The Veterans Memorial Park Foundation of Pensacola, Inc. is seeking applicants for its 13-member Board of Directors.

The foundation, which emerged as a result of a Veterans Memorial Park Steering Committee formed by Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward, is tasked with providing for the ongoing maintenance, preservation, and improvement of Veterans Memorial Park.

“We’re looking for individuals who are committed to Veterans Memorial Park and the foundation’s values of honor, loyalty, service, transparency, vigilance, accountability, inclusiveness, and altruism,” said Foundation president Jack Brown.

Under the foundation’s bylaws, a majority of board members must be an honorably discharged or retired military veteran, the spouse of an honorably discharged or retired military veteran, the surviving spouse of a KIA or MIA veteran, or a lineal descendant of an honorably discharged, retired, KIA or MIA veteran. Remaining directors must be residents of Escambia or Santa Rosa counties.

Those interested can obtain an application at The deadline for applications to be submitted is Tuesday, June 11. Completed applications should be sent to the Foundation president via email at or via mail addressed to Jack P. Brown, 8799 Thunderbird Drive, Pensacola, FL 32514.