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Recreation and Parks Advisory Commission

This commission studies issues relative to public parks and recreation.


View Recreation and Parks information >

Read about the parks system plan >

View meeting agendas and minutes >

Commission members

Name District representing Term ends
Borer, Maggie City At-large April 1, 2023
Caldwell, Latrina City At-large April 1, 2023
Dillenburg, Monica Central April 1, 2023
Erickson, Dwain West April 1, 2022
Groebner, Colleen City At-large April 1, 2022
Hoang, Johnny City At-large April 1, 2024
Killen, Francis City At-large April 1, 2022
Matthew, Cindi Central April 1, 2022
Nolen, Mark (Chair) City At-large April 1, 2024
Osammor, Miriam East April 1, 2024
Sandberg, Christy East April 1, 2023
Wilson, Jane West April 1, 2024

To get contact information on a Commissioner, please email the staff liaison below.

Council liaison

Wynfred Russell >

Staff liaison

Brad Tullberg >

Roles and duties

The Recreation and Parks Advisory Commission helps determine and plan the future of the park system and recreational opportunities. The commission is great for those who want to ensure there are fun places to go and things to do in Brooklyn Park:

  • Give input on parks issues, everything from replacement of playground equipment to noise ordinances
  • Give input on recreational activities to ensure they are affordable and equitable for all
  • Assist in the future planning of the park system
  • Serve as ambassadors for the parks and recreation department

Apply to become a commissioner

Applications are always welcome! Applications are kept on file for one year. As openings occur, applicants are notified of openings and invited to participate in the commission interview process.


Three years


Third Wednesday of every month, 6:30 p.m.

Time commitment (approximate)

Five to ten hours per month