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Park Board Administration
Phone: (409) 797-5000

To contact us, please click on the person's name.
For media inquiries, call (409)797-5121 or email

Kelly de Schaun, Executive Director Kelly de Schaun, Executive Director
General Manager for the operations of the properties and programs under the jurisdiction and leadership of the Park Board of Trustees, including but not limited to the departments of Beach Maintenance, Beach Patrol, Park Management and Tourism Development as well as the properties of Stewart Beach, Dellanera RV Park, R.A. Apffel Park and Seawolf Park and the Visitors Centers. Works closely with the Board of Trustees and other stakeholders to address issues that affect tourism on the island.
Sheryl Rozier, Project Manager
Responsible for overseeing the planning, implementation and tracking of specific short-term projects which are to be incorporated into the regular operations and programs offered by the Park Board
Phone: (409)797-5138
Jill Dworsky, Human Resources Manager
Responsible for the overall development, implementation, coordination and administration of all HR functions including: recruiting, hiring, onboarding, staffing/performance/policy management, professional development, employee relations, policies and procedures
Phone: (409)797-5170
Mary Beth Bassett, Public Relations Coordinator Mary Beth Bassett, Public Relations Coordinator
Serves as media liaison for the Park Board of Trustees and Galveston's beach parks.
Phone: (409)797-5121
Georgia Alvarado, Administrative Assistant II
Responsible for the general day to day operations of the office, records retention and HR documentation. Answers Park Board phones and assists visitors. Prepares departmental reports for the Beach Parks, Beach Cleaning, Beach Patrol, and processes Park Board Beach Passes.
Phone: (409)797-5151

Park Board Operations

Galveston Beach Patrol

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Phone: (409) 763-4769