Community Services Commission


  • 6:00 p.m.
  • 3rd Wednesday of every month
  • City Council Chamber

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

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Ken Henderson, Chairperson

Ken Henderson

Amy Nakamoto, Chairperson Pro Tem

Amy Nakamoto

Emi Embler, Commissioner

Commissioner Emi Embler

Donna Marsh Peery, Commissioner

Donna Marsh Peery

Larry Sample, Commissioner

Larry Sample

Appointments & Expiration

Commission MembersAppointedTerm Expiration
Ken Henderson, ChairpersonMarch 1, 2019March 1, 2023
Amy Nakamoto, Chairperson Pro TemMarch 1, 2019March 1, 2023
Emi Embler, Commissioner February 20, 2019March 1, 2023
Donna Marsh Peery, CommissionerApril 18, 2017March 1, 2021
Larry Sample, CommissionerApril 18, 2017March 1, 2021


Reference: Tustin Municipal Code (TMC) Sections 1551 through 1557.

The Community Services Commission shall consist of 5 members who shall be registered voters of the City during all times they hold office. Appointment terms are 4 years.

The purpose of this Commission is to advise the City Council on matters pertaining to the activities of the Parks and Recreation Department, excluding daily administrative operations. The Commission's responsibilities include:

  • Advising on parks, park design and development, recreation, and community services
  • Advising on planning and policy matters relating to the construction and renovation of capital facilities
  • Oversight of Senior Advisory Board and Special Events Committees
  • Receiving community input concerning parks, open space, and recreation activities
  • Reviewing state legislative proposals that may affect the operation of the Department

Contact Us

To contact members of the Community Services Commission, write to:
City of Tustin, Parks and Recreation Department
300 Centennial Way
Tustin, CA 92780

or call us at 714-573-3331.