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PenMet Parks
Board of Commissioners

 

  

 Todd Iverson
 tiverson@penmetparks.org

Education: Graduate of the University of Portland
Occupation: Longshoreman at the Port of Tacoma
Personal Information: Married. Enjoys fishing, kayaking and traveling. Todd is also co-founder of America In Solidarity, a
workers' 
rights group based in Tacoma.

 

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 Kurt Grimmer
 kgrimmer@penmetparks.org

Education: BA Finance & Accounting, University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, WA
Professional Experience: 30 years of experience in the financial services industry; Bank Auditor; Bank Controller; Real Estate
Financing and Management; Financial Advisor
Community Service: Peninsula Athletic Association - Board of Commissioners; Coach and recreation supervisor for 25 years
with the Peninsula Athletic Association
Personal Information: 30-year resident of Gig Harbor. With my wife, Diane, we raised three children through local schools and
recreation programs. We engage in outdoor activities around the Peninsula and enjoy the many natural and cultural amenities
offered in our community.

 

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 Steve Nixon
 snixon@penmetparks.org

Education: Gig Harbor High School, Washington State University, Associate of Technical Arts, Bates Technical College 
Professional Experience: Assistant Fire Chief - Gig Harbor Fire and Medic One
Personal Information: I grew up on Wollochet Bay, where I still live.  Attended our Peninsula Schools from elementary through
graduation from GHHS.  I married my high school sweetheart in 1985 and we have one son.  I have enjoyed the opportunity
to grow up, live and work in the Gig Harbor community.  I enjoy many sports and activities.  You may see me running on the
trails at McCormick Forest Park or Harbor Family Park.  I also enjoy mountain biking, snow skiing, fishing, sailing or just being
on the water, 
in the mountains or outside.  I still play some basketball and have enjoyed playing and coaching many sports
over the years.

 

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 Maryellen (Missy) Hill
 mhill@penmetparks.org

Education: Master's in Public Administration, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; Bachelors of Arts, University of Washington, Tacoma, WA
Professional Experience: 20 year human services professional specializing in creating and managing employment and training
programs for military, youth at risk, incarcerated and long term unemployed; nonprofit management, board development
and staffing; program management, human resources, grant writing and partnership development

Community Service: USA Canoe and Kayak Sprint Events Committee Chair, certified USA Sprint Kayak official, former
Board Secretary of the Gig Harbor Canoe and Kayak Team and Vice President of the Greater Gig Harbor Foundation

Personal Information: My husband, daughter and I relocated to Gig Harbor 25 years ago; we enjoy living in the Pacific Northwest
and experiencing its beauty especially the greater Gig Harbor and Key Peninsula region.

 

Amanda Babich
ababich@penmetparks.org
Education: BS Recreation Management, Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA
Professional Experience: Ten years experience in Parks & Recreation.  Owner of LuLaRoe Boutique
Personal Information: I am a mother of three and married to a lifelong Gig Harbor resident.  My husband and I own and operate
several commercial fishing vessels based here in Gig Harbor and enjoy being active community members both in our businesses and our family life.

 

 

 

 

The Board of Park Commissioners for the Peninsula Metropolitan Park District (PenMet Parks) has scheduled a board meeting for Monday, 12/11/17, at 6:15 p.m. at the Sehmel Homestead Park Volunteer Vern Pavilion, 10123 78th Ave NW, Gig Harbor.  Please see the agenda.

Call 253.858.3400 for additional information.      

Meetings of the PenMet Parks Board of Commissioners are generally scheduled for the second
and fourth Mondays of each month at 6:15 p.m. and are held at the Sehmel Homestead Park
Volunteer Vern Pavilion, located at 10123 78th Ave NW in Gig Harbor. Occasionally holidays,
the anticipation of greater public participation or special presentations may make it necessary
to hold meetings at different dates, times or locations. Please check this site for such changes,
cancellations, and also for announcements of Special Meetings which may be called with as little
as 24 hours notice. If you would like to sign up for Special Meeting notifications, please contact
us at info@penmetparks.org.

A five member Board of Park Commissioners governs the Peninsula Metropolitan Park District
(PenMet Parks) and is the policy determining body for the District.


About the Board Members

Elected by citizens of the Greater Gig Harbor Area
Serve 6-year staggered terms
President & Clerk elected in January


Board of Park Commissioners

Amanda Babich, Commissioner, term expires 2017
Todd Iverson, Commissioner, term expires 2019
Kurt Grimmer, Commissioner, term expires 2019
Steve Nixon, Commissioner, term expires 2021
Maryellen (Missy) Hill, Commissioner, term expires 2021


Please see the approved Minutes from previous Board meetings:

2017 Minutes:
January 9, 2017
January 23, 2017
February 13, 2017
February 27, 2017
March 13, 2017
March 27, 2017
April 10, 2017
April 28, 2017
May 8, 2017
May 22, 2017
June 14, 2017
July 10, 2017
July 18, 2017
July 24, 2017
August 28, 2017
September 11, 2017
September 25, 2017
October 9, 2017
October 23, 2017
November 13, 2017

 

 


 

 

PenMet Parks Administration Office:
10123 78th Ave NW  Gig Harbor, WA 98332
Info@penmetparks.org
Phone: 253-858-3400


PenMet Indoor Soccer Center / Recreation Office:
2002 36th St NW, Gig Harbor, WA 98335
(no mail received at this address)
Phone: 253-530-0722

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