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Parks And Recreation Committee

The purpose of the Parks And Recreation Committee (PARC) is to make recommendations to the McKinleyville Community Services District (MCSD) Board of Directors regarding plans, policies, programs, and projects relating to McKinleyville's parks, facilities, open space maintenance zones and recreation activities.

Number of Members

Nine (9) regular members (Voting Members) up to two of which may be High School students

Two (2) alternate member (Voting Member)

One (1) McKinleyville Area Fund Representative (Voting Member)

One (1) MCSD Board Representative (Non-voting member)

Terms of Office

The Park And Recreation Committee is an advisory Board appointed by the MCSD Board of Directors. The annual expiration date of appointment shall be December 31. Appointment terms are as follows:

Regular members: Four (4) years

MCSD Board representative: Varies depending on appointment

McKinleyville Area Fund representative: Four (4) years

High School students: Two (2) years

How to Participate

Current Vacancies:

  • 1 Alternate Member Vacancies

Park And Recreation Committee (PARC)

The McKinleyville Park And Recreation Committee (PARC) is an “advisory committee” serving to provide recommendations regarding parks and recreation services and developments to the MCSD Board of Directors.  Any citizen, residing in the service area of the McKinleyville Community Services District may apply to the District Board for appointment to fill vacant seats on the Park And Recreation Committee.  The PARC seeks members who bring skills and knowledge applicable to the provision of municipal parks and recreation services and programs. Committee members serve a 4-year term with no limit to term renewals and are expected to attend an average of 2 hours of meetings per month.

How to Apply

Interested applicants must submit a complete McKinleyville Parks And Recreation Committee Application to the District Office. Upon receipt of your Application and Resume (resume optional), we will review it and contact you to let you know when the MCSD will be discussing and voting on your appointment to the committee. Questions can be directed to the Parks & Recreation Director at (707) 839-9003

PARC Member Application

In Person

1656 Sutter Road

McKinleyville, CA 95519

By Mail

PO Box 2037

McKinleyville, CA 95519




Park And Recreation Committee Voting Member List

  • Laura Bridy- Chair
  • Phil Heidrick- Vice Chair
  • Jeff Dunk
  • John Kulstad (McKinleyville Area Fund representative)
  • John Calkins
  • Charlie Caldwell
  • Jennifer Ortega
  • Heidi Conzelmann
  • Jane Fusek
  • Julie Giannini-Previde
  • Ciara Torres

Director Scott Binder is the MCSD Board Liaison to the Park And Recreation Committee and is a non-voting member.

Alternate member:  Dana Merrill

For more information, please call Lesley Frisbee at the District office at 839-9003.