Anchorage Parks and Recreation

Boards and Commissions

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Anchorag​e Parks and Recreation Commission

The next meeting will be held on June 8, 2023 from 6 - 8 p.m. at the Spenard Community Recreation Center (2020 W. 48th Ave).

Meeting Agenda​

  • Regular meeting call to order: ​​6:00 p.m.
  • Roll call
  • Approval of agenda​​
  • Approval of minutes​: 
  • Director's comments​
  • Nomination of Chair and Vice Chair
  • Appearance request​
    Time Limit: Agenda item will not exceed 30 minutes in length.Testimony will be limited to three (3) minutes for individuals and five (5) minutes for organizations
  • Anchorage Park Foundation Report ​
  • Action items​
  • Information items​​​
  • Commissioner comments ​​
  • Upcoming meetings and agenda items: July 13, 2023: Regular Commission Meeting - Spenard Community Recreation Center (2020 W. 48th Ave.)​
  • Adjournment ​​​​

View all Municipality of Anchorage public notifications on the municipal​ ​website.​​​

About the Parks and Recreation Commission​

​The Anchorage Parks & Recreation Commission consists of nine commissioners. Unless otherwise noted, meetings are held​ the 2nd Thursday of every month, 6 p.m. at the Spenard Recreation Cente​r, located at 2020 W. 48th Avenue.

The public is welcome to attend.


Public comment before the commission will follow Municipal policies and procedures ​​​for public hearings including:

  • Members of the public ​may only comment one (1) time during the public hearing process on an item.
  • Public comment will be timed and each member of the public will be allowed to speak for 3 minutes.
  • ​Groups or organizations may appoint one person to represent t​he organization. The group or organization representative will be allowed 5 minutes to comment.

Additional Information

Anchorage Parks and Recreation Commission Members​

  • Edwin Blair
  • Bruce Graham
  • Grace Johnston
  • Andrew Kastning​
  • Stacey Lange​
  • ​​Brian Looney
  • Shane Rinner
  • Mary Vollendorf
  • Scott Wamsganz

Staff Support

Phone: 907-343-4587

​​Meeting Information​

Parks and Recreation Commission​

Meetings are open to the public and held​ at 6 p.m. on the second Thursday of every month at the Spenard Recreation Center (2020 W. 48th Avenue).

Staff Support

​Ellen Devine

Eagle River Board of Supervisors

Meetings are open to the public and held at 7 p.m. on the second Monday of each​ month at Eagle River Town Center, Room 170 (12001 Business Blvd). 

Questions? ​- 907-343-1500​​

Girdwood Board of Supervisors

Meetings are open to the public and held at 7 p.m. on the third Monday of each month at the Girdwood Community Center.  Visit the GBOS website for additional information, or contact Girdwood Valley Service Area Manager, at 907-343-837​4 or the GBOS Secretary at 907-343-8373.​​