On Friday afternoon, July 6, the City of Brooksville announced the hire of a new Parks and Recreation Director, Angie Whisnant. Whisnant replaces former Parks and Recreation Director Mike Walker.

According to the release, Ms. Whisnant will assume the duties of Parks and Recreation Director on Monday, August 5, 2019.

Angie Whisnant

Angie Whisnant

Ms. Whisnant most recently served as Parks and Recreation Director for Putnam County, Florida. She has also served as the Director of Parks and Recreation for the City of Bartow, Florida.

“We’re looking forward to seeing Ms. Whisnant connecting with the families and children of the community and open communication with City Council, says Councilwoman Betty Erhard, “It will be exciting to see the positive things she has in mind to revive and promote our City Parks.”

Ms. Whisnant holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Recreation Administration from Eastern Illinois University and an MPA in Public Administration from Southern Illinois University.