Parks Advisory Board
About the Board
The Snohomish County Parks Advisory Board assists the director of the Division of Parks and Recreation in reviewing and recommending policies related to Parks and Recreation facilities and operations. Board members also participate in Parks events and assist in promoting parks facilities, events and programs.
The board is composed of eleven members. Five members are appointed from each of the County Council districts and must reside in those districts. Six members serve at-large and may reside anywhere in the county. Board members can serve up to three four-year terms. Nominees are recommended by the County Executive and confirmed by the County Council.
- 3:00 p.m., second Tuesday of each month
- Parks Administration Offices (or virtual as needed during COVID-19): 6705 Puget Park Drive Snohomish, WA 98296
Council District Representatives
- Council District 1: Kirahy Meyers
- Council District 2: Mary Rollins
- Council District 3: Vacant
- Council District 4: Steve Yandl
- Council District 5: Robert McCarty
Staff Contact: Email Sharon Swan or Dave McConnell
- Chair: Jacob Vail
- Vice Chair: Mike Farrell
- Recording Secretary: Steve Yandl
- David Divoky
- Mike Farrell
- Darrell Olson
- John Tam
- Jacob Vail
Park Board Opening
There are two (2) current openings for this board as of August 5th 2022.
Closing Date: Open until filled. Applications received will be reviewed when received.
Type of Board: Advisory
Contact: Sharon Swan at 425-388-6616 or Dave McConnell at 425-388-6627
How to Apply: If interested in serving on the Parks Advisory Board, please review the information on this webpage and consider attending a Parks Advisory Board meeting. To apply for an opening on the Parks Advisory Board, please go to the Snohomish County Boards and Commissions webpage and click the "Current Boards and Commissions" link. Once there, please follow the instructions to apply and then submit your application.
General Description of Board Duties
SCC 2.16.030 established the Snohomish County Parks Advisory Board to assist the Director of the Department of Parks and Recreation in reviewing and recommending policies related to Parks and Recreation facilities and operations. Board members also participate at parks events and assist in the promotion of parks facilities, events and programs. The board is composed of 11 members. Five members represent and are appointed from each of the County Council Districts and shall reside in those districts. Six members serve at-large and may reside anywhere in the county. Board members represent a broad range of interest and can serve for up to three four-year terms. Nominees are recommended by the County Executive and confirmed by the County Council pursuant to SCC 2.03.040. Contact 425-388-6602 for more information.
Qualifications and Restrictions
Criteria used to evaluate potential nomination for a position of the Parks Advisory Board include:
- Community experience
- Working with or membership in one or more community-based non-profit groups
- Experience with a public agency operating public parks
- Participation in Snohomish County Parks including the Evergreen State Fair Park
- History of volunteerism
- Experience in marketing and promotion of parks
- Extra skills that can be applied to assisting parks
Length of Term: Four years
Maximum Consecutive Terms Allowed: Three terms
Total Board Members: 11 members
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For agendas and minutes from previous years, please contact Sharon Swan at 425-388-6616 or Dave McConnell at 425-388-6627.