Kory, the Recreation Superintendent as of November 2013, originally started with Billings Parks, Recreation and Public Lands Department as a Recreation Supervisor in May of 1992. A Billings West High School graduate in 1987, Kory went on to earn his Bachelor of Science Degree in Recreation from the University of North Dakota in 1991. Having moved to Billings at the age of 3 from Jamestown North Dakota, he provides a grass roots view for the rest of the team in regards to the Billings community. Kory is currently a Certified Parks and Recreation Professional (CPRP) and a Certified Aquatic Facility Operator (AFO). He served on the Executive Board of the Montana Trails, Recreation and Park Association (MTRPA) from 2005-2016 where he was the President from 2011-2013. Kory takes his sports very seriously, as he keeps current on a variety of different events. As has coached for both his son Kyhler (baseball, football and basketball) and daughter Kailey (basketball), Kory supports his children’s athletic pursuits from bleachers to sidelines. In addition, he enjoys the various hunting excursions he gets to take with his son, Kyhler. When he’s not attending any of his children’s athletic events, Kory can be found attempting to perfect his golf swing. From 1997-2017, he had also been on the sidelines as an MOA High School Football Official. In regards to his work, Kory enjoys the working relationships he has with his peers in the community. Under his leadership, the Recreation Division continues on their pursuit to provide innovative and quality recreational opportunities for people of all ages. Our team member, Kory, comes to work every day with the love of working in the parks and recreation field. He appreciates the opportunity to work in a department with true professionals that strive to provide the Billings community with quality recreation programs, parks and facilities.