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Regular Meetings:

Times and dates: 7:00 p.m. on the first Thursday of each active month. Please see 2021 Meeting Schedule.

Location: Remote via Teams

Agendas: Agendas are posted at least five days in advance of meetings, and are distributed to all Board members, local water districts, AMBAG, interested persons and the press. Agendas and attachments are posted on the County website:

Current Agendas and Agendas and Minutes from Previous Meetings

Public Comment Policy

Fish & Wildlife Advisory Commission

The Fish and Wildlife Advisory Commission advises the Board of Supervisors on any matters pertaining to fish and wildlife in the county, including the natural habitat, wildlife, and environment in general. The Commission also makes recommendations, consistent with the policies and regulations of the California Department of Fish and Wildlife, to the Board of Supervisors concerning expenditures from the County Fish and Game Propagation Fund, such fund created by Fish and Game Code Sections 13003(b) and 13100, for the propagation and conservation of fish and wildlife in the county.


Commission Structure:

The Commission consists of ten County residents, with each Supervisor appointing 2 commissioners.  Resource Planner Kristen Kittleson from the Environmental Health division of the Health Service Agency, serves as administrative secretary to the Commission. Kristen may be reached at (831) 454-3154 or via e-mail at Kristen

Current Commissioners - As of January 21, 2021:

  • District I: Supervisor Koenig - Chris Berry - Chair, Del Crawford
  • District II: Supervisor Friend - Sandra Baron, David Somerton
  • DIstrict III: Supervisor Coonerty - Liz Alter, Jon Jankovitz
  • District IV: Supervisor Caput - Mathew Wise, Grant Buchwald
  • District V: Supervisor McPherson - Jenni Gómez, Jen Michelsen


Santa Cruz County Fish and Game Advisory Commission Grant Application:



Biennial Report:

Every two years, the Commission submits a biennial report to the Board of Supervisors and the County Administrative Officer. This report highlights the activities, accomplishments and future goals of the Commission.