Contact Directory

City of South Bend Venues Parks & Arts
(Click name for email)
VPA Administrative Offices
321 E. Walter St.
South Bend, IN 46614

574-299-4765
574-299-4783(FAX)
574-235-5567(TDD)

Aaron Perri
Executive Director of Venues Parks & Arts
574-299-4765
Jeff Jarnecke
Director of Venues
 574-235-5796
Kari Bumgardner
Director of Experience Division
574-235-5899
John Martinez
Director of Facility and Grounds
574-235-9414
 
Director of Finance
574-299-4772
Jonathan Jones
Director of Recreation
574-235-9805
 
 
 
Brent Thompson
Arborist, Facility and Grounds
574-299-4766
Cynthia Taylor
Director of Charles Black Center
574-235-9446
 Emma Jordan
Director of Development, Experience Division
574-235-5940
Tony Stearns
Director of Golf Operations
574-235-5600
Rose Kaufman
Director of Howard Park Senior Center
574-235-9428
Matt Esau
Director of Marketing, Experience Division
 574-299-4779
Maurice Scott
Director of Martin Luther King, Jr. Center
574-235-9445
Garry Harrington
Director of Rum Village Nature Center
574-235-9455
Kara Wood
Director of Special Events, Experience Division
574-235-5799
Paul McMinn
Assistant Recreation Director: Aquatics & Fitness 
574-235-9931