Lakita Watson

Lakita Watson

Child Care Professional - City of Suffolk Parks & Recreation

Mrs. Lakita Watson has served on the ECDC since for 3 years. Since 2003, Mrs. Watson has served as the Director of Parks and Recreation Department for the City of Suffolk.

She is a 1997 graduate of Norfolk State University where she received her Bachelor's Degree in Social Work. She is a 2002 graduate of the Suffolk Leadership Academy and 2003 graduate of the University of Virginia's LEAD program designed for public service leaders. She is also a graduate of the Virginia Recreation and Parks Society Leadership Training Institute. She is a Certified Parks and Recreation Professional.

Mrs. Watson serves on numerous boards and commissions to help ensure people of all ages in Suffolk are afforded the opportunity to participate in healthy, well-rounded activities.