In Animal Control , Chris Traeger fires the whole department due to their incompetence. After failing to find a suitable new director, April Ludgate suggests to dissolve the department into the Parks and Recreation department. Chris and Leslie then appoint her Deputy Director of the new sub-department.
|April Ludgate||Deputy Director (2013-)|
|Ron Swanson||Director of Parks and Recreation|
|Eugene Dredge||Former Director (until 2011)|
|Brett Hull||Former Co-Director (until 2013)|
|Harris Wittels||Former Co-Director (until 2013)|
When Ann confronts Ron about his being sick, he is dressed like Ignatius Reilly, the hypochondriac antihero of John Kennedy Toole's A Confederacy of Dunces .