Parks and Recreation Commission

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Members
Name Email
Phone
Term expires
James Cebrian
Email 650-863-1868 April 30, 2017
Jennifer Baskin Email n/a April 30, 2020
Christopher Harris - Chair
Email 650-859-2073 April 30, 2017
Laura Lane Email 415-799-9659 April 30, 2019
Marianne Palefsky
Email 650-327-3988 April 30, 2019
Tucker Stanwood - Vice Chair
Email
650-233-0565
April 30, 2018
Jennifer Johnson Email
n/a April, 30, 2020

Roles and responsibilities
The Parks and Recreation Commission will strive for excellence in teamwork to:
  • Affirm the diversity in the community
  • Be financially responsible
  • Be responsive to community needs for leisure, cultural, and social programs
  • Maintain a liaison between the community and City Council
  • Maintain its availability, visibility, and accessibility to the community and the media
  • Preserve and protect open space and park lands
  • Promote safety in all facilities and programs
Commission priorities
  • Research and evaluate the social services and recreation opportunities in the Belle Haven neighborhood in support of the Belle Haven Visioning and Neighborhood Action Plan resulting in diverse, high quality programs meeting the needs of neighborhood residents. Ongoing to January 1, 2016.
  • Research and evaluate opportunities to support and increase arts program offerings for the community resulting in residents having a greater exposure to the arts and improved partnerships with new and existing arts groups and venues. Ongoing to January 1, 2016.
  • Study and evaluate City operated parks to ensure their short and long term vitality resulting in park structures and flora being properly maintained; parks being utilized by the community with greater frequency; and ensuring a proper balance of park usage and long term conservation . Ongoing to January 1, 2016.