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Parks and Recreation Advisory Commission


Board of Supervisors: Resolution 90-0534, adopted 03/27/90 which formed a 5 member board. Resolution 16-0263 replaced 90-0534 on 7/12/21016.


Acts in advisory capacity to the Board of Supervisors in promoting, aiding and encouraging public recreation, including the development of recreation, park and open space facilities; acts in advisory capacity to Regional Parks Director in the maintenance, development and operation of recreation areas and facilities serving the residents of the county; establish general procedures to carry out the purpose of the commission.

Membership Term

The term for the five commissioners nominated by the Board of Supervisors shall be four years. The term for the two youth members shall be two years.



Membership Composition

Seven commissioners, five of which shall be individually nominated by each Supervisor and two of which shall be youth members appointed by the five individually appointed commissioners.
7 Members: 2 Current Vacancies
RepresentingMember NameAppointmentTerm Expires
First DistrictKaren CollinsReappointment; Summ Act #23, 3/24/20203/26/2022
Second DistrictBrian MarvinSumm Act #17; 4/9/194/10/2021
Third DistrictVacantVacant
Fourth DistrictBill TrowbridgeSumm Act #17, 7/11/20177/11/2021
Fifth DistrictHerman HernandezSumm Act #21, 3/3/20152/26/2021
Youth AppointeeMegan Chang8/20/20208/20/2021
Youth AppointeeVacantVacant

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Contact Information

Laura Cordes

Executive Secretary

Parks and Recreation Advisory Commission

County of Sonoma
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