Parks and Recreation Commission


  • 4:30 pm
  • 4th Tuesday of every month
  • 1615 Stadium Park Drive
    Canton, OH 44718
Name Position Expiration Date
Joseph Gerzina Mayor Appointee 12/31/2023
JR Rinaldi Mayor Appointee 12/31/2024
Fonda Williams Mayor Appointee 12/31/2025

Membership Requirements

Members must be residents of the City.

Appointment Process

Members are appointed by the Mayor. Council confirmation is not required.


The Board of Park Commissioners controls and manages the Canton City Parks and Recreation, children's playgrounds and public baths, and all improvements, acquisitions, construction, repairs, and the maintenance thereof.

Term Length

Three years


Members serve without compensation.


Ohio Revised Code 755