Arizona State Parks Board

Board Members

The Arizona State Parks Board is comprised of 7 members:
Chair: R. J. Cardin, Phoenix
Kay Daggett, Sierra Vista
Walter D. Armer, Jr., Vail
Mark Brnovich, Phoenix
Alan Everett, Sedona
Orme Lewis, Jr., Phoenix
Shawn Orme, Mayer

The Executive Director of the agency reports to the Board:
Sue Black, Executive Director

Read Executive Director, Sue Black's biography here.


Jump to: Agendas, Minutes & Presentations

Looking for 2014 meeting information? Please check our archive.

Next Board Meeting: March 18, 2015

The next Board meeting is March 18, 2015. The Agenda is posted below.

Mission, Vision & Strategic Plan

The Board holds meetings throughout the year, guiding staff in accomplishing the agency's Mission: “Managing and conserving Arizona’s natural, cultural and recreational resources for the benefit of the people, both in our Parks and through our Partners.”

Vision Statement: “Arizona State Parks is indispensable to the economies, communities, and environments of Arizona.”

Download our Strategic Plan here: 2012-2017 Five Year Strategic Plan (PDF Document 3.5 MB PDF)

2015 Meeting Dates

BoardroomIn most cases, meetings are scheduled on the third Wednesday of the month. The Executive Session begins at 9 am, the Public Meeting begins at 10 am. Phoenix meetings take place in the Board Room at 1300 W. Washington Street. The Board Room is located in the basement of the Arizona State Parks office. See Map or get step by step Driving Directions.

  • January 21, 2015
  • February 18, 2015
  • March 18, 2015
  • April 15, 2015
  • May 20, 2015
  • July 15, 2015
  • August 19, 2015
  • September 16, 2015
  • October 21, 2015
  • November 18, 2015

Download 2015 Agendas & Minutes

Download statement of locations where all notices of meetings will be posted (PDF Document 205 KB PDF)

Upcoming Meeting
Agenda 03/18/15 (PDF Document 220 KB PDF)

2015 ASPB Agendas, Minutes & Presentations
Agenda Presentation † Minutes

Agenda Packet 03/18/15
(PDF Document 220 KB PDF)

Executive Session 03/18/15
(PDF Document 120 KB PDF)

Land and Water Trust Presentation
(PDF Document 3.3 MB PDF)

Director's Presentation
(PDF Document 433 KB PDF)

Pack Goats Presentation
(PDF Document 844 KB PDF)

Agenda Packet 02/18/15
(PDF Document 1.3 MB PDF)

2015 Draft Trails Plan
(PDF Document 3.4 MB PDF)

2015 Draft Trails Plan Executive Summary
(PDF Document 509 KB PDF)

Consultant Update
(PDF Document 208 KB PDF)


Arizona State Parks Board Presentation
(PDF Document 757 KB PDF)
Minutes 02/18/15
(PDF Document 182 KB PDF)

Agenda Packet 01/21/15
(PDF Document 7.4 MB PDF)


ASP 2015 Annual Report
(PDF Document 2.8 MB PDF)

(PDF Document 15.4 MB PDF)

Minutes 01/21/15
(PDF Document 235 KB PDF

* = Amended Agenda
† = Presented to the Board at most meetings, the Board Presentation includes staff updates, budget projections, and park operations information.

Archive of previous years' agendas, minutes, and presentations Archive

Past Board Members Newsletter
Arizona State Parks History & First Board Newsletter

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