Parks & Recreation Deputy Director
Working for Metro Parks Tacoma since 2008, Dave Lewis was appointed Interim Director of Recreation in November 2014. This position was made permanent in July 2015. Lewis leads the department responsible for delivering mission led programs such as art, aquatics, sports, fitness, and adaptive recreation. The Recreation department also operates four community centers, and has programs that focus on services for youth, active older adults, and specialized recreation. Lewis was previously a recreation manager overseeing business operations.
Prior to his arrival at Metro Parks, Lewis worked for the Tacoma Rainiers Baseball Club for 12 seasons. The last eight he served as General Manager. He graduated from Eastern Washington University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Communications.