Board of Directors
An elected five-member Board of Directors governs the Bend Park and Recreation District. The District's Board of Directors is responsible for developing district goals and setting policy. The Board meets the first and third Tuesday of each month.
To email all BPRD board members: firstname.lastname@example.org
Click HERE to see Board of Directors meeting agendas and minutes.
Board of Directors:
- Scott Wallace, Chair
- Dan Fishkin, Vice Chair
- Scott Asla
- Ted Schoenborn
- Craig Chenoweth
Scott Wallace moved to Bend in 1969 and grew up participating in many youth programs with Bend Metro Park and Recreation District. He graduated from Bend High School in 1980 and attended college on a baseball scholarship. After completing his competitive baseball career and earning Bachelor and Master of Science degrees in Geology from Southern Utah and Western Washington University, respectively, he joined Kleinfelder, Inc., a consulting engineering firm in 1987. Following stints in Las Vegas, Seattle and Portland, he returned to the community he has always considered home, and founded Kleinfelder’s Bend office branch in 1997. In 2010, he purchased the practice and founded The Wallace Group, an applied earth and environmental science firm. Scott and his wife Karen have two school-age children and their family is actively involved in many of the district’s recreation and sporting opportunities. Scott has a deep appreciation for Bend’s history, the park district's role in the community and is committed to working with citizens and fellow board members to provide the quality parks, trails, facilities and recreation programs which contribute to the quality of life enjoyed by Central Oregonians.
Dan Fishkin was originally appointed in February 2013 to fill a board vacancy created by Dallas Brown’s resignation. In May 2013, Dan was then elected by general election to his current board position. Dan is a business attorney with 35 years of professional experience as a lawyer, developer and business consultant. After relocating to Bend six years ago, Dan immediately became an active community volunteer. He served as a member of the Bend Park and Recreation District Budget Committee from 2008-2011 and as a Director of the Tower Theatre Foundation Board from 2011-2012. A graduate of the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office Citizen’s Academy, Bend Police Department Citizen’s Academy and Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue Academy, Dan is currently a member of the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue Team. Dan and his wife have a teenage son who is involved in local youth sports and BPRD recreational activities. email@example.com
Scott and his family have been involved with Bend Park & Recreation District since moving to Bend from Tigard, Oregon after the sale of their first business. He owned and operated a small, local business in Bend up until 2005. He is a past Bend Rotarian and Chamber of Commerce board member. He has coached numerous soccer teams and has been involved in local youth sports for over 14 years. His wife Susan, daughters Rebecca, Sara and son Tyler have enjoyed and used the districts many sports fields, dog parks and hiking trails. Scott first served on the park board in 2002-2003. Scott has a passion for youth sports, trails, dog parks and the programs and people that have made this district so special over the years. firstname.lastname@example.org
Ted has been on the board since 2003. He is retired from a career in US Public Health Service. He is also the station manager of (and helped to build) KPOV LP FM, Bend Community Radio, a community radio station that serves under-represented voices in the Bend community. For nearly 20 years he served as Park Board Chairman in Fort Mitchell, KY. The parks developed there won statewide design awards. His experience in building parks and developing recreation programs within budget continues in Bend. email@example.com
As the newest board member, Craig was elected to his board position by general election in May 2013. A current Bend resident, Craig works for the City of Bend and has been active in Bend Park & Recretion programs as a participant, parent and coach. firstname.lastname@example.org