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  Holland - HR (No Filter)-50Samantha Holland - Parks and Recreation Director
  Email: sholland@yvill

Phone: (707) 944-8712

BIO - Samantha Holland was born and raised in the Napa Valley and is now happily raising her son here. Starting in the field of Parks and Recreation as a Summer Camp Site Director in Napa, Samantha has spent 17 years working for local municipalities creating places and programs for residents and visitors to be healthy, explore, gather, learn and play! Samantha has been with the Town of Yountville since 2010. Her office is located at the Yountville Community Center.


 IMG_4706Lisa Tyler, Facilities Manager
Phone: (707) 944-8712

 BIO - My name is Lisa Tyler. I have worked for the Town of Yountville for 13 years. I am the Facilities Manager for the Community Center and also manage the pool during the summer. I grew up in Southern California and graduated from California State University, Long Beach with a bachelor's degree in Physical Education/Sports Medicine. I also have a Master's Degree in Kinesiology. I have lived in the Napa Valley for 26 years. In my free time I enjoy kayaking, riding my horse, walking my dog and traveling.


  Jennifer Carvalho, Recreation Supervisor
  Phone: (707) 944-8712


 Garrett Kuehel

  Garrett Kuehle, Recreation Coordinator
  Phone: (707) 944-8712

Stacy Diaz, Administrative Assistant
Phone: (707) 944-8712








The mission of the Parks and Recreation Department is to provide healthy lifestyle promoting activities, classes & services for all ages and interests.

The responsibilities of the Parks and Recreation Department include:

  • Managing the daily operations as well as the long range planning of the Parks and Recreation Department, all of its services and facilities.
  • Supervises department personnel including the hiring, training, evaluation, and discipline; mentor and develop employees and fostering creativity.
  • Oversees, develops and implements administrative procedures and policies associated with recreation programs and facilities.
  • Reviews and analyzes the effectiveness off departmental services and makes necessary improvements.
  • Prepares and monitors the annual budget, makes recommendations regarding fees and fee collections.
  • Provides staff support to various committees as assigned including the Parks and Community Services Commission, Recycling and Resource Conservation Committee, and other ad hoc committees.
  • Works collaboratively with citizen and other public groups agencies and organizations to bring about coordinated, effective delivery of recreation, Community Center and other related community services.
  • Prepares reports and studies related to recreation programs, capital improvements, facility maintenance and other assigned activities.
  • Organizes and develops volunteer programs.
  • Assists in the planning and organizing of community events; coordinates, develops, distributes various public information and marketing materials related to Town services and programs including the administration of the Town newsletter.
  • Prepares and monitors grants.
  • Assists in the planning, financing and development of recreational facilities and Community Center renovation and expansion.
  • Responds to and resolves difficult and sensitive citizen inquiries and complaints.
  • Performs others related duties and special projects as assigned by the Town Manager.