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Parks and Recreation

Greenways Commission

The Greenways Commission of Metro Parks is charged with the planning and development of greenways throughout Nashville.

The sixteen member Commission was established in 1992 to be advisory to the Metropolitan Board of Parks and Recreation.

It is comprised of seven Mayor-appointed citizens, four Metro Council members, and representatives of the Park Board,Planning Commission, Metropolitan Development & Housing Agency, and Public Works Department.

The Commission is served by three Metro Parks staff members.

Citizen Representatives
Ann Tidwell, Chair
Mark Deutschmann
Donna Nicely
John Norris
Jennifer Westerholm

Council Representatives
John Cooper
Kathleen Murphy
Keven Rhoten
Colby Sledge

Metro Government and Department Representatives-Ex Officio
Adams Carroll, Planning
Stan Fossick, Park Board
Jenaa Smith/Jason Radinger, Public Works
Tommy Lynch/Shain Dennison, Parks

Shain Dennison, Assistant Director, Metro Parks, Greenways and Open Space Division
Mark Bradfield, Greenway Trails Project Manager,
Cindy Harrison, Project Manager,

2015 Greenways Commission Meeting Schedule

At Metro Parks, 511 Oman Street, except for field trips (locations TBA)

  • February 18, 11:30
  • April 8, 4:00 field trip
  • June 10, 11:30
  • August 12, 11:30
  • October 14, 4:00 field trip
  • December 9, 11:30 


(615) 862-8400