The City of Woodstock has hired Brian Borden, CPRP, as Director of Woodstock Parks and Recreation Department. His first day with the city is January 3, 2023.

"Brian comes to Woodstock with an impressive career background and shares our vision for the impact that parks and recreation can have in building a more vibrant, active city," said Mayor Michael Caldwell. "I am excited to welcome him to our team and to have his help implementing our Council's ambitious plans for new parks, trails, and more."

Borden has 26 years of experience in parks and recreation serving most recently as the Director of the Brookhaven Parks and Recreation Department. In his role, he oversaw the maintenance of nineteen existing parks and over three hundred acres of green spaces and trails. Borden worked with Brookhaven officials to obtain a $40 million park bond to complete a park master plan that was approved in 2018.

"I am very excited about this opportunity to be the Director of Parks and Recreation for the City of Woodstock,” stated Borden. “I am looking forward to sitting down and meeting the members of the Parks and Recreation team and talking to them about the department and the needs of the community."

Brian Borden has also worked with parks and recreation departments in Tennessee including the cities of Columbia, Clarksville, and Germantown. He is a Certified Parks and Recreation Professional and a graduate of the Tennessee Recreation and Parks Association Leadership Development Institute. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Physical Education from Middle Tennessee State University.

Brian Borden