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Advisory Councils

BOARD ADVISORY COUNCILS:

Citizen advisory council members provide valuable input on Metro Parks Tacoma programs and facilities. They assess community needs and desires on such topics as policies, budgets, programming, operations and future needs, and then make recommendations to staff members and the Board of Park Commissioners.

  • 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

  • Application
  • Return completed application to:
    Metro Parks Tacoma
    Attn: Communications & Public Affairs Office
    4702 S. 19th St.
    Tacoma, WA  98405

 QUESTIONS?

  • Email or call (253) 305-1065


Annual Advisory Council Summit:  October 18, 2016

 
  ACTIVE LIFESTYLES & COMMUNITY WELLNESS
Group addresses adult sports and fitness, swimming and aquatic programs, youth programming, specialized recreation and other programs, facilities and services.
BUSINESS & RESPONSIVE AGENCY
Group addresses business planning, financial sustainability, revenue development and quality assurance activities.
ARTS & HERITAGE
Group addresses historic preservation, special events and arts programming.
NATURE & ENVIRONMENT
Group addresses environmental education, marine and shoreline issues, open space, garden management and our neighborhood, community and regional parks.
  • Members - Ryen Godwin, Anthea Aasen, Chris Beale, Nicholas Carr, Liz Collins, Ryan Dicks (Chair), Joey Henderson, Morgan Ireland, Liz Satterthwaite (Vice-Chair), Jessica Stone, Luis Yanez, Jennifer Stebbings, Lauren Anderson (SAMI) coordinates the effort to have members of the SAMI student body present & active.
  • Meetings - 2nd Thursday, 5:30 pm; Headquarters Board Room (4702 S. 19th St.) / Current Agenda / Minutes ( 4/13/17; 3/9/17 - cancelled due to lack of quorum;  2/9/17 1/12/17, 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

CITIZEN COMMITTEES:

  MEADOW PARK GOLF ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Group addresses community orientated golf, 100th Anniversary Celebration in 2015, community programs and events, environmental programs and projects, business planning and financial sustainability issues.
  • Members - Tony Bubenas, Lee Gault, Larry Hagg, Keith Johnson, Kelly Miles
  • Meetings - quarterly - Feb. 15, May 16, Jul. 18, Oct. 17 in 1012, 3:00 pm; Meadow Park Golf Course (7108 Lakewood Dr. W.) / Agenda / Minutes / Work Plan
  • Staff LiaisonChris Goodman (253) 473-3033
  • Application
    Return completed application to:
    Meadow Park Golf Course
    Attn: Chris Goodman
    7108 Lakewood Dr. W.
    Tacoma, WA  98422
  • Questions? email or call (253) 473-3033