The DeWitt Area Recreation Authority staff is comprised of a full time Executive Director, full time Program Coordinator, and a full time Program Specialist. DARA also employs a number of part time program supervisors and seasonal staff. The staff is governed by policies set by a six member Board of Commissioners.
Executive Director - Chad Stevens, CPRP
Chad served as the Program Coordinator for DARA from July 2006 to January 2015. Chad holds a bachelor's degree in Kinesiology with a cognate in Community Recreation Management from Michigan State University. Chad also holds his certification as a Certified Parks and Recreation Professional (CPRP) through the National Recreation and Park Association.
Program Coordinator - Nick Wing
Nick graduated from Central Michigan University with a Bachelor's Degree in Recreation, Parks and Leisure Services Administration focused in Outdoor Recreation with a minor in Sociology. Nick has experience in summer camps, special events, and other outdoor recreation programming.
DARA Board of Commissioners
Doug Simon - Chairman (DeWitt Charter Township)
Cynthia Robinson - Vice Chairman (DeWitt Charter Township)
Dave Hunsaker - Member at Large (City of DeWitt)
Samantha Stevens- Member at Large (City of DeWitt)
Adam Cramton - Member at Large (DeWitt Charter Township)
Matthew Cooper - Member at Large (City of DeWitt)