Parks and Recreation Board

Meeting held bi-monthly (January, March, May, July, September, November) on the second Wednesday of the month
5:00 p.m.
Mesa Parks and Recreation office
200 S. Center Street
Mesa, AZ 85210
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The Parks and Recreation Board shall advise the Council on the operation and development of all City parks and recreational facilities and on the recreational program of the City. The Board shall elect one (1) of its members to serve as chairperson, and each chairperson so elected shall serve for a one (1) year term. (563,2712).


To confirm that the meeting time, date or location has not changed, or for copies of minutes not listed, call the Mesa Parks and Recreation office at 480-644-2269.


Role of the Parks and Recreation Board:

  • Advise the City Council on parks and recreation policy issues
  • Interact with citizens on parks and recreation issues and mediate when necessary
  • Act as a sounding board for staff on parks and recreation operational matters
  • Be knowledgeable about the benefits that parks and recreation services provide within a community
  • Ongoing citizen/neighborhood contact within area of influence and share with staff
  • View issues from a "big picture" and "greater good" perspective
  • Recognize efforts of citizen parks and recreation volunteers
  • Be a cheerleader for parks and recreation in the community


Board Members:

  • Kent Bulkley (Chair)
  • Roel Dilig
  • John Duclos
  • Milt Fort (Vice-Chair)
  • Jennifer Madsen
  • David Martinez
  • Bert Millett
  • Kathleen Rahn
  • Niki Tapia
  • Ron Wills
  • Mark Yarbrough


To contact a member of our board, please contact Jo.Donovan@mesaaz.gov