H.P.A.R.D. Director’s Timeline

HISTORY OF THE PARKS DEPARTMENT DIRECTORS (1943 - 2004)

Parks Department Directors and Acting Directors and the Mayors who appointed them...

1943 C. C. (Pat) Fleming
Otis Massey (1943 -1947)

1946 Hugo Koehn, Acting Dir.
Otis Massey

1948 Hugo Koehn, Acting Dir.
Oscar Fitzallen Holcombe (1947 -1952)

1953 Gus H. Haycock
Roy Mark Hofheinz (1953 -1955)

Gus H. Haycock
Oscar Fitzallen Holcombe (1956-1957)

Gus H. Haycock
Lewis Wesley Cutrer (1958-1963)

1964 Gus H. Haycock
Louie Welch (1964 - 1973)

1965 G. A. (Dan) Lynch, Acting Dir.
Louie Welch

1966 William G. Scheibe
Louie Welch

1974 George W. Lanier Jr.
Fred Hofheinz (1974-1977)

1978 James S. Hart
Jim McConn (1978 -1981)

1983 Donald G. Olson
Kathryn J. Whitmire (1982 - 1992)

1993 William R. Smith
Robert C. Lanier (1992 -1997)

1998 Oliver B. Spellman Jr.
Lee P. Brown (1998 -2003)

2002 Roy E. Wilson, Acting Dir.
Lee P. Brown

2002 Roksan Okan-Vick
Lee P. Brown

2004 Joe Turner
Bill White

2010 Joe Turner
Annise Parker

2016 -  April 2017 Joe Turner
Sylvester Turner

2017 Lisa Johnson, Interim Director
Sylvester Turner

2017 Stephen Wright
Sylvester Turner