4762 Logan Road |  Acworth, GA 30101 | Office: 770-917-1234 | Fax: 770-966-7891 

Office Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM


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James Albright has served as the Director of Parks, Recreation, and Community Resources since June 2005, and has been with the department since May 2000. Mr. Albright is a life-long resident of Acworth. He earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Recreation Management in 2004 and a Master’s Degree in Public Administration in 2008 from Kennesaw State University. He currently serves as the Secretary of the Special Needs Development Group, Inc. and serves on the Board of Directors for the Acworth Business Association. He has also served as the President of the Acworth Business Association, Commissioner of the Georgia Recreation and Parks Fifth District, and as a Distinguished Past President of the Kennworth Kiwanis Club. Mr. Albright was named the 2008 Acworth Citizen of the Year and the 2006 Georgia Recreation and Parks Fifth District Distinguished Professional of the Year.

Mr. Albright resides in Acworth with his wife and two children. In his free time he enjoys coaching youth baseball for the Acworth Baseball Association, coaching youth football for the Acworth Football and Cheerleading Association, and is an avid Braves fan.

Mr. Albright is extremely proud to serve the community he went to school in, played sports in, and was raised in. He is grateful for the opportunity to work with such a supportive and giving community. It’s his goal to provide the highest level of parks and recreational services to the citizens of Acworth.

James Albright
Director, Parks, Recreation and Community Resource Department
770-917-1234

jeffJeff graduated with a B.S. in Sport Management and a B.B.A. in Marketing from Kennesaw State University. He volunteers his time coaching in the Horizon League. Jeff has lived in Acworth for over twenty years and enjoys working out and jogging.


Ask Me Questions Regarding
Acworth Downtown Development Authority, Memorial Day Ceremony, Historic Downtown Car Cruises, Fourth of July, Non-Proft Vendors, Taste of Acworth, Veterans Day Ceremony, Acworth Turkey Chase, and Internships. 

Jeff Chase
Downtown Development Director
Assistant Director, Parks, Recreation and Community Resource Department
770-917-1234

Kim2(1)Kim graduated from Western Carolina University with a Bachelors Degree in Sport Management and a minor in Marketing.  She is a Certified Parks and Recreation Professional and also an Aquatic Facility Operator. In her spare time she enjoys volunteering with Special Olympics, traveling and spending time outdoors.

Ask Me Questions Regarding
Acworth Tourism Bureau Authority, Smoke on the Lake BBQ Festival, Acworth Baseball Association, Wakeboard, Acworth Art Fest, and Santa's Arrival.  

Kim Watt
Tourism Director
Assistant Director, Parks, Recreation and Community Resource Department
770-917-1234

Lauren
Lauren graduated from Winona State University with a bachelor's degree in Therapeutic Recreation and Recreation and Leisure Studies. She is a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist and a Certified Parks and Recreation Professional. She is an active member and serves on the board for both the Brookstone Women's Club and the DeRichie Agency. In her leisure time she enjoys playing with her dogs and traveling.


Ask Me Questions Regarding
Special Needs Programs and Senior Citizen Programs.

Lauren Ham
Special Populations Coordinator
770-917-1234

Michelle BerrymanMichelle graduated from Kennesaw State University with a Bachelors Degree in Sport Management with a concentration in Recreation. She currently resides in Acworth with her family. 

Ask Me Questions Regarding
Special Event Permits, Website, Social Media, Daddy-Daughter Dance, Acworth Egg Hunt, Mother-Son Camp Out, Camp Acworth Summer Day Camp, Halloween JamBOOree, Acworth Beer Fest, and Acworth Young Aldermen. 

Michelle Berryman
Recreation Coordinator
mberryman@acworth.org
770-917-1234

Mychal
Mychal graduated from the University of Florida with a Bachelors Degree in Sport Management and a minor in Business Administration. She then went on to earn a Masters in Sport Administration from Georgia State University. She currently resides in Dallas with her family.

Ask Me Questions Regarding
Acworth Achievers, Expanding Horizons, YMCA Summer Lunch Program, Summer Sports Camps, Preschool Sports Camp, Youth Basketball, Youth Sports Competions (Punt, Pass, and Kick), and Adult Flag Football. 


Mychal Lewis
Recreation Coordinator
mlewis@acworth.org
770-917-1234

ClemClem attend Manatee Junior College and Flordia State University. He was then drafted to play baseball professionally for the Cincinnati Reds. Clem relocated to Georgia in 2011 and now works with us full time. He was named the 2014 GRPA, District 5 Outstanding Facility and Grounds Maintenance Staff Member of the Year. He now resides in Acworth with his wife and enjoys spending time with their blended family of 6 children.

Ask Me Questions Regarding
Park Maintenance, Building Maintenance, Events, Athletics and Facilites.  

 
Clem Freeman
Operations Manager  
cfreeman@acworth.org
770-917-1234

Nick_2016Nick graduated from Truett McConnell College with a Bachelors Degree in Sport Management. In his free time he enjoys spending time outdoors, hanging out with friends, going to concerts, and playing all kinds of sports. He currently resides in Dallas.

Ask Me Questions Regarding
Acworth Sports Complex, Dallas Beach, Proctor Beach, Cauble Beach, Great Lake Clean Up, Acworth Lake Authority, and Facility Maintenance. 

 
 
Nick Fryman
Operations Manager 
nfryman@acworth.org
770-917-1234

Bailey2Bailey graduated from Reinhardt University with a Bachelor's Degree in Sport Administration and a minor in Business. She came to us from Cherokee Recreation and Parks Agency, where she worked as an intern. In her spare time she enjoys coaching, playing and officiating softball. She currently resides in Kennesaw. 

Ask Me Questions Regarding
Athletics, Acworth Achievers, Expanding Horizons, Arbor Day, Acworth Tree Commission, and other Parks and Recreation related questions. 

 
 
 
  
 
Bailey Arnaud
Assistant Recreation Coordinator
barnaud@acworth.org
770-917-1234

Eddie3 - CopyEdwin graduated from Florida State University in 2012 with a B.S. in Sport Management, and in 2014 with a M.S. in Sports Administration. Edwin is originally from Jupiter, FL. In his spare time he likes to spend time with family and friends, play with his Rottweiler/Black Lab mix, and enjoys participating in and watching sports.

Ask Me Questions Regarding
Facility Reservations, Job Openings, Community Class Proposals, Online Reservations/Registrations, Social Media, Blood Drives, Recycle Days, and General Comments or Questions Related to Parks and Recreation.

Eddie Lacher
Business Manager/Assistant Recreation Coordinator 
elacher@acworth.org
770-917-1234

Brandie_Jenkins_website_photo(1)Brandie graduated from Kennesaw State University with a Bachelor's Degree of Science in Sociology with a concentration in organizational and social change. In her spare time Brandie enjoys hanging out with friends, playing volleyball, arts and crafts, and sleeping!

Ask Me Questions Regarding
Facility Reservations, Directions, Job Openings, Online Reservations/Registrations, and General Comments or Questions Related to Parks and Recreation. 

Brandie Jenkins
Office Manager
bjenkins@acworth.org
770-917-1234