph P. Wespiser, III, January 1965-December 1972
  • George C. Cummins, January 1969-October 1979
  • John C. Dillon, January 1970-December 1975
  • Raymond D. Bourne, January 1973-June 1979
  • Bruce L. Peters, Jr, January 1976-December 1978
  • Robert E. Hagan, January 1979-December 1983
  • James A. Wespiser, July 1979-December 1988
  • David R. Eichel, November 1979-December 1986
  • William E. Rathman, January 1984-December 1989
  • Willis H. Harbaum, January 1987-December 1999
  • Carol F. Shrider, January 1988-December 1991
  • Leonard L. Robinson, January 1990-December 1992
  • Linda Sue Amend, January 1992-December 1997
  • Richard Slagle, January 1993-December 1995
  • Stanley D. Rullman, January 1996-December 2001
  • John M. O'Neill, January 2002-July 2006
  • Jacqueline R. Parrish, January 2000-July 2008
  • Kathleen L. Klink, August 2008-January 2010
  • Current Board of Park Commissioners:
  • Gregory T. Amend, January 1998-
  • Edward L. Dwyer, September 2006-
  • Cynamon T. Trokhan, February 2010-