The Greenways and Open Space Commission

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

Citizen Representatives
Senator Brenda Gilmore
Jeanie Nelson
Jacqueline Quarles-McCoy
Kate Stephenson
Charles Sueing
Ann Tidwell, Chair
Grant Winrow
Tyler Yarbro

Council Representatives
Burkley Allen
Jeff Syracuse
Brandon Taylor
Nancy VanReece

Metro Government and Department Representatives-Ex Officio
Monique Odom, Director of Parks

Cindy Harrison, Director, Greenways and Open Space Division