September 10, 2019: The Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District is encouraging community members to apply for openings on the district’s three Advisory Committees and Budget Committee. Applications are available at www.thprd.org. The deadline to submit applications is Friday, October 25.
Advisory Committee volunteers review plans, provide feedback, and take part in lively discussions about district programs, facilities and parks. We have openings on the Nature & Trails, Parks & Facilities & Programs & Events committees.
The Budget Committee: Responsible for providing public oversight of budget preparations, recommending changes to the proposed budget, and supplying information to the public about district business and operations.
Nature & Trails Advisory Committee: Share your enthusiasm and expertise for natural resource management, environmental education, wildlife, and trail development and use.
Parks & Facilities Advisory Committee: Focus on park design, helping making spaces accessible to everyone, community gardens, dog parks, athletic facilities, and historic properties.
Programs & Events: Advise the district on what programs should be offered and expanded, provide input on district-wide community events, and review programming content in recreation, sports, aquatics, environmental education and more.
People of all backgrounds and experience levels are encouraged to apply. High school age youth are encouraged to apply. These positions are critical to represent the broad perspectives of district patrons.
Applications will be reviewed, and appointments made by the THPRD Board of Directors. Terms will begin in January 2019.
Applications are available online at www.thprd.org or at the park district’s Administration Office, 15707 SW Walker Road, Beaverton.
Formed in 1955, THPRD is the largest special park district in Oregon, spanning 50 square miles and serving about 250,000 residents in the greater Beaverton area. The district provides year-round recreational opportunities for people of all ages and abilities. Offerings include thousands of widely diverse classes, 95 park sites with active recreational amenities, nearly 70 miles of trails, eight swim centers, six recreation centers, and about 1,500 acres of natural areas. For more information, visit www.thprd.org or call 503-645-6433.
|Date: September 10, 2019
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