Opening on the Board of Parks Commissioners

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:   
10/28/2010  4:06:00 PM 
FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: 
Philip Roewe, Councilmember Bagshaw’s office: 206-684-8801 Dana Robinson Slote, (206) 615-0061
Sally Bagshaw

Seattle City Councilmember Bagshaw announces opening on the Board of Parks Commissioners
Applications due November 30

SEATTLE –Seattle City Councilmember Sally Bagshaw today announced a vacancy on the Board of Park Commissioners, a seven-member volunteer advisory board established by Ordinance 96453.
“Seattle is graced with more than 400 parks and 6,200 acres of park land. You can make an important contribution as a Board of Parks Commissioner, helping define how our neighborhood parks are best used and funded,” said Councilmember Sally Bagshaw, Chair of the Parks and Seattle Center Committee.
The Board of Park Commissioners consults with and makes recommendations to the Superintendent of Seattle Parks and Recreation, the Mayor and the Seattle City Council on matters relating to the planning, development and use of Seattle’s parks and recreation facilities.  
Applicants meeting the following qualifications will be considered:
  • Experience with community engagement;
  • History of working collaboratively with a broad range of people and interests;
  • Experience with parks, landscaping, urban design, gardening, or comparable issues and interests;
  • Demonstrated  concern for neighborhoods and neighborhood parks;
  • Established record of objectivity and the ability to think broadly;
  • Willingness to commit at least 10 hours per week; and,
  • Active in our city in an advocacy capacity.
The Council invites applications through November 30, 2010. To be considered, please submit a letter of interest, résumé and contact information for three references to philip.roewe@seattle.gov.  
For more information about the Board, please contact Sandy Brooks, the Board’s strategic administrator, at 206-684-5066, or via e-mail at sandy.brooks@seattle.gov or visit http://bagshaw.seattle.gov/
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