Sean Levin became the City of Newport Beach’s Recreation and Senior Services Director in May 2022. Sean has 25 years of diverse experience providing recreational services for cities, including the last 20 years with the City of Newport Beach. He began working for the City as Recreation Manager before being promoted to Recreation Superintendent, and served for 8 years as Deputy Director.
As Recreation and Senior Services Director, Sean is responsible for the creation, coordination and implementation of recreational and social opportunities that serve a population ranging from infants to those in their advanced years. Under his leadership, the department oversees the use of 64 parks, 12 facilities, sensitive marine habitats and natural open spaces throughout the City.
Sean has been highly involved in the Newport Beach community for many years. He currently serves as a board member on the Newport Beach 1st Battalion, 1st Marines Foundation, and is a Leadership Tomorrow graduate and past board member. Sean proudly served on the board and chaired the Newport Beach Relay for Life event for 12 years. Sean has also served on California Parks and Recreation Society (CPRS) committees and boards throughout his career. He holds a Master of Arts degree in Public Administration from California State University, Fullerton, and Bachelor of Arts in Behavioral Science from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona.