Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources Advisory Board

The mission of the Park, Recreation and Natural Resources Board is to advise and assist City Council and Staff in the city-wide provision, operation, conservation and protection of the city’s parks, open spaces, recreation facilities, community centers, programs and opportunities, natural resources and environmental quality for the health and well-being of the residents of Lake Oswego.

This Board considers and addresses the use, planning, acquisition, development, maintenance, and management of park lands and open spaces; and the policies and programs that meet community needs and preserve, restore and enhance natural areas including those that address surface water management, wildlife habitat, trees, tree groves, stream corridors, shorelines and ecologically distinctive natural areas.


Meeting Information

The Parks, Recreation, and Natural Resources Advisory Board meets on the third Wednesday of every month at 4pm in the Maintenance Center Willow A Room, 17601 Pilkington Road.


Eligibility & Membership

The Parks, Recreation, and Natural Resources Advisory Board consists of nine regular members serving staggered three-year terms, plus two youth members appointed to a one-year term.  All members must live within the Lake Oswego Urban Services Boundary.  To see the Urban Service Boundary on LOMap, click 'Layers', then 'Boundaries', then 'USB'.

2023-24 Members

Co-Chair - Jason Dorn (term expires 6/26)
Co-Chair - Kara Gapon (term expires 6/25)
Matthew McGinnis (term expires 6/24)
Rebecca Greene (term expires 6/24)
Doug McKean (term expires 6/24)
Edwin Becker (term expires 6/25)
Jennifer Mozinski (term expires 6/25)
Gregory Wolley (term expires 6/26) 
Sarah Ellison (term expires 6/26)

Youth Member – Diya Deepu (term expires 6/24)
Youth Member – Zechariah Pressnell (term expires 6/24)

City Council Liaison – John Wendland
Staff Liaison – Ivan Anderholm, Parks and Recreation Director

News & Announcements

City Council Confirms 2023 Board & Commission Appointments

June 27, 2023 – LAKE OSWEGO CITY HALL

On Tuesday, June 27th, 2023 the Lake Oswego City Council voted unanimously to confirm 54 appointments to the City’s ten Advisory Boards and Commissions.

Read More about City Council Confirms 2023 Board & Commission Appointments
Contact Information

Ivan Anderholm
Parks and Recreation Director
503-675-2548
ianderholm@lakeoswego.city

Dina Balogh
Administrative Assistant
503-534-5420
dbalogh@lakeoswego.city

For general correspondence to Parks Board members, send an email to: 
parksboard@lakeoswego.city

Upcoming Events

Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources Advisory Board Meeting

Jun 20 2024 - 4:00pm

Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources Advisory Board Meeting

Jul 17 2024 - 4:00pm

September 18, 2024 Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources Advisory Board Meeting

Sep 18 2024 - 4:00pm