2020 IPRA BOARD ELECTIONS


The IPRA Board of Directors approved the following members to run in our upcoming Board elections. Electronic ballots will be emailed to 2019 IPRA Professional members for voting on October 21, and voting will be open from October 21 through Oct. 25 at 4:00 pm, 2019. All IPRA Professional Members are eligible to vote.

 

IPRA Board of Directors

Northwest Region

Andy Thurman 
Executive Director, Geneseo Park District 
2-Year Term (2020-2022)

Central Region

TBD
2-Year Term (2020-2022)

IPRA Section Boards

Administration and Finance Section

Jon Beckmann
Superintendent of FUNance & Administration, Waukegan Park District
Director-Elect, 3-Year Term (2020-2022)

Bret Fahnstrom
Executive Director, River Trails Park District
Membership Council Representative, 3-Year Term (2020-2022)

Laure Kosey
Executive Director, Oak Brook Park District
Director-Elect, 3-Year Term (2020-2022)

Robert O'Shaughnessy
Director of Parks and Recreation, Worth Park District
Director-Elect, 3-Year Term (2020-2022)

Matt Russian
Executive Director, Pleasant Dale Park District
Secretary, 2-Year Term (2020-2021)
 

Communications and Marketing Section

Juan Carlos Acevedo
Superintendent of Marketing & Communications, Wheeling Park District
At-Large Representative, 1-Year Term (2020)

Alison Geary
Marketing and Public Relation Manager, Wood Dale Park District
Treasurer, 2-Year Term (2020-2021)

Sheri Potter
Marketing & Special Events Coordinator, Warrenville Park District
Secretary, 2-Year Term (2020-2021)

Diversity Section

Manuel Aguilar
Manager of Special Recreation, NWSRA
Director-Elect, 3-Year Term (2020-2022)

Jonelle Bailey
Mission Engagement Manager, The Salvation Army Kroc Centers
Membership Council Representative, 3-Year Term (2020-2022)

Oralethea Davneport
Superintendent of Recreation, Maywood Park District 
Membership Council Representative, 3-Year Term (2020-2022)

Katrina Place
Inclusion Coordinator, NWSRA
Secretary, 2-Year Term (2020-2021)

Facility Management Section


Liz Blake
Recreation Supervisor, Carol Stream Park District 
Director-Elect, 3-Year Term (2020-2022)

Emma Edmondson
Recreation Supervisor, Arlington Heights Park District
Secretary, 2-Year Term (2020-2021)

Mike Hay
SPRC Customer Service Manager, Geneva Park District
Secretary, 2-Year Term (2020-2021)

Corey Hromek
Clubhouse Director, Wesmere Country Club
Membership Council Representative, 3-Year Term (2020-2022)

Katy McKinnon
Facility Manager, Lombard Park District
Membership Council Representative, 3-Year Term (2020-2022)

Jennie Michalik
Wellness Services Coordinator, Deerfield Park District
FM Secretary, 2-Year Term (2020-2021)

Arturo Segura
Deputy Director of Recreation, Wood Dale Park District
Membership Council Representative, 3-Year Term (2020-2022)

Matt Szytz
Fitness & Marketing Manager, Huntley Park 
District FM Membership Council Representative, 3-Year Term (2020-2022)

Joe Zimmermann
Facility Manager, Vernon Hills Park District
Director-Elect, 3-Year Term (2020-2022)

Parks and Natural Resource Section

Valerie Gerdes Lemme
Planner II, Elk Grove Park District
Secretary, 2-Year Term (2020-2021)

Shane Hamilton 
Director of Parks and Facilities
Carol Stream Park District
At-Large Representative, 1-Year Term (2020)

Recreation Section

Mike Gianatasio
Superintendent of Recreation, Berwyn Park District
Membership Council Representative, 3-Year Term (2020-2022)

Allison Oberst
Recreation Supervisor, Buffalo Grove Park District
At-Large Representative, 1-Year Term (2020)

Karyn Roth
Superintendent of Recreation, Norridge Park District
Treasurer, 2-Year Term (2020-2021)

Karen Stille
Superintendent of Recreation, River Forest Park District
Secretary, 2-Year Term (2020-2021)

Therapeutic Recreation Section

Colleen Cline
Recreation Coordinator, NEDSRA
Secretary, 2-Year Term (2020-2021)

Beth Corso
Senior Recreation Coordinator, NEDSRA
Membership Council Representative, 3-Year Term (2020-2022)

Brian Houzenga
Support Staff Manager, FVSRA
Membership Council Representative, 3-Year Term (2020-2022)

Jorie Meyer
Program Manager, WDSRA
At-Large Representative, 1-Year Term (2020)