During his time as director, the department was responsible for an an Easter Egg Hunt and a 5K in Blackburn Park, and more community-building events. Kinsey initiated many improvements, including new and better playgrounds, new benches and trash receptacles.
“Jerry has been a tremendous asset to the city of Brookhaven,” said City Manager Marie Garrett. “He identified critical needs for improvements in our parks - from tennis court resurfacing and a recreation program guide to constantly searching for ways to expand our parks programs with running clubs, youth soccer, kickball and more. Jerry has set the right course for our Parks & Recreation Department.”