Parks & Recreation Advisory Committee

COVID-19 Impacts

Boards and commissions will be holding their meetings online until further notice. You can register to attend the Zoom meetings using a link posted in the meeting agendas.

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Purpose

The Parks & Recreation Advisory Committee (PRAC) was established in 1983 to make recommendations to the City Council regarding parks and recreation plans, policies, programs and projects and to serve as liaison between citizens and the Council on parks and recreation related matters.

Meetings Information

The Parks & Recreation Advisory Committee meets on the 3rd Thursday of the month, at 6:00 p.m., in Olympia City Hall Room 207, 601 4th Avenue East (unless otherwise noted below).

  • January 16 
  • February 20
  • March 19 **Canceled**
  • April 16 **Canceled**
  • May 21 - online via Zoom 
  • June 18
  • No July meeting
  • August 20
  • September 17
  • October 15
  • No November meeting
  • No December meeting

Get additional meeting details, agendas, and minutes on our online meeting calendar.

Members

  • Maria Ruth, Chair - term ends 2022
  • Brock Milliern, Vice Chair - term ends 2023
  • Brent Barnes - term ends 2023
  • Barbara Benson - term ends 2021
  • Spence Cearns - term ends 2022
  • Kyle Guzlas - term ends 2021
  • Rhianna Hruska - term ends 2021
  • Kim Murillo - term ends 2022
  • Tiffany Sandy - term ends 2023

  • At least 50% of PRAC members must reside in the City of Olympia or the City's urban growth area.
  • Term: 3 years, ends March 31
  • Appointed by: City Council

Member Resources

Questions?

Contact Staff Liaison, Laura Keehan, at 360.570.5855 or lkeehan@ci.olympia.wa.us