Andy Bass began as Director of Parks, Recreation and Community Services in 2015 after serving many years as the Recreation Manager for the City of Reno. His career in parks and recreation has taken him to Utah, Texas, and Colorado. He leads a team that oversees parks and park maintenance, pools, community centers, recreation programs, therapeutic recreation, after-school programs, school vacation break activities, urban forestry, public art, cultural sponsorships, and special events.
Andy received his Bachelor of Science in Exercise Physiology from the University of Utah and a Master’s of Business Administration from the University of Colorado.
Andy is really passionate about promoting healthy lifestyles, experiencing nature, and strengthening family relationships in the community.
Andy and his wife Adrienne enjoy outdoor sports and hobbies, including snow skiing, kayaking, golfing, hiking, and camping, On the weekend you will find them at one of the many sporting activities that their children participant in.