Joel Smiddy, Parks & Recreation Director/Cemetery Director
Joel Smiddy

Joel Smiddy, Parks & Recreation Director/Cemetery Director

Contact Information

  • Phone: 513.701.6958
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Joel Smiddy was hired as Deerfield Township Parks Director in 2006. Since 2001, before his promotion, he worked as both Code Enforcement Officer and Project Manager for Deerfield Township. 

Joel has a Master's in Public Administration from Northern Kentucky University, a bachelor degree in Construction Management from Northern Kentucky University and an Associate Degree in Civil Engineering Technology/Construction Management. He also is certified from Xavier University as a Project Manager.  Joel is responsible for all park projects, properties and programs, and oversees all park and cemetery employees. He has an extensive background in contracting and public service.

Cemetery Staff

Mark Steiner, Cemetery Sexton

Parks & Recreation Staff

Stephanie Gebele, Recreation Coordinator/Camp Director

Maria Iannelli, Assistant Camp Director