Park Commission

The Park Commission is appointed by the County Board of Supervisors, and subject to their administration and direction. Commissioners each represent one district in the county and serve a 3-year term. You may contact the Park Commission through the Community Services Department at (805) 568-2467.


Sharrie Suzanne (Suzy) Cawthon
District 1

Kyle Begley, Vice Chair
District 2

Frances Romero, Chair
District 3

Steve Strachan
District 4

District 5

Working Goals

Balancing departmental and capital improvement resources to be in harmony with population and community demand to the extent possible; Reviewing departmental policies and actions and meeting with the public to ensure that park policies and actions are well-thought-out and appropriate to community standards;  Providing a forum where the public's input regarding park issues may be completely heard; Acting as an advocate for a strong local park system which is funded to provide beautiful parks and recreation areas with adequate maintenance and development; Advising the Board of Supervisors of the Commission's findings and conclusions.


The County Park Commission normally meets the fourth Thursday of each month at 9:30AM. Note that this meeting schedule is subject to change. Please call (805) 568-2467 for current information about meeting dates and agenda items.

Download the 2021 Park Commission Meeting Schedule

Download the 2020 Park Commission Meeting Schedule

Meeting Archives (Previous Years)


Park Commission Meeting Agenda & Meeting Materials 


February 25, 2021 Agenda Meeting Packet  Minutes
April 22, 2021 Agenda Meeting Packet  Minutes
June 24, 2021 Agenda Meeting Packet Minutes
August 26, 2021 Agenda Meeting Packet Minutes
October 28, 2021 Agenda Meeting Packet Minutes
December 2, 2021 Agenda Meeting Packet Minutes

Staff Contact:

Eva Camarena
(805) 568-2467