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Parks & Recreation

Healthy Parks, Healthy Portland

Phone: 503-823-PLAY (7529)

Fax: 503-823-6007

1120 SW Fifth Ave., Suite 1302, Portland, OR 97204

2013-14 Budget Advisory Committee

The Portland Parks & Recreation Budget Advisory Committee (BAC) is comprised of community members, PP&R supporters, and labor partners. The BAC represents a wide variety of interests from stakeholders across the city.

BAC Meetings

  • January 10 - Room B, 2nd floor, Portland Building
  • January 24 - Southwest Community Center, Multipurpose room
  • January 29 - Peninsula Community Center (room TBD)

All meetings are 7:30-9:30 AM.

Portland Parks Board Members
Mike Alexander, Judy Bluehorse Skelton, Mary Anne Cassin, Kathy Fong Stevens, Nick Hardigg (member ex-officio), Dion Jordan, Andy Nelson, Tony Magliano (member ex-officio), Jim Owens, Meryl Redisch (member ex-officio), Linda Robinson, Shelli Romero, Bob Sallinger, Christa Thoeresz, Tricia Tillman, Sue Van Brocklin, Julie Vigeland, Mauricio Villarreal

Labor Partners
Scott Gibson (PP&R park services) - DCTU
Tim Haberman (PP&R recreation) - Local 483
Gerry Verhoef (PP&R engineering) - COPPEA

The following (non-represented) PP&R staff are in attendance at the BAC meetings to provide answers to questions and additional facilitation and background.
Mike Abbaté, PP&R Director
Warren Jimenez, PP&R Assistant Director
Eileen Argentina, PP&R Services Manager
Gary De Vore, PP&R Interim Central Services Manager
Margaret Evans, PP&R Workforce Development Manager
Deborah Lev, PP&R City Nature Manager
Kia Selley, PP&R Planning, Development and Asset Manager
Jeff Shaffer, PP&R Interim Finance Manager
Jennifer Yocom, PP&R Community Relations Manager
Todd Lofgren, PP&R Property Manager
Jim Blackwood, Policy Manager for Commissioner Nick Fish
Elizabeth Kennedy-Wong, PP&R Community Involvement Manager (BAC facilitator)

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