Parks & Recreation Commission


To review the parks and recreation facilities of the borough and make recommendations on present and future needs, assist in the preparation of a comprehensive parks and recreation plan and the annual budget, and make recommendations from applications for names of parks and park facilities and placement of memorials and plaques.


Meetings are scheduled on the third Monday every month. This information will be routinely updated to reflect any upcoming meetings. 

The Parks and Recreation Commission meeting scheduled for Monday, May 16, 2022 at 5:00 p.m. has been CANCELED due to a lack of agenda items.

The next Parks and Recreation Commission meeting is Monday, June 20, 2022 at 5:00 p.m. Alaska at or hosted from the Mona Lisa Drexler Assembly Chambers, 907 Terminal Street, Fairbanks.

View Past Parks and Recreation Commission Meeting Information

Additional Information

If you have questions regarding the Parks and Recreation Commission, please contact the Clerk's Office by phone at (907) 459-1401 or email the Clerk's Office.

Commission Vacancies

Members shall be appointed with regard to their broad interest in various parks and recreation activities. If you are interested in serving on this commission, please submit a completed Board or Commission Application Form (PDF). This form should be submitted to the Mayor's Office at

Commissioner Contact Information Term Expiration
James Lounsbury (907) 479-3213 12/22
Judith Shiffler (907) 479-6104
(907) 687-4500
Vacant   12/23
Mark Oldmixon,
(907) 474-6709
(802) 598-7726
Ben Roth,
(907) 687-5817
(907) 374-0487
David Mongold (907) 452-4260
(907) 474-0076
Kenneth Barrick 907-460-8435 12/23
Linda Unsicker
(907) 457-6565
Vacant   12/24
Vacant   12/24