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Yvette Bowden

Director of Parks and Recreation and Community Vitality 

Yvette Bowden is the director of both the Parks and Recreation department and the Community Vitality department. Yvette joined the department in July 2014 after an extensive national search of over 200 Parks and Recreation deputy director candidates. Prior to joining the City of Boulder, Yvette was the president & CEO of the Piedmont Park Conservancy and led the 43-acre expansion and enhancement of one of Atlanta’s largest urban historic parks, investing over $41 million in its restoration. She also served as a board member of City Parks Alliance, a national organization dedicated to improving urban parks.