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Omaha Parks Director Resigns To Head Nonprofit

Jun 22, 2020

Outgoing Parks Director Brook Bench (right) with Mayor Jean Stothert

The city of Omaha is looking for a new parks department director.  Omaha Parks Director Brook Bench resigned on Saturday and will lead a new philanthropic organization dedicated to park development.  Bench has led the Omaha Parks Department since being named director on an interim basis in 2011.  He plans to leave the parks department later this summer.