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Our Staff

Thank you for your interest in the Hartford Council for Recreation. Our organizational leadership is made up of an all-volunteer, seven member Interlocal Board of Directors. This group of community leaders, representing several Hartford entities and municipalities, are tasked with making sure the Hartford Council for Recreation is run in the correct manner, both from an economical and ethical standpoint.

The Hartford Council for Recreation’s Interlocal Board of Directors typically meet every third Wednesday of the month, with meetings beginning at 7:00 PM. These meetings are open to the public for their input. If you plan on attending one of our meetings, we encourage you to check our calendar and social media channels for the latest, up-to-date information.

Below is contact information for the Hartford Council for Recreation’s Interlocal Board of Directors for the calendar year 2021, as well as contact information for the other various directors and staff that make-up our organization. The best way to communicate with any individual within our organization is to reach out to us via the email addresses that are listed on this page. Due to our various employment status and time constraints, it may take some time to respond to your inquiry, so please be patient with us in getting back with you.

PLEASE NOTE: All positions on the Interlocal Board of Directors are year-to-year and come up for a vote each January at our organizational meeting.

Interlocal Board of Directors

Jerrod Birmele, Chairman [email protected]
Representing: City of Hartford (Resident Representative)
Other Job Titles: Director of Operations, Co-Head Umpire, Website Administrator

Joseph Morsaw, Vice Chairman

[email protected]
Representing: Hartford Public Schools (Board of Education Representative)
Other Job Titles: Deputy Director of Operations

Marilyn Mead, Secretary

[email protected]
Representing: Hartford Council for Recreation (Representative)
Other Job Titles: Concession Director

Richard Hall, Treasurer

[email protected]
Representing: City of Hartford (City Council Representative)

Andy Bachman, Trustee

[email protected]
Representing: Hartford Township (Resident Representative)

Megan Mireles, Trustee

[email protected]
Representing: Hartford Council for Recreation (At-Large Representative)

Julie Sweet, Trustee

[email protected]
Representing: Hartford Township (Township Board Representative)

Directors & Staff

Jeff Christner [email protected]
Park Director

Kellan Nichols

[email protected]
Co-Head Umpire

Sandy Burtchett

[email protected]
League of Miracles Director

Janell Parker

[email protected]
Deputy Treasurer


Hartford Council for Recreation
130 Lincoln Street, Post Office Box 332
Hartford, Michigan 49057

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