This board advises Mayor Erin Mendenhall and City Council on issues relating to the City’s parks, natural lands, urban forestry and trails. Primarily, the board is tasked with providing and overseeing strong stewardship of the City’s parks, natural lands, urban forest and trails; educating the public and advocating for the City’s parks, natural lands, urban forest and trails policies; and encouraging and facilitating public involvement and input, and the incorporation of that input into the City’s parks, natural lands, urban forest and trails plans and policies.
Public Lands Department
1965 West 500 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84104
(801) 972-7891 or email@example.com
Agendas and Minutes
Bylaws and Governing Documents
Please see below for all upcoming term expiration/vacancy dates. Only applications submitted up to one year prior to a vacancy date will be considered. The Mayor’s office will only contact applicants when considering them for specific appointments.
The Parks, Natural Lands, Urban Forestry and Trails Advisory Board has between nine and eleven members. Each member is appointed to a three-year term and may serve up to two consecutive terms. Members should reflect geographic, professional, cultural, and neighborhood/community diversity. Members with arborist, landscape architect, ecologist, land management, natural and developed non-motorized trail design, architectural, financial, planning, historic preservation, recreation, sustainability and environmental backgrounds are encouraged.
Residency Requirements: No more than three (3) members may live outside of the Salt Lake City boundaries.
First Thursday of the month, beginning at 5:00 p.m.
Public Lands Building, 1965 West 500 South
Powers and Duties
|#||District||Member||Serving Since||Term Expires|
|1||At Large||Ginger Cannon||2021||January 2024|
|2||At Large||Jenny Hewson||2019||February 2025|
|3||At Large||Frances Ngo||2022||May 2025|
|4||At Large||Meridith Benally||2022||September 2025|
|5||D1||Aaron Wiley||2022||May 2025|
|6||D2||Melanie Pehrson||2021||May 2024|
|7||D3||Phil Carroll||2021||May 2024|
|8||D4||Clayton Scrivner||2021||November 2024|
|9||D5||Brianna Binnebose||2019||September 2025|
|10||D6||CJ Whittaker||2021||May 2024|
|11||D7||Samantha Finch||2019||February 2025|