As Parks & Recreation Director, Brandt will lead the Parks & Recreation staff in achieving departmental goals through training, mentorship, and encouraging innovation and input. She will also work collaboratively on emerging community issues, such as homelessness, and help rebuild special events and recreational programs.
“Providing meaningful spaces for residents to connect is crucial to cultivating a strong sense of community,” said City Manager Steve Potter. “We are confident Breyana’s Parks & Recreation expertise and leadership will guide us to a deeper City bond through Department-specific initiatives.”
Brandt brings a wealth of knowledge in parks and recreation administration, from program and service management to parks operations and maintenance, which will be a welcome asset to the City. Before her recent hire at the City of Napa, Brandt served as Parks & Recreation Director at the Town of Moraga and Assistant Recreation & Human Services Director at the City of San Leandro.
“I look forward to joining this amazing City of Napa team,” said Ms. Brandt. “Parks and recreation are integral parts of the health and vitality of a community and I am so excited to be a part of the continued success of this department.”
Brandt earned her Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies and Master of Public Administration from San Francisco State University.
With Brandt’s hiring, the City continues its commitment to workforce recruitment and stability. To learn more about career opportunities with the City of Napa, visit www.cityofnapa.org/careers.