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Advisory Councils

BOARD ADVISORY COUNCILS:

Advisory Council members serve as a critical community champion of Metro Parks Tacoma. Members share their gifts in service to our mission by providing our organization with their professional expertise; their diverse knowledge of constituent perspectives; their connections to local or national resources, colleagues or peers; their philanthropic support or other forms of needed assistance.

Council members serve in an advisory capacity, making recommendations to staff and the Board of Park Commissioners. This may include reviewing studies to assess community needs and making recommendations on topics such as policies, budget, programming, operations, etc. Members may also represent their programs to the larger community in garnering support and recognition.

  • Appointed by the Board of Park Commissioners
  • May serve up to two consecutive three-year terms
  • Board Resolution & Charter (09/14/09)

HOW TO APPLY

 QUESTIONS?

  • Email or call (253) 305-1065

 

 
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ACTIVE LIFESTYLES & COMMUNITY WELLNESS
Currently seeking new members! Application

 

Group addresses adult sports and fitness, swimming and aquatic programs, youth programming, specialized recreation and other programs, facilities and services.

View Our  2018 Work Plan

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BUSINESS & RESPONSIVE AGENCY
Currently seeking new members! Application


Group addresses business planning, financial sustainability,
revenue development and quality assurance activities.

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ARTS & HERITAGE
Application

Group addresses historic preservation, special events
and arts programming.

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NATURE & ENVIRONMENT
Application

Group addresses environmental education, marine and shoreline
issues, open space, garden management and our neighborhood,
community and regional parks.

View Our  2018 Work Plan

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  • Members - Anthea Aasen, Liz Collins, Liz Satterthwaite (Chair), Jessica Stone, Luis Yanez, Jennifer Stebbings, Scott Maharry, Margaret McKeown, Pamela Ketzner, Ken Campbell, Brett Johnson, Katrina Thietje-Weihs
     
  • Meetings - 2nd Thursday, 5:30 pm; 
    Headquarters Board Room (4702 S. 19th St.)
    Current Agenda
    Minutes
    2018 -( 4/18- Wilson Way Hard Hat Tour; 3/18; 2/18; 1/11/18)

    2017 12/14/17 11/9/17; 10/17-Joint Advisory Council Summit;  9/14/17;8/17-Cancelled;  7/13/17; 6/17- cancelled due to lack of quorum  5/11/174/13/17; 3/9/17 - cancelled due to lack of quorum; 2/9/17 1/12/17

    2016 - 12/8/16 - cancelled due to inclement weather; 11/10/16 - Field trip to Stormwater Treatment Facility at Point Defiance; 09/09/16 - Potluck, 08/11/16 - cancelled; 07/14;16;  06/09/16;  05/12/16; 04/14/16; 03/10/16 - cancelled; 01/14/16
  • Board Liaison - Erik Hanberg (253) 305-1091
  • Director Liaison - Marina Becker (253) 305-1024
  • Staff Liaison - Mary Anderson (253) 305-1007
  • Staff Liaison - Michele Cardinaux (253) 305-1014