A. Dana Kasler, a veteran of more than 25 years in parks and recreation administration, has been named the new Assistant Director of Revenue Facilities for Louisville Parks and Recreation.
Kasler, starts for Parks and Recreation on Monday, January 8, was most recently the Director of Parks and Recreation in Parkland, Fla., a nationally-accredited department with a $31 million budget and more than 31,500 acres of parks, preserves, facilities and other sites, including beaches.
“In reviewing Dana’s qualifications, those who worked with him over his career immediately attested to his high degree of professionalism, customer service and the way he built positive relationships with those in the communities he served,” said Seve Ghose, Director of Parks and Recreation. “He’s going to be a great addition to our staff.”
“I’m excited to join the team,” Kasler said. “I chose Louisville Parks and Recreation because of the rich tradition and history, and how the department honors those two things and has an eye on the future.”
Kasler holds Master of Science and Bachelor’s degrees from Ohio University, and his prior jobs include stops in Pittsburgh, Ponte Verde Beach, Fla., Kingsland, Ga., and Athens, Ohio.
His responsibilities will include overseeing nine municipal golf courses, the Iroquois Amphitheater, department-run special events, athletics, and permits and rentals of athletic fields and facilities.