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

Joel Smiddy, Service Department - Director of Parks & Recreation/Cemetery

Contact Information

  • Phone: 513.701.6958
  • Email:


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

Sarah Kirby, Recreation Manager

Maria Iannelli, Camp Director