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Matt Casparius, CPRE

Director of Parks & Recreation

Matt became the Director of Parks & Recreation for the Town of Merrimack on January 1st, 2014. Prior to joining the Town of Merrimack; Matt served as the Director of Parks & Recreation for the Town of Manchester-by-the-Sea in Massachusetts for 8 years where he spent considerable time growing a small town Recreation Department into a successful self-supporting operation. 

Matt is active in the Parks & Recreation Industry is serving on the Executive Board of the New Hampshire Recreation & Park Association and the NH Camp Directors Association and is an Accreditation Visitor for the American Camp Association. 

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Kierstin Merlino

Recreation Program Coordinator

Kierstin became the new Recreation Program Coordinator for Merrimack’s Parks and Recreation Department in August of 2018. She recently graduated from the Endicott College in Beverly, MA with a Master’s Degree in Athletic Administration. Previously, Kierstin worked as an Athletic Trainer for Arlington (MA) High School, and as a Program Director for the Burlington (MA) Parks and Recreation Department.

Kierstin considers herself an active person, who loves hiking, running, soccer and skiing. She is extremely excited to explore the area and start working for the Recreation Department.

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Seasonal Employees

Merrimack Parks & Recreation is now looking to hire seasonal employees to join in on the fun. 

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