Friends of Mt. Tabor Park Seeks Board Members

The Friends of Mt. Tabor Park is seeking lovers of the park who would like to devote their time and talents to help the park thrive. The Friends is a volunteer-run group with an 11-member Board of Directors. Their work compliments the work of Portland Parks & Recreation by operating the Visitors Center and hosting summer concerts and the annual Tar ‘N Trail Run. 

They also operate the Weed Warriors, who restore the park’s natural habitat; daily Foot Patrols, who clean up litter and improve park security; and the Urban Nature Series of guided walks and workshops. Current priorities include improving park maps, trail signs and the tree-identification walk, as well as creating new public events.

Board meetings are held on the second or fourth Monday of the month, 6:30-8:30 pm in the vicinity of Mt. Tabor Park with a Zoom option. Board members are expected to attend about eight meetings a year, plus other work,= and usually devote at least five hours per month during their three-year term.

Interested parties should contact Steve Law, Board Chair, by calling/texting 503.422.2492 or emailing him at People can also learn more by checking out The Friends’ website,, or attending the Monday, February 27 Board meeting. 

Applicants will be supplied with a list of questions to answer, due by Monday, March 20. Candidates will be elected by Friends of Mt. Tabor Park members at the March 27 annual meeting.

Friends of Mt. Tabor Park Seeks Board Members

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