Board Position Details

THPRD Advisory Commitees

Close Date: 11/16/2018

Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District is a special park and recreation service district that serves the City of Beaverton and many unincorporated areas of eastern Washington County. We are looking for advisory committee members that are that are passionate about strengthening their community through parks and recreation. People get to share ideas on broad subjects that improve our parks and programs. THPRD advisory committees provide an opportunity for community volunteers to participate in the district's long-term planning efforts. THPRD's three advisory committees generally meet on the third Wednesday of the month (6-12 times annually) to participate in discussions, review plans, and provide broad feedback on park district programs, facilities, and parks. Our emphasis is placed on work that relates to goals stated in THPRD's Strategic Plan, Service and Financial Sustainability Plan and functional plans. Community oversight helps guide THPRD's planning efforts in the following areas: Nature & Trails This committee guides management of natural resources, associated community engagement, trail use, and trail development. Subject areas include natural areas, wildlife, environmental education, and both paved and soft surfaces. Parks & Facilities This committee reviews development and use of outdoor physical assets, buildings and associated community engagement. Subject areas include developed parks, athletic facilities, program facilities, ADA access, historic properties, and community gardens. Programs & Events This committee ensures THPRD meets program service delivery goals. Subject areas include programming, cost recovery, diversity and inclusion in recreation, sports, volunteering, environmental education, and aquatic activities. Each committee includes nine appointed volunteers, a staff liaison and a member of THPRD's Board of Directors. Volunteers are district residents who serve a two-year term.

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