The Recreation District was created by the Summit County Commission, under the Utah Special Services District Act, to provide recreational services and facilities for residents of western Summit County residing in the unincorporated area outside of Park City. The seven-member Administrative Control Board of the Snyderville Basin Special Recreation District is appointed by the Board of County Commissioners to oversee the operation of the District. All Board members are required to be a registered voter at the place of their residence in the Snyderville Basin, within the District boundaries. Board terms are 4-years, and vacancies are advertised to be filled at the end of each 4-year term. Board members may choose to apply for reappointment.
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Cathy Kahlow has been a resident of Snyderville Basin since 2006. She loves living here because of the wonderful recreation opportunities available. She is excited to work on the Board and has over 30 years experience in public land recreation, trails, wilderness, and interpretive program administration throughout National Forests in the west. Her passion for outdoor recreation started with municipal government recreation and led to working with the National Park Service and later, the U.S. Forest Service. Currently she is in executive leadership serving as District Ranger for the Salt Lake District. Cathy is married and has two grown children that also live in Park City.
Gary Resnick returned to Utah with his wife Lee Midgley in 2012, after living in Maryland, Virginia and New Mexico. He currently resides in Jeremy Ranch and enjoys skiing, hiking, biking, whitewater boating and just being outdoors with his yellow lab Angel. He retired from the Department of Defense and Los Alamos National Laboratory after a 30+ year career leading and managing research and development. He holds a PhD in microbiology, was a member of the Federal Senior Executive Service and is a National Ski Patrol alumni. He is currently a consultant providing strategic planning and group facilitation services. He is excited to have the opportunity to bring to the Board his training, experience and commitment to maintaining the exceptional recreational resources of the Basin Recreation District.
Ben Castro has lived in Silver Creek for 19 years with his wife Amy and their children Paige and Anna. He brings over 20 years of experience in the financial services industry. His interests are mountain biking, trail running, and triathlons. When he is not able to get outdoors he makes good use of The Fieldhouse. He is excited to be a board member and looks forward to continuing to promote recreation for the Basin.
Aaron Newman has been a resident of the Basin since 2008, and joined the Board in 2016 after spending 16 years creating university recreation, intramural, and leadership programs across the country. Currently, Aaron works with the National Ability Center and oversees the training and education program, and works with international groups and coordinates adaptive recreation trainings both domestically and internationally. When not at work, Aaron can be found running or Nordic skiing on the trails with his wife Amy and their two dogs. Aaron is excited to bring his passion and his experience in creating solid recreation programs and strategic planning to the Board.