Parks & recreation advisory commission


The Parks & Recreation Advisory Commission (PRAC) is a panel of county citizens who will act as a liaison between the public, the Board of Supervisors and the County Administration to advise on development, funding, programming, land acquisition, and maintenance related to Parks and Recreation activities and facilities. 

2024 Goals:

Commission Members:

Judy Cain-Oliver, Chairman | District 5

Gregory Davis, Vice Chairman | District 1

Alex Higgins | District 2

Frank Flannagan | District 3

Josh Cabaniss | District 4

Non-Voting Members:

Megan Heatwole, Director of Parks and Recreation 

Bob Benway, Powhatan County Schools Representative 

Robert Powers, Powhatan County Board of Supervisors, District 3 


PRAC welcomes all members of the community who want to stay informed and engage in the upcoming developments within our county parks and programs. Meetings are held 1st Thursday of the month, in the training room at Pocahontas Landmark Center, 4290 Anderson Highway, from 6:00pm-8:00pm.

Meeting Dates (2024):

January 23, February 1, March 7, April 4, May 2, June 6, July- No Meeting, August 1, September 5, October 3, November 7, December 5- TBD

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Seats expiring May 31, 2024: Districts 2, 4 

PRAC Board Member Application

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