Meet the Staff

Administration

Jen Winters, Interim Parks and Recreation Director

Jen

Born and raised in Statesville, Jen Winters loves to call Iredell County home. Jen studied Psychology with a minor in Recreation Administration at the University of North Carolina- Chapel Hill. She started her career with ICPRD as a part-time summer camp counselor during her breaks in college. After college, she began working full-time for the department as a Program Coordinator. Jen has served the county an impressive 17 years! In her free time Jen loves to spend time with her family, friends, and dogs, especially outdoors. She also loves to spend time with her kids- playing video games with her oldest, and cooking with her youngest. Being able to work with great people and to bring fun into the lives of families in our community are Jen’s favorite parts of working for ICPRD.

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Stacy McGlamery, Administrative Assistant

Stacy McGlamery

Born in Newport News, Virginia, Stacy McGlamery attended Ferrum College and earned her degree in Political Science. Stacy has enjoyed living and raising her two children in Troutman for the past 20 years. Over the years, she taught exercise classes at the old Barium Springs YMCA (now the Iredell County Recreation Center). Stacy got her start in parks and recreation working part time for the Town of Troutman assisting with special events and the farmer’s market. In the summer you can find Stacy spending her weekends hiking, kayaking, or gardening. Stacy loves to work for ICPRD because she gets to give back to the community she calls home.

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Division Leaders

James Huffman, Recreation Center Manager

James Huffman

James Huffman hails from Columbia, SC and is a graduate of the University of South Carolina. A huge Gamecocks fan, he is found cheering on USC sports all year long. He earned his degree in Exercise Science and has almost 20 years of experience in the recreation and fitness field. James is always open to trying new things; from learning about wild edible plants to traveling to new locations with his family. James says he loves to work for ICPRD because it allows him to get to know his Iredell County neighbors and helps to improve the quality of their life.

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Brandon Free, Sports Events and Facilities Manager

Brandon

Born in North Carolina, Brandon Free grew up in Greensboro, NC. He graduated from Winston-Salem State University and even played on their football team! Brandon is extremely passionate about sports and loves to cheer on the Ohio Buckeyes. He is a husband and father of two. With more than 15 years of experience in county and municipal Parks and Recreation agencies, Brandon is excited to take on a new challenge with ICPRD. He loves to work in Iredell County because of the opportunity to be part of such a special department that enhances the community everyday!

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Micah Deane,  Parks Grounds Manager                              

Micah Deane

Micah Deane was born and raised in Statesville, NC. He is a graduate of West Iredell High School. He is a husband and father of 3, with 1 girl and 2 boys. Outside of work, you can find Micah working on cars, building reef fish tanks, and spending time with his kids. He loves working for ICPRD because he gets to be outdoors and make sure the parks are kept in the best fashion possible for the people of Iredell County! 

Sports Events & Facilities

Marty Haneline, Facility Maintenance Specialist

Marty Hanline

Marty Haneline was born and raised here in Statesville, NC. He is a graduate of North Iredell High School and Mitchell Community College. He is a husband and father of 3, with 1 girl and 2 boys, and is now a grandfather. In his free time, Marty loves the game of soccer. He has always been a coach or referee for soccer in the community since he was in high school. He loves working with ICPRD because he gets to be outdoors and make the facilities and our fields look the best for the kids of our community on gameday! 


Programming Staff

Mia Baverso, Recreation Program Specialist - Adult Programs

Mia

Mia Baverso was born in Charleston, SC, but raised in Lincoln County, NC. She graduated from Western Carolina University with a degree in Integrated Health Science Management. Her love for parks and recreation started when she served as a lifeguard for the public pool in Lincolnton, NC and continued as she coached youth soccer. She loves to spend time with family and friends, and breaking out into dance like no one is watching, even if everyone is. Coming from the healthcare system to ICPRD was a big leap for her, but she is glad she made the choice! She loves working for ICPRD because she can bring joy and adventure to the lives of the residents of Iredell County.

