About Us

Department Mission

The mission of the Parks and Recreation Department is to provide healthy & cost effective opportunities for Community Connection.

  1. Samantha Holland

    Parks and Recreation Director

    Samantha Holland was born and raised in the Napa Valley and is now happily raising her son here. Starting in the field of Parks and Recreation as a Summer Camp Site Director in Napa, Samantha has spent over 25 years working for local municipalities creating places and programs for residents and visitors to be healthy, explore, gather, learn and play! Samantha has been with the Town of Yountville since 2010. Her office is located at the Yountville Community Center.

  1. Jennifer Carvalho

    Recreation Supervisor

    Jennifer joined the Town of Yountville team in 1989. As a lifelong Yountville Resident, Jennifer has deep roots in our community. Jennifer has filled many rolls in Parks and Recreation over the years including Lifeguard, Summer Camp Leader, General Recreation Coordinator and now Supervisor. Jennifer has had a hand in just about every Parks and Rec activity or event over the last 30 years! She is currently in charge of all of our Adult Classes, Excursions and some special events!

  1. Garrett Kuehle

    Recreation Coordinator

    Garrett joined our team in 2012 as a Recreation Assistant in our After School and then Summer Camp Programs. He stayed with us through college seasonally and then came back as a lead staff in our After School and Summer Camp Programs. In 2017, Garrett became our full time Recreation Coordinator and he is currently overseeing Community Center Rentals, Sports and Special Events.

  1. Taylor Solis

    Recreation Coordinator

    Taylor Solis was born and raised in Yountville and attended Yountville Elementary School. Taylor has worked for our department for 10 years in a number of rolls before graduating from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo with her degree in Recreation, Parks and Tourism Degree. Taylor joined our team as a full time employee in November 2022 and oversees Camps, Family Programs, Events and Marketing.

  1. Stacy Diaz

    Administrative Assistant

    Stacy joined the Town of Yountville in August of 2007 and has been the glue that holds the department together since. Stacy is the front desk and first line customer service person for Parks and Recreation! She is also a MiMi to 5 young grandchildren who are here pride and joy. When she's not busy being a MiMi, Stacy is super crafty!

Our Fabulous Part Time Team

Parks and Recreation Part-Time and Seasonal Staff

We absolutely could not do what we do without our amazing team of part time and seasonal employees. 

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