Citizens Advisory Committee

The Citizens Advisory Committee is a committee appointed by the Board of Directors to provide recommendations to the Board in the areas of District operations, park design, projects and programs. This committee meets on the first Monday quarterly at 6:30 pm in March, June, September and December.
Appointed CAC members can serve up to (2) two-year terms.

To apply, please submit a CAC Application or for additional information please call (510) 881-6704.

Agendas & Minutes


Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval. 
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2019 Meeting Dates

Monday, March 11, 2019
6:30 pm
District Office
Monday, June 10, 2019
6:30 pm
District Office
Monday, September 9, 2019
6:30 pm
District Office
Monday, December 9, 2019
6:30 pm
District Office



The following individuals are members of the CAC along with the year their term expires:
 Name  Term Expires
Donna Lee Bell 12/31/21 Member
Evelyn Cormier 12/31/20 Member
Megan Goodwin-Germano 12/31/20 Member
Mary Lavelle 12/31/20 Member
Wesly Lightfoot 12/31/20 Member
Alyse Lui 12/31/19 Member
Suzanne Philis 12/31/20 Member
Joanne Ricketts 12/31/19 Member
Anita "Kit" Thompson 12/31/19 Member
 Cindy Torres 12/31/21 Member
 Betty Van Sweringen
12/31/20 Member


In March of 2007, the Hayward Area Recreation and Park District Board of Directors proposed the reformation of the district wide CAC. The committee serves in an advisory capacity to the Board of Directors and includes members from various communities throughout the district.