Parks And Recreation

Meet the Director

Shari Ferguson, CPRP, MPAShari F580

Director of Parks and Recreation

Contact:

Office Telephone: (702) 267-4000
Office Fax: (702) 267-4001
E-Mail: Shari.Ferguson@cityofhenderson.com

 

Professional Biography:

Shari Ferguson was named director in August 2018 after serving as assistant director since 2011. In her capacity as director, she plans, directs, and coordinates the operations of the city's Parks, Recreation and Park Planning divisions. She is responsible for a $40M parks and recreation operation which includes 64 parks, 140 miles of trails, six recreation centers and two senior centers, 166 full-time staff and 600-1,000 part-time staff depending on the time of year.

Prior to joining City of Henderson, Shari worked as regional manager for Collier County, FL Parks and Recreation.

Shari graduated from University of Ottawa, Canada in 1985 with a bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology and from Hodges University in 2009 with a Master of Public Administration. She is a Certified Park and Recreation Professional through National Recreation and Park Association.


09/2018