World Urban Parks has ten standing and regional committees in total.

These committees are a great way to connect with international colleagues and work together towards our common goals, and with upcoming meetings for many of their working parties to get the New Year underway, now is a good time to get involved.

Our ten standing committees are:

  • The Knowledge & Standards Committee, chaired by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (City of Coprenhagen, Denmark).

  • The Large Urban Parks Committee, co-chaired by Margaret Gormley (Chief Parks Superintendent, Office of Public Works, Ireland) and Richard Murray (President, Ekoparken Association, Sweden). This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for membership details.

  • The Membership and Partnerships Committee, chaired by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (Generate network Chair, New Zealand).

  • The Children, Play and Nature Committee, a new committee co-chaired by Amanda O’Rourke (Board Director and Senior Advisor 880 Cities, Canada) and Helena Bjarnegård (Head of Parks and Landscape, City of Gothenburg, Sweden)

  • The Older Adults and Parks Committee, a new committee chaired by Tim Geyer (Manager Parks and Recreation at Queanbeyan Palerang Regional Council, Australia)

  • The Healthy Parks, Healthy Cities Committee, a new committee chaired by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (Manager of Parks and Open Space at the City of Whittlesea, Australia)

  • The Green Infrastructure Committee, a new committee chaired by Kevin Halpenny (Senior Parks Superintendent, Parks and Green Infrastructure Division at Fingal County Council, Ireland).

  • The Alliances Committee, chaired by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (Secretary General of Hortis, France).

  • The Finance and Audit Committee, chaired byThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Australia.

  • The Governance and Policy Committee, chaired by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Australia.

If you have an interest in these committees there are still places for members. Please feel free to contact the chairs directly, or contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.for more information.