Meet Our Staff

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    Michael L. Sceurman

    Director
    Phone: 973-743-9074

Michael was born and raised in Bloomfield and starting working for the Recreation Department at the age of 13 as a summer camp counselor.  After graduating from Montclair State University with a BS in Business Administration & Management, Michael was hired full time, as a Recreation Supervisor in 2002.  In 2006 he became the Assistant Director and ultimately promoted to Director in 2011.   He currently oversees all aspects of the Parks, Recreation & Cultural Affairs Department and manages a full time staff of 5 and over a hundred part time seasonal employees, instructors, coaches and volunteers. 

Favorite part of the job: 

Michael feels fortunate to be able to give back to the community that gave him so much as a child.  He feels proud to provide recreational opportunities to the next generation of Bloomfield residents. 

Favorite event or program: 

Family Overnight Campout and Movie at Pulaski Park

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    Dana Morton

    Recreation Leader
    Phone: 973-743-3332

Dana was born and raised in Bloomfield and was a stellar student-athlete at both Bloomfield High School and Bloomfield College.  After graduating with a BS in Business Administration & Management Dana worked at Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shields as a Specialist and most recently as a Para Professional and Head Basketball Coach at Bloomfield High School before being hired as a Recreation Leader in October 2018.   She currently oversees recreational programs and senior citizen services. 

Favorite part of the job: 

Dana vividly remembers playing basketball at Clarks Pond South with members of the recreation department staff.  She is eager to give back to the community that help shaped her into the person she is today.   

Favorite event or program: 

Summer High School Travel Camp

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    Thomas DeSiervo

    Recreation Leader
    Phone: 973-743-9074

Thomas was born and raised in Elmwood Park and started working for their Recreation Department at the age of 17 as a summer camp counselor.  While attending and ultimately graduating from William Paterson University with a BA in History, Thomas served as Recreation Leader at Elmwood Park for 6 years.   In March of 2018, Thomas was hired by Bloomfield as a Recreation Leader and he currently oversees sports programming and leagues. 

Favorite part of the job:  

Thomas is excited about having a positive impact on the community. Playing sports his whole life and being coached by many people he now calls role models, he wants to be a part of giving the same experiences he had to today’s youth.  

Favorite event or program: 

High School Intramural Basketball League 


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    Gabriela Guida

    Recreation Leader
    Phone: 973-743-9074

Gabriela was hired full time as a Recreation Leader in October 2017 and currently oversees cultural affairs programming and special events. 

Favorite part of the job: 

Her passion for design, art and the community, all motivate her to constantly find new ways to connect the three. 

Favorite event or program:  

Bloomfield Art League 


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    Dina Mustafa

    Clerk Typist
    Phone: 973-743-9074

Dina came to our community as a Bloomfield College student and started working for the Recreation Department part time in 2004.  She was hired full time in the Tax and Water Department in 2012 and came back to the Recreation Department in 2014 where she is currently in charge of office duties and Dial A Ride scheduling.  

Favorite part of the job: 

Dina loves talking to our senior citizen population and feels fortunate to be able to assist them with their transportation needs through our Dial A Ride Service.   

Favorite event or program: 

Tumble Tots