Kimberly Garrett, CPRP, has been the Parks and Recreation Director for the City of Georgetown, Texas since 2006, overseeing 1,500+ acres of parkland and facilities. She began her career with the City of Georgetown in 1995 serving in various capacities before becoming Director. Under Kimberly’s direction, the Georgetown Parks and Recreation Department received the Texas Recreation and Parks Society’s Distinguished Gold Medal Award in 2007, 2011 and 2017.
Kimberly is an active member of the Texas Recreation and Parks Society, serving as President in 2020-2021 and a member of the board of directors from 2016-2019. She is also a member of NRPA, ICMA and the Texas Municipal League.
She serves as a mentor with both the Texas Recreation and Parks Society and the American Association of Park and Recreation Administration. She believes in investing in our young professionals who are our leaders of the future.
Kimberly graduated from Texas A&M University where she earned both a bachelor’s and a master’s degree. She also attended NRPA’s inaugural Directors School in 2008.
Kimberly is married to Lee Garrett and they have two daughters. She is involved in numerous organizations in the community. She currently serves as Chair of The Georgetown Project where she has been an active board member since 2016. She is also a member of the church council at Christ Lutheran Church in Georgetown. Kimberly enjoys working out, spending time with family, and being outdoors.