Parks & Recreation Advisory Committee

The Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee was established by the City in recognition of the importance of resident involvement and input on park, recreation and community service projects throughout the City. 

The committee meets on an "as-needed" basis for the purpose of assisting with special projects that do not require regular meetings. 

The committee consists of five members appointed by the Mayor with the concurrence of the City Council. Each Council member shall offer one nomination for appointment to the committee for Council consideration.


Five appointed members and the City Manager or designee

Length of Term

Two years

Responsible Department

Community Services Department


Applicant must reside within the City of Poway



Financial Disclosure

Must submit Conflict of Interest statements (FPPC Form 700)


City staff provides an initial orientation. Ethics  Training is required by California Government Code  within the first year of appointment and every two  years thereafter. Sexual Harassment Prevention  Training and Education is required within the first  six months of appointment and every two years  thereafter.

J. Harry Jones03/02/2112/31/22
Marc Hennen03/02/2112/31/22
Mike Furlano03/02/2112/31/22
Kim Macdonald03/02/2112/31/22
Derrick Benson03/02/2112/31/22

Apply to Serve on the Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee

Committee Application (PDF) - To sign electronically, open in Acrobat or use Internet Explorer. 

There are no current vacancies. For further information, please contact the City Clerk's Office at or (858) 668-4530.

Agendas & Minutes

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

View Agendas and Minutes


Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee Charter (PDF)