Kirsty Wheeler started working at City of Palmdale, DryTown Waterpark in 2019. Today, she is the Recreation Coordinator and manages the staff, hiring, marketing and operational needs of the waterpark. She began her career at the City of Greeley as a lead for the Family FunPlex before moving on to become a Wellness Coordinator for Civilian Health Promotion Services for the U.S. Air Force based out of Tampa, Fla. Today, she is working out of the sunny Southern California location of Palmdale, located in Los Angeles County. She has a bachelor’s degree in health and exercise science from Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado. She currently serves on WWA’s Public Sector Committee.