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Commissioners and Professionals in the News
Friday, April 6, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Glenview, Northbrook park districts offer new summer programs »
Glenview, Northbrook park districts offer new summer programs The  Glenview  and  Northbrook &nb...
Wednesday, April 4, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
HE Parks Board Hires New Executive Director »
HE Parks Board Hires New Executive Director The Park Board of Commissioners for the  Hoffman Estates  P...
Thursday, March 29, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Repede to retire from Sugar Grove Park District after 15 years »
Repede to retire from Sugar Grove Park District after 15 years It took repeated losses and years at the ballots be...
Tuesday, March 27, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Recreation management alum Tim Jaskiewicz credits career success to strong network »
Recreation management alum Tim Jaskiewicz credits career success to strong network Tim Jaskiewicz ‘06 has worked for...
Thursday, March 22, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Maywood Park District Chooses New Commissioner »
Maywood Park District Chooses New Commissioner The Maywood Park District Board of Commissioners recently selected&nb...
Friday, March 16, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Larry Reiner, an award-winning Buffalo Grove Park District board member »
Larry Reiner, an award-winning Buffalo Grove Park District board member Buffalo Grove resident Larry Reiner has fon...
Friday, March 9, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Brendan Cavanagh Named Glen Ellyn Park District’s Volunteer of the Year »
Brendan Cavanagh Named Glen Ellyn Park District’s Volunteer of the Year Brendan Cavanagh was named the  Glen...
Thursday, March 8, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Park District Employee Wins National Service Award »
Park District Employee Wins National Service Award The Crystal Lake Park District is pleased to announce that Sand...
Tuesday, August 8, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Executive Director Bostrom Set To Retire In Spring 2018 »
Executive Director Bostrom Set To Retire In Spring 2018 Dean Bostrom, Executive Director for the Hoffman Estates Par...
Monday, July 10, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
SEASPAR executive director bids agency farewell »
SEASPAR executive director bids agency farewell Susan Friend has no plans to live a quiet retired life. The ex...
Thursday, June 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
FOSS PARK DISTRICT COMMISSIONERS TRAIN AT STATEWIDE SEMINAR »
FOSS PARK DISTRICT COMMISSIONERS TRAIN AT STATEWIDE SEMINAR Kenneth Robinson and Vance D. Wyatt, commissioners of the...
Thursday, June 8, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Finances are Strong Suit for New Springfield Zoo Director »
Finances are Strong Suit for New Springfield Zoo Director While cities like Chicago and St. Louis have some impress...
Friday, February 3, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Retiring parks and rec director reflects on role »
  Retiring parks and rec director reflects on role In 1976, when John Curran started working in the...
Wednesday, January 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Rockford Park District director Tim Dimke receives lifetime achievement award »
Rockford Park District director Tim Dimke receives lifetime achievement award Tim Dimke began his career at the Rockfor...
Wednesday, January 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
IAPD Awards Commissioner Penelope Randel With A State Award »
IAPD Awards Commissioner Penelope Randel With A State Award The Illinois Association of Park Districts (IAPD) recogniz...
Tuesday, January 3, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Longtime Golf Maine Park Board President Mike Yesner Dies »
Longtime Golf Maine Park Board President Mike Yesner Dies Longtime Golf Maine Park Dist. board president Mike Yesner died...
Wednesday, November 23, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Shout Out: Libby Baker, recreation booster »
Shout Out: Libby Baker, recreation booster Libby Baker says much of her life has revolved around recreation. 
Wednesday, November 23, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Lenz named next park director »
Lenz named next park director Rachel Lenz, a six-year employee, was named Tuesday as the next executive director of...
Tuesday, March 22, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Margaret Resnick, park district professional of the year »
Margaret Resnick, park district professional of the year Margaret Resnick is the executive director of the  Mund...
Thursday, March 10, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Buffalo Grove park official wins statewide recognition »
Buffalo Grove park official wins statewide recognition The Illinois Association of Park Districts has named Larry Reine...
Monday, February 29, 2016
Wheaton League of Women Voters issues positive assessment of area park districts »
Wheaton League of Women Voters issues positive assessment of area park districts Area park districts are doing well in...
Tuesday, November 17, 2015
Park District names Andrews as new Executive Director »
Park District names Andrews as new Executive Director After serving 25 years as a member of the Lincoln Park District...
Tuesday, November 17, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bonnie Noble retiring after 24 years as executive director of the Peoria Park District »
Bonnie Noble retiring after 24 years as executive director of the Peoria Park District Bonnie Noble, the stalwart exec...
Thursday, February 19, 2015
Rising Star Award To BG Park District's Johnson »
Rising Star Award To Buffalo Grove Park District's Johnson The Illinois Association of Park Districts recently aw...
Monday, April 1, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Park District of Forest Park's Eric Entler receives Illinois Association of Park District's Rising S »
Park District of Forest Park's Eric Entler receives Illinois Association of Park District's Rising Star Award Eric Ent...
Friday, March 1, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Park District Commissioner Elected to Statewide Association Board »
Park District Commissioner Elected to Statewide Association Board A Park District of Forest Park commissioner will now...
Thursday, February 28, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Oak Brook Park District Vice President Kathy Carson receives statewide recognition »
Oak Brook Park District Vice President Kathy Carson receives statewide recognition Kathy Carson was the recipient of the...
Wednesday, February 27, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Oak Brook park district official earns recognition »
Oak Brook park district official earns recognition Kathy Carson was the recipient of the Illinois Association Park Distr...
Wednesday, February 27, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Westmont Park District commissioner expands role in recreation »
Westmont Park District commissioner expands role in recreation Diane Main loves the Westmont Park District so much, she...
Wednesday, February 27, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Westmont Park District commissioner expands role in recreation »
Westmont Park District commissioner expands role in recreation Diane Main loves the Westmont Park District so much, she...
Monday, February 25, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Lenox parks commissioner to serve on state panel »
New Lenox parks commissioner to serve on state panel Dale Larson, commissioner of the New Lenox Community Park District,...
Wednesday, February 20, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Nathaniel Martin elected IAPD's vice-chairman »
Nathaniel Martin elected IAPD's vice-chairman Nathaniel Martin, commissioner of the Rockford Park District, was electe...
Wednesday, February 20, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
NL Park District Member Named to Illinois Assoication of Park Districts Position »
NL Park District Member Named to Illinois Assoication of Park Districts Position Dale Larson, commissioner of the New Le...
Tuesday, February 19, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Park District commissioner elected to statewide association board »
Park District commissioner elected to statewide association board Eric Entler, commissioner of the Park District of...
Tuesday, February 19, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Doerhoefer Named 'Person of the Year' in Vernon Hills »
Doerhoefer Named 'Person of the Year' in Vernon Hills Vernon Hills Patch asked readers to name who they thought should b...

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