Cemetery Board

The Cemetery Board manages the operation of the city’s cemetery, including the sale and location of burial lots; maintenance of the grounds, monuments, and markers; and capital improvements. The board also manages monetary gifts and donations on behalf of the cemetery.

Board members are appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by City Council.  Terms are for four years with no term limits.

Cemetery Board

Meeting Schedule
The Cemetery Board meets on the third Thursday of each month (except in December) at 4 pm at the Frances Anderson Center, 700 Main St.  Meetings are subject to change.

The July 20, 2017 Cemetery Board Meeting will be held following the 1 pm Walk Back in Time event at the Edmonds Memorial Cemetery.  See notice here.


Board Members
Betty Gaeng
Peggy Irwin
Jerry Janacek (Chair)
Melissa Johnson (Vice-Chair)
Patrick Kelly
Joan Longstaff
Kelly Sawyer

City Staff
Carrie Hite email
Parks, Recreation, & Cultural Services Director

Rich Lindsay email
Parks Manager

Cliff Edwards email

Parks, Recreation, & Cultural Services Department 425.771.0230