Hutch Rec Leadership

Hutch Rec Leadership & Commissioners


Our leadership team and commissioners are committed to providing our community with lifelong wellness, cultural, natural and recreational opportunities that promote healthy minds and bodies through innovative programs, state-of-the-art facilities and protected open spaces. We invite you to find out more about each team member.

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Hutch Rec Board of Commissioners Seeking Applications for Appointment

Board of Commissioners (September 2021-August 2025)

Hutchinson Recreation Commission’s Board of Commissioners is seeking applications for an appointment to the commission. The appointment is from September 2021 through August 2025. Applicants must reside in the City of Hutchinson, be at least 18 years of age, and complete an application, available to download below. Applications must be returned to Hutch Rec Downtown, 17 E. 1st, by Friday, Oct. 1 at 5 p.m.

 Completed applications are public record and will be available for inspection at the HRC Administrative Office in accordance with the Kansas Open Records Act. Hutch Rec’s Board of Commissioners meets on the third Monday of the month at 4 p.m.

Questions regarding the application process or the procedures for filling the current vacancy on the Hutchinson Recreation Commission Board should be directed to Anthony Finlay, Executive Director of the Commission, by telephone (620-663-6179), or by email,

Download: Application for Commissioner Appointment



Hutch Rec’s Board of Commissioners meets on the third Monday of the month at 4 p.m. Meetings take place at Hutch Rec Downtown, 17 E. 1st. Meetings are open to the public.

Monday, September 20: Board of Commissioners Meeting at 4 p.m., Hutch Rec Downtown



September 20, 2021: Commission Meeting Agenda

August 18, 2021 Work Session Agenda

July 21, 2021: Commission Meeting Agenda

May 19 2021: Commission Meeting Agenda 

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Karin Neal

Chairperson • Appointed in 2009

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Sue Wray

Commissioner • Appointed in 2019

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Amanda Jackson

Commissioner • Appointed in 2015

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Jim Seitnater

Commissioner • Appointed in 2021

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Leslie Shea

Vice Chairperson • Appointed in 2015