Park & Recreation Advisory Board

2023 Parks and Recreation Advisory Board

Pictured front row left to right: Emma Waldemar, Krissa Anderson, Rebecca Peterson, Cora McBroom, and Amie Miller

Pictured back row left to right: Peder Jothen, Ben Playter, Adam Olson, Ethen Riley, and Kathleen Holmes

Meeting day, time and location

First Monday of every month
6:00 p.m.

City Hall, Council Chambers
801 Washington Street
Northfield, MN 55057

Agendas and minutes

February 5, 2024 Agenda Packet

January 8, 2024 Agenda Packet

January 8, 2024 Meeting Minutes

Comp Plan Attachment 1.pdf

Comp Plan Attachment 2.pdf


NameTitleTerm expiration
Krissa AndersonMemberDecember 31, 2025
Zachary BoharNon-Voting Ex-Officio MemberDecember 31, 2024
Kathleen Holmes, Council MemberNon-Voting Ex-Officio MemberDecember 31, 2024
Peder JothenMemberDecember 31, 2025
Aaron LauerVice-ChairDecember 31, 2026
Amie MillerMemberDecember 31, 2024
Adam OlsonMemberDecember 31, 2025
Rebecca PetersonChairDecember 31, 2026
Ethen RileyMemberDecember 31, 2024
Cora McBroomYouth Representative (voting member)2023-2024 school year
Vladimir Simon MartinezYouth Representative (non-voting member)2023-2024 school year

Contacting the commission

If you have questions or comments, you can email the commission. Each member will receive your email. When replying to your email, a commission member cannot reply to all members, only to you. This avoids violating the open meeting law.

Email the Park and Recreation Advisory Board


For general information about the board, please contact a staff liaison. Also, if you have questions or comments for the board, contact a staff liaison and they will assist.

NameTitlePhone number
Charlie FredericksStreets & Parks Manager507-645-3027
Alisha HayesAdministrative Associate507-645-3045


The City of Northfield Park and Recreation Advisory Board (PRAB) directly advises staff and officials regarding the public parks system and all public recreational facilities in the City of Northfield. PRAB assists with long-range planning for land acquisition for parks, natural areas and trails, as well as detailed plans for park development and use and recreational facilities.

Member requirements

The board consists of seven members appointed by the mayor and approved by the City Council. Members serve staggered three-year terms. Members do not receive monetary compensation.

Resources and related information

Board and Commission Rules of Business and Meeting Rules

Park & Recreation Advisory Board Bylaws (PDF)

City’s Strategic Plan

City’s Comprehensive Plan

City Code/Charter

Ice Arena

Parks and Recreation

Swimming pool


  1. You can apply to more than one board, commission or task force.

    Apply for a board, commission, or task force

    Applications are also available at:

    City Hall
    801 Washington Street
    Northfield, MN 55057

    Northfield Public Library
    210 Washington Street
    Northfield, MN 55057