"One generation plants the trees, another gets the shade."
The City Park Board of Commissioners generally meets on the fourth Tuesday of each month (except August). Meetings begin at 4pm in the City Park Administration Board Room located at 1 Palm Drive (unless otherwise noted). Please call 482-4888 to verify specific meeting dates and locations.
The board is comprised of 35 members – 12 are appointed and 23 are elected via the nominating committee of the board appointed by:
President of the Senate
Speaker of the House
New Orleans City Council (2)
Friends of City Park (3)
President of the Board of City Park
Chamber of Commerce
In addition, there are two ex-officio members:
Past President of the Board of City Park
Botanical Garden Foundation President
Self-nominations are accepted. If you wish to nominate someone, or yourself, to serve on the board, send a letter of interest and your Curriculum Vitae to:
New Orleans City Park
1 Palm Drive
New Orleans, LA 70124
In accordance with the American with Disabilities Act, if you need special assistance, please contact Denise Joubert at (504) 483-9363 describing the assistance needed.
Board of Directors:
J. Storey Charbonnet
Walt Leger, Jr.
Jean-Paul “JP” Morrell
Cleveland Spears, III