Forestry Advisory Board Members serve a four year term. The Board is composed of:
One member of the Board of City Commissioners, appointed by the Mayor.
One member of the Board of Park Commissioners, appointed by the President of that board.
Eight citizen members, appointed by the Mayor.
Two Ex Officio members: the Executive Director of Parks & Recreation and the City Forester.
Current Forestry Advisory Board Members
Doug Prchal (Chairman)
Amy Sakariassen (Vice-Chairman)
Greg Zenker (City Commission)
Mark Zimmerman (Park Commission)
Doug Wiles (City Forester)
Randy Bina (Executive Director of Parks and Recreation)
The Bismarck Forestry Advisory Board has been established to:
Advise and assist the City Forester in the selection, planting, maintenance, protection and removal of trees on streets, in parks and on other public property in the city.
Advise and assist the City Forester in the enforcement of the Forestry Ordinance.
Make recommendations to the City Forester as to desirable legislation concerning the selection, planting, maintenance, protection and removal of trees on streets, in parks and on other public areas in the City of Bismarck and the Bismarck Parks & Recreation District.