Parks & Community Events Commission

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Parks & Community Events Commission Vacancy

The City of Cathedral City announces a vacancy on the Parks and Community Events Commission with terms beginning immediately upon appointment.  PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION NO LATER THAN WEDNESDAY, APRIL 4, 2018, to the Office of the City Clerk, 68-700 Avenida Lalo Guerrero, Cathedral City, CA 92234.   Applications are available at the City Hall reception desk and can be downloaded from the City’s website at For more information, please call the Office of the City Clerk at 760-770-0322. City Hall is open Monday through Thursday; 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. PLEASE NOTE THAT CITY HALL IS CLOSED EVERY FRIDAY. Interviews will be conducted before the City Council on Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at a Regular Meeting at a time to be determined (in the p.m.) an appointment may be made following the interviews or at a future Regular Council Meeting.

Note: Per the Cathedral City Municipal Code, you must be a registered voter and resident of Cathedral City to be considered for the above vacancy.


The Parks and Community Events Commission assess the recreational services and facilities of the community. It makes recommendations to the City Council on such matters as implementation of the Parks Master Plan, parks facilities and usage, funding and sponsorship solicitation, recreational programming, special events and cooperative partnerships with other agencies, businesses and organizations to leverage resources.

Parks and Community Events Commission

(pictured from left to right: Commissioners Alice Daby, Diane Hines, Johnny Huynh-Simmonds, Valerie Schechter, Karyn Barnes, Sarah Clapp, and Thommy Kocan) 


Meetings are the 4th Monday of the month (5:30pm at City Hall).   


Parks and Community Events Commission Term Expires
Diane Hines 6.30.2018
Sarah Clapp 6.30.2018
Thomas Kocan 6.30.2020 
Valerie Schechter 6.30.2018
Johnny Huynh-Simmonds 6.30.2018
Vacant  6.30.2019
Alice Daby 6.30.2020 
Staff Liaison: Deanna Pressgrove
Phone: 760-770-0369


The public is always welcome to attend Parks and Community Events Commission meeting in person. There are two additional ways to watch Parks and Community Events Commission Meetings -- on television and online from this website.

On the last Monday of each month, Cathedral City Parks and Community Events Commission meetings are broadcast on Spectrum Channel 17. 

You can also view videos of the meetings online. To receive notice of scheduled commission meetings, use our Enotifier. For Complete Agendas, click on the corresponding meeting dates below. 

See Commission Meetings below or View Commission Meetings in iLegistar.

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