Parks & Recreation Board


Member Phone Email Term Expiration
Karla Macy 541-609-0533 July 2023
Lisa Jacoby 541-523-3681 July 2023
Buell Gonzales Jr. 503-851-8133 July 2023
Valerie Potter 208-989-4526 July 2022
Kim Mosier 541-519-1526 July 2022
Nathan Defrees 541-990-3794 July 2022
Johnny Waggoner Sr. 541-523-6541 Council
Joyce Bornstedt 541-524-2046 Staff

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Parks and Recreation Board Related Documents


The Baker City Parks and Recreation Advisory Board exists to promote and preserve parks and open spaces which are safe, provide beauty, enhance recreational experiences and are accessible to all members of the community. The Baker City Parks and Recreation Advisory Board shall permanently preserve, protect, maintain, improve, and enhance its natural resources, parkland, and recreational opportunities for current and future generations.

The Parks and Recreation Advisory Board was created to represent the community regarding matters related to our local parks. Here are some of the board's duties:
  • To advise the initiation, planning, design and to recommend a system of parks, facilities, etc., that will accommodate the public's need for parks and recreation activities.
  • To assess at all times the safety and security of site locations and physical facility standards.
  • To assist with the preparation and development of rules and regulations by which parks and recreation programs may operate.
  • To monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of park and recreation programs.
  • To advise and recommend ways and means by which parks and recreation programs may be improved or strengthened.
  • To support new parks, programs, and activities as public need may dictate.
  • To adopt bylaws and other rules of procedure to achieve its purposes and functions.
  • To assist with the adjudication of complaints, disputes or other grievances from the public arising out of parks and recreation activities.
  • To perform other duties and responsibilities as may be conferred by the Baker City Council from time to time.
This board consists of 7 members, 3 positions 3-year term and 4 positions 2-year term

Additional Information

If you wish to address anything to this Advisory Board, feel free to contact any member listed below or the Public Works Technical Administrative Supervisor, Joyce Bornstedt, at (541) 524-2046.