Parks & Recreation Director Jay Guelfi will retire later this year, the town announced Friday.
“We are grateful to Jay for his dedication to Hopkinton Parks and Recreation,” Parks & Rec Commissioner Dan Terry stated via a town press release. “He has had a lasting impact on the progress and growth of the department and has been instrumental to the success of the programs we are able to offer people of all ages.
Guelfi, who has served in his current position since January 2015, will remain through the end of 2023, according to town’s statement, “allowing the town sufficient time to fill his role and to ensure continuity of service for the community during the transition process.”
“We know how much our community values Parks & Recreation programs and events, and we will work to ensure they run without disruption during this transition process,” Town Manager Norman Khumalo said. “Jay was an asset to the town, and we wish him well in his future endeavors.