Board of Directors

Board of Directors

The Livermore Area Recreation and Park District is governed by an elected five-member Board of Directors directly responsible to the electorate. The Board of Directors is the legislative body of the District, establishes policy, and provides broad guidance and general direction to the staff for District operation.

LARPD has three open seats in the November 8, 2022 General Election.  The three seats to be filled are for four-year terms from December 2022 to December 2026.  To check on the election results click here https://www.acgov.org/rovresults/248/.


Philip Pierpont 
Member, Board of Directors
ppierpont@larpd.org
Term: 2018 to 2022

Philip Pierpont joined the Livermore Area Recreation and Park District Board of Directors in 2017. A local business owner and veteran of the outdoor industry, he is an experienced backpacker, climber, skier, paddler and trail runner. He has raised funds and volunteered for a number of local environmental and community organizations. He is an advocate for trails and open space. After growing up in Livermore, Philip returned to the area in 2001 and has been a Livermore resident ever since.

Ethics Training Certificate of Completion   Sexual Harassment Prevention Training Certificate of Completion


Maryalice Summers Faltings
Chair
mfaltings@larpd.org
Term: 2018 to 2022

Maryalice Faltings was first elected to the LARPD Board of Directors in 1994. She volunteers at various Livermore Area Recreation and Park District events, has taught a performing class for the Extended Student Services program, is a parks user and takes classes with the District. Maryalice is now retired from a background in parks and recreation, historic preservation and church administration. She enjoys history, theater, traveling and reading. Maryalice has been a Livermore resident since 1992.

Ethics Training Certificate of Completion | Sexual Harassment Prevention Training Certificate of Completion


David Furst
Member, Board of Directors
dfurst@larpd.org
Term: 2018 to 2022

David Furst was first elected to the Livermore Area Recreation and Park District Board of Directors in 2002 serving until 2010, and was re-elected in 2014. He is a former university professor, having taught Sport Psychology, Sport Sociology, fitness and swimming among other courses. He also helped coach an elite youth swim team and women's and men's university track and cross country. A former elite distance runner, David now enjoys hiking and bicycling. Since moving to Livermore in 1994, he has volunteered with a number of groups such as the Tri-Valley Conservancy, the Pedrozzi Foundation, the Sierra Club and Friends of Open Space and Vineyards. He is an advocate for trails and open space.

Completion of: 2018 Special District Leadership Academy

Ethics Training Certificate of Completion | Sexual Harassment Prevention Training Certificate of Complet


James E. Boswell 
Vice Chair
jboswell@larpd.org
Term: 2020-2024

James E. Boswell is a long term resident of Livermore. He attended Livermore High School, Las Positas College, Chabot College, and University of San Francisco, graduating with honors.  His work history includes senior management positions at Bank of America, Apple Computer, Apple spin-off Connect Inc., and ADP. Most recently, he has been in law enforcement for over 19 years.  He is a rancher and a veteran having served in the United States Navy and Army Reserve.  In addition, he as a passion for sport.  He has been a competitive softball, baseball, soccer player, cyclist, runner and more.  He has coached men's softball and baseball and children's sports including soccer, softball, and additional programs.  He has an in-depth knowledge of finance, managing people, and being a steward of our land which translates directly into the parks and open spaces we use for recreation. He is passionate about providing opportunities for getting people more actively involved in programs to improve their lifestyle and well being. 

Ethics Training Certificate of Completion | Sexual Harassment Prevention Training Certificate of Completion



Jan Palajac
Member, Board of Directors
jpalajac@larpd.org
Term: 2020-2024

Jan Palajac was first elected to the Livermore Area Recreation and Park District Board of Directors in 2016. She is a landscape architect and worked for the City of San Jose (2000-2017) managing the design and construction of the parks and trails in the City’s Capital Improvement Program. Jan is an avid racewalker and enjoys hiking, traveling and reading. She has been a Livermore resident since 2016.

Ethics Training Certificate of Completion | Sexual Harassment Prevention Training Certificate of Completion


Board Meetings

2022 Board Meeting Schedule 

Board, Committee, and Liaison Meeting Calendar

Board Agenda Archive

Board Agenda Archive

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