Introduction

 

A healthy city sustains healthy people. For the first time in history, more of the planets’ population now live in urban areas. So the need to ensure that cities are vibrant, sustainable, accessible, well-planned and designed, building engaged communities and attract residents and visitors is more important than ever. Professional and passionate experts and practitioner are coming together to share knowledge information and ideas to ensure this important issue is being advanced.  

 

 

 

The objectives of the Healthy Parks Healthy Cities Committee are:

 

1.    To represent the role of parks in contributing to healthy cities.

 

2.    To foster and engage an international network related to Healthy Parks and Healthy Cities and to exchange knowledge and experience within that network

 

3.    To accumulate, develop and spread knowledge relating to the contribution healthy parks makes to healthy cities through conferences, seminars, research, peer reviews, technical visits, working parties, staff exchange etc.

 

4.    To advocate, expand cross-sector engagement, improve equity of access, and effect change at international, regional and local levels the significant social, economic and environmental contribution that parks make to cities´ livability and healthiness, climate change mitigation and sustainability and international renown; and the need to plan for and invest in them.

 

The full Terms of Reference of the Committee can be found here.

 

Healthy Parks Healthy Cities Standing Committee

Role

 

Name

Email

Organisation

Country

Region

Chair   Kristen Jackson This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Manager Active Communities, Cardinia Shire Council

Australia Asia-Pacific
Executive Officer   Sean Morris This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Project Support Officer, Royal Parks

UK Europe
Committee Member   Jo Hopkins This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Manager Strategic Partnerships, Parks Victoria

Australia Asia-Pacific
Committee Member   Anne Cleary This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Griffth University Queensland

Australia Asia-Pacific
Committee Member   Rob Small This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Manager Green Fleet New Zealand

New Zealand Asia-Pacific
Committee Member   Mark Bowater This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Head Park Services, Auckland Council

New Zealand Asia-Pacific
Committee Member   David Ellis This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

City of Lethbridge

Canada Americas
Committee Member   Judy Ling-Wong This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

London National Park City Concept

UK Asia-Pacific
Committee Member   Daniel Raven-Ellison This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

London National Park City Concept

UK Asia-Pacific
Committee Member   Ruth Holmes This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Principal Designer, London Legacy Development Corporation 

UK Asia-Pacific
Committee Member   Carlos Aubert This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Director Ejexcutivo, MiParque

Chile Americas
Committee Member   Kazuma Takeda This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Head of Corporate Planning, Osaka Prefectural Park Association

Japan Asia-Pacific
Committee Member   Ceclilia Dalman This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Chair of the Parks and Nature Committee, City of Gothenburg

Sweden Europe

 

 

Committee Minutes: