Meet the Team

Director of Parks & Recreation

Mark Ghiloni

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Mark Ghiloni is a graduate of Southern New Hampshire University where he received both a Bachelor of Science degree in Sport Management and a Master of Science degree in Sport Administration.  He is a member of the Massachusetts Recreation Park Association and Metro West Representative to the Executive Board.  Mark is also a member of the National Recreation & Park Association and is a Certified Park and Recreation Professional (CPRP).   In August of 2015, he graduated from the NRPA Director’s School at the Oglebay Conference and Training Center in Wheeling, West Virginia.

Mark worked in the Sports and Recreation department at the West Suburban YMCA in Newton, MA for five years before heading to his current position.  Since November 2012, he has served as the Assistant Director of Parks and Recreation for the Town of Dover.  Since arriving in Dover, Mark has been a valuable asset to the department.

While not at work, Mark enjoys spending time with his wife Susan and his family.  When not spending time with family, you can find him on a local golf course.

Assistant Director of Parks & Recreation

Nicole DiCicco

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Nicole DiCicco joined the Dover Parks & Recreation office in September 2017.   She is a member of the Massachusetts Recreation Park Association

She is from, and for the past 10 years also worked, “next door” in Needham; both as the Recreation Supervisor of the Town of Needham P&R department and more recently as the coordinator of the Hillside Elementary Extended Day after school program.

In the coming years, Nicole hopes to continue bringing new programs to the town for both the younger members of the community as well as adults and seniors looking to remain active!

When Nicole’s not planning next season offerings in the office or out meeting as many Dover families as she can at all our current programs, you can find her out with her dog Nellie or with her family in East Falmouth!

Programing Assistant

Beth McGuire

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Beth McGuire, the newest member of the Parks & Recreation team,  joined our office in November 2019.

A resident of Dover and mother of two DS students, Beth has also worked several part-time and temporary positions in the past in the Dover Town House with experience as part of both the Town Clerk and Assessors’ offices.

Parks & Recreation Groundskeepers:

Thomas Palmer

Mark Travers

Parks & Recreation Commission:

Chris Boland, Chairman
Term Expires: 2022

Eric Loeffler, Treasurer
Term Expires: 2022

Valerie Lin, Member
Term Expires: 2021

Jen Daman, Secretary
Term Expires: 2023

Peter Davies, Member
Term Expires: 2021