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Parks Citizens Advisory Board
About the Board
This nine-member board meets every other month to advise the Parks and Recreation Department concerning its general operations, capital projects, as well as the needs and interest of the citizens of the community.

The board also assists the county in identifying funding sources and securing funding for the county's Parks and Recreation programs. The board takes an active role in communicating park and recreation needs, services and programs to the public governmental agencies, the executive and the council.

Current Advisory Board Members:
  • Karen Ansteth, Chair, District 6
  • Mary Brickle, District #4   
  • Joan Cross, District #2           
  • Ralph Dannenberg, District #1    
  • Nancy Hatch, District #7
  • Dave Morell, At Large
  • Candace Paris-Sundsmo, District #3
  • Jerry Weydert, At Large 



2016 Meeting Schedule

Please join us on the third Tuesday of the following months at 6 p.m. or otherwise posted below to discuss the future of your parks.

Date  Time  Location 
January 19, 2016 6 p.m.  Lakewood Community Center
9112 Lakewood Dr. SW
Lakewood, WA 98499 
March 15  6 p.m. Lakewood Community Center
9112 Lakewood Dr. SW
Lakewood, WA 98499 
May 17 6 p.m.  Lakewood Community Center
9112 Lakewood Dr. SW
Lakewood, WA 98499 
July 19 6 p.m.  Lakewood Community Center
9112 Lakewood Dr. SW
Lakewood, WA 98499 
September 20 6 p.m. Location Change:
Sprinker Recreation Center Alder Room
14824 C Street S
Tacoma, WA 98444
November 15 6 p.m. Lakewood Community Center
9112 Lakewood Dr. SW
Lakewood, WA 98499 

If you have a special topic that you would like to discuss, please let us know on our comment form along with your contact information so that we may address your park and recreation requests.



Board Application
Looking to make a difference? We have two openings on the advisory board. Applicants should have an interest in a variety of parks and recreation issues and must reside in Pierce County. Print an application and send to:

Pierce County Parks and Recreation
9112 Lakewood Dr. SW
Lakewood, WA 98499 
Fx: (253) 582-7461

Please contact Parks and Recreation at (253) 798-4177 for more information.

Contact Us

Pierce County Parks Administration Office
9112 Lakewood Dr. SW
Lakewood, WA 98499

Ph: (253) 798-4177
Fx: (253) 582-7461 
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Office Hours
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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