Parks & Recreation Foundation Board

The Board has the power to act on all matters referred to it for the construction, reconstruction and improvement of public parks and recreational facilities including the acquisition of land for park purposes, the acquisition of major recreational equipment and facilities and the institution of new programs in the recreation system.


Doug Svatos, Chair

Tim Brady

Trent Thomas, Vice-Chair

Stephanie Galas 

Todd McGinn, Secretary

Ben Hart 

A.J. Sidhu


John Andrade


The Foundation is a 501c(3) organization that is currently accepting donations to fund the Olathe Parks & Recreation Scholarship Fund. This fund is designed to ensure all families in Olathe have access to the Olathe Parks & Recreation programs and memberships offered throughout the year. To make a donation please make the checkout to the Olathe Parks & Recreation Foundation and send to:

Olathe Parks & Recreation

c/o Teresa Wilson

PO BOX 768

Olathe KS 66051-0768