David P. O’Brien serves as the Town of Luray’s
Parks and Recreation Director and has been employed with the Town for over 34 years. Mr. O’Brien is a graduate of Luray High School and attended Montgomery College and Lord Fairfax Community College.
Mr. O’Brien oversees recreation personnel who are responsible for maintaining over 300 acres of award winning parklands. He also serves as the Town of Luray’s events coordinator with concerts, races and festivals held throughout the year.
Goals for his department include maintaining the Town’s parks and keeping up with recreational trends to ensure growth. Mr. O’Brien also assists the town’s Tree and Beautification Committee and Luray Hawksbill Greenway Foundation. In addition to serving as Director of Recreation, Mr. O’Brien is a member of Grace Brethren Church, STMA, National Arbor Day Foundation, Sports Virginia, APSA and the Virginia Outdoors Plan Steering Committee.