Parks Advisory Committee


The mission of the Parks Advisory Committee is to provide, preserve and promote parks, trails and recreation services to benefit the Grants Pass community.

To review and make recommendations for:

  • Allocation of recreation resources between users
  • Funding
  • Needs and locations for new park land and trail locations
  • Park planning
  • Preservation of park resources


  • Chad Thorson
  • Cliff Kuhlman, Vice Chair
  • Jan Battersby
  • Susan Jenkins, Chair
  • Rick Chapman
  • Michael Sellers
  • John Blackett
  • Joel King, Council Liaison
  • Wendy Giordano, Staff Liaison

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes

Caveman Pool Review Team

Apply and submit the Caveman Pool Review Team application online.


  1. Committee / Commission Application - fill out and submit online.

    Open Positions

    Apply for CoPA - fill out and submit online by May 14, 2021
    Apply for Bikeways and Walkways - fill out and submit online by June 3, 2021
    Apply for Parks Advisory - fill out and submit online by June 4, 2021
    Apply for CEDC - fill out and submit online by June 18, 2021