Parks, Recreation & Forestry Commission

Parks, Recreation & Forestry Commission


The Parks and Recreation and Forestry Commission is a volunteer advisory group that provides recommendations to the Council relating to the development and improvement of parks and park facilities within the City. The Commission also makes recommendations to the City on all matters affecting the park and recreation programs. This seven member advisory group is appointed by the City Council to three-year staggered terms.

The Commission typically meets at 6:30 p.m. on the fourth Thursday of the month at City Hall. However, please check the City meeting calendar for exact dates since meeting dates and times occasionally change.

Seat  Commissioner Address Phone Term Expires
 A1 Gerald Arel, Chairperson 7750 Greenwood Drive 763.780.7360 12-31-2023
 A2 Kris Lillemo 5132 Long Lake Road 651.373.6118 12-31-2024
 B1 Karen Mills 2280 Knoll Drive 952.913.7774 12-31-2024
 B2 Marsha Anderson 2832 Sherwood Road NA 12-31-2024
 B3 Laura Wake Wiesner 8250 Knollwood Drive 414.379.9376 12-31-2023
 C1 Colleen Sullivan 8385 Sunnyside Road 651.983.3481 12-31-2023
 C2 Cindy Palm, Secretary 2266 Terrace Drive 763.783.5769 12-31-2023