Northern Lehigh Recreation Authority

A new and exciting multi-municipality partnership has formed between Washington Township, the Borough of Walnutport and the Borough of Slatington to improve and enhance all of the area’s community park and recreation resources. This new municipal arm, the Northern Lehigh Recreation Authority (NLRA), will also oversee the completion of the Northern Lehigh Community Center. The NLRA looks forward to working with the existing volunteer groups in the community as well as adding programs, events and opportunities throughout the regions park system for all residents to enjoy. For more information and additional updates, visit our website and Facebook page often!

Mission Statement

The mission of the Northern Lehigh Recreation Authority is to provide a diverse range of educational & recreational programs and activities that promote a strong sense of community.

Board of Directors

David Schnaars (Slatington)
Borough Councilman
Term Expires 1/1/2022
Appointed 2017
Paul Gass (Slatington)
NLRA Chairman
Retired, Diesel Tech
Term Expires 1/1/2021
Appointed 2016
Taylor Jones (Slatington)
NLRA Secretary
Interstate Battery
Term Expires 1/1/2019
Appointed 2016
Renee Evans (Washington Twp.)
Retired NLSD Teacher
Term Expires 1/1/2022
Appointed 2017
Brent Herzog (Washington Twp.)
Behavior Counselor, CLIU 21
Term Expires 1/1/2021
Appointed 2016
Katherine Barhight (Washington Twp.)
NLRA Treasurer
Manager Systems Support
Skywest Airlines
Term Expires 1/1/2020
Appointed 2016
Josh Friebolin (Washington Twp.)
Washington Twp. Supervisor
Special Education Teacher
Term Expires 1/1/2019
Appointed 2016
Debbie Klocek (Washington Twp.)
NLRA Vice Chair
VP of Finance & Administration
United Way of the GLV
Term Expires 1/1/2018
Appointed 2016
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