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Parks elections

January 25, 2012

Oakland County Parks and Recreation Commission re-elected Gerald A. Fisher of Clarkston as chairman and J. David VanderVeen of Clarkston as secretary.

They will serve in their roles until Dec. 31, 2012. Fisher has been a commission member since 2009, and VanderVeen since 1998.

Robert Kostin of Clarkston is also a member of the parks commission.

Established in 1966, the Oakland County Parks and Recreation Commission is the policy-making board that oversees the system's 6,700 acres. Commissioners are tasked with allocating and maintaining resources for 13 parks while making decisions about acquisition of park land, preserving green spaces, constructing and maintaining facilities and implementing innovative programs and services.

For more information, visit DestinationOakland.com or find Oakland County Parks and Recreation on Facebook.