Stacie Anaya is the Director
of the City of Lewisville Parks and Recreation Department. She has been with the Department since 2017
and is leading the city’s effort to Extend the Green ensuring every resident
lives with a 10-Minute Walk to a Park. Prior to joining the team in Lewisville,
she served as the Assistant Director of the Corpus Christi Parks &
Recreation Department, and the Director of the Eagle Pass Parks and Recreation
Department. She began her career in
Parks & Recreation with the National Gold Medal Winning Austin Parks and
Recreation Department. Stacie has been a
member of Texas Recreation and Park Society since 1999 and has served in
various capacities on the Board of Directors.
She currently serves on the Texas Parks and
Wildlife Department’s State Park Advisory Committee. She holds two degrees from
Southwest Texas State University (now known as Texas State University): a
Bachelor’s of Arts Degree in History and a Master’s Degree in Public
Administration. She is, and always will
be, a Mighty Mission Eagle - a title shared with the likes of Tom Landry and Texas
State Senator Juan “Chuy” Hinojosa. In her free time Stacie likes going for long
bike rides, working out at the gym, traveling to new places, as well as hanging
out with her husband Pete, his daughter Katie, their dogs Tuffy and Peanut and
a small legion of great friends and family.
She lives by the motto “The World Needs Play”, a value her family
instilled in her from a young age.