Austin Setzer, Recreation Program Specialist - Marketing & Events

Austin Setzer

Austin Setzer was born and raised in Newton, NC. He graduated from Catawba College with a degree in Sport Management. He brings a background deep in the world of sport and recreation in our area having served in various roles with the Hickory Crawdads, the YMCA of Catawba Valley, & the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. In his free time, you can probably find him in the outdoors hunting or fishing or at home watching sports. He is a diehard fan of the Carolina Panthers, for better or worse. Austin is taking on a new challenge with ICPRD and looks to bring the joy of the parks to the people of Iredell County!  He loves to work for ICPRD because he gets to serve the community and make sure they get the most out of our parks and facilities.

Kristi Doebler, Recreation Program Specialist - Youth & Outdoors

Kristi Doebler

Kristi Doebler was born and raised in Johnson City, NY. She graduated from James Madison University with a degree in Recreation Management. She brings to the team 20 years of experience in youth programming with a variety of nonprofit organizations. Outside of work, she loves spending time with her dog Walnut! She is eager to bring new and exciting programming to the youth of Iredell County. Kristi loves working for ICPRD because she gets to make the lives of the youth of the community better and get them more involved with their local parks and nature as a whole! 

Recreation Center Staff

Ronda Benfield, Recreation Center Assistant

Ronda Benfield

Ronda Benfield was born in Lumberton, NC but has lived in Statesville for the majority of her life. She has dedicated her life to helping others achieve a healthy lifestyle and is certified in both personal training and group exercise. Ronda worked as a personal trainer and group exercise instructor for twenty years while raising her three children in Statesville. One of her favorite hobbies that often surprises others is her love of motorcycles! Ronda and her husband love to go for joy rides on warm, sunny days. Getting to meet all the wonderful people that live and visit our area and community and being a part of offering them ways to stay active and healthy is Ronda’s favorite part of working for ICPRD.

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Devon Sawyer, Day Porter

Devon Sawyer

Devon Sawyer was born and raised in Statesville, NC. He attended Statesville High and graduated from Mitchell Community College. He is a father of three with two girls and a boy, who he loves spending his time with. Outside of work, he loves to do photography & videography. He has been behind the camera of several short films and music videos. He loves working for ICPRD because of the environment he works in and the super friendly people he gets to interact with each and every day! 


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Parks Grounds Team

Scotty Harris, Parks Grounds Lead

Scotty Harris

Scotty Harris was born and raised in Statesville, NC. He is a graduate of Statesville High School and Western Piedmont Community College. He is the father of 2 kids and is now a grandfather! Outside of work, Scotty can be found outdoors hunting or fishing with his family. He loves working for ICPRD because it keeps him outdoors and he gets to be involved in the upkeep and beautification of the parks for his community! 

Jordan Lail, Parks Grounds Specialist

Jordan Lail

Jordan Lail was born in Taylorsville, NC but resides in Stony Point, NC. He is a graduate of Alexander Central and Wilkes Community College. He is a husband and father of 2 boys, Paxton and Lincoln. In his free time, Jordan loves to be in the woods hunting, being on the water fishing, and spending time with his family. He loves working for ICPRD because he gets to be outdoors and keep the parks up to the highest standard!

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Ben Liles, Parks Grounds Specialist

Ben Liles

Ben Liles was born and raised in Statesville, NC. He is a graduate of North Iredell High School. He is a husband and father of a boy, Luke. Outside of work, you can find Ben working on his cars, outside on the grill, or in the woods riding his side by sides. He loves working for ICPRD because he gets to work with a great group of people, be outdoors, and make sure the parks are kept to the highest standard! 

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Steven Beavers, Parks Grounds Specialist

Steven Beavers

Steven Beavers was born and raised in Statesville, NC. He is a graduate of South Iredell High School. He is a husband and a father of a boy. Outside of work, you can find Steven in the woods hunting, out fishing, or anywhere else outdoors you can imagine. He loves working for ICPRD because he gets to be outdoors and keep the parks looking the way they should for the people of Iredell County!



We love Iredell County Parks and Recreation!

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