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Shanda Williams, Parks & Recreations Superintendent

Shanda Williams
Parks and Recreation

Shanda Williams became the Parks and Recreation Superintendent for the City of Mountain Brook in October 2013.  She is responsible for maintaining the city’s seven parks, the high school athletic complex, the playing fields at the four elementary schools and junior high, and over 106 traffic islands and other parcels of right-of-ways.

Shanda has a Bachelor of Science in Horticulture from Auburn University.  She has over 17 years experience in landscape management, including her employment with the City of Birmingham where she maintained Linn Park and the Arlington Antebellum Home and Gardens.  Before coming to Mountain Brook, she managed the Horticulture Department for the City of Center Point where she earned their first employee of the year award in 2010.

Shanda is active with the Birmingham Area Municipal Administrators Association (BAMAA) where she has served in many positions, including President in 2013.  She is also a member of the Alabama Turfgrass Association and National Recreation and Parks Association.  She also participates in various continuing education classes to stay on top of new regulations and trends.

Shanda is married with two children, whose activities keep her busy after work hours.  Her son plays recreational soccer and is in Cub Scouts.  Her daughter participates on her high school’s color guard, varsity soccer team, and plays flute in the concert band.  Shanda serves as secretary for the high school’s soccer booster board.