Parks & Natural Resource Management Section Leadership    


Section Director:
 
Mat Emken, CPRP, CPSI
Dekalb Park District
Superintendent of Parks & Development
1403 Sycamore Road
DeKalb, IL 60155
(779) 777-7276
Email: memken@dekalbparkdistrict.com
(2018-2019)

Director Elect:
Ken McEwen, CPSI
Bolingbrook Park District
Parks Maintenance Manager
301 Recreation Drive
Bolingbrook, IL 60440
(630) 783-6564
Email: kmcewen@bolingbrookparks.org
(2019-2021)

Secretary:
Paul Fyle
Downers Grove Park District 
Superintendent of Planning
2455 Warrenville Rd. 
Downers Grove, IL 60515
(630) 960-5451
Email: paulfyle@dgparks.org
(2018-2019)

Treasurer:
Chris Pollack, CPRP
Woodridge Park District
Natural Resource Manager
2600 Center Drive
Woodridge, IL 60517
(630) 353-3373
Email: cpollack@woodridgeparks.org
(2019-2020)

Membership Council Representative:
Ed Bjes, CPRP, CPSI, AFO
Village of South Elgin
Superintendent
1000 Bowes Road
South Elgin, IL 60177
(847) 622-0003
Email: ebjes@southelgin.com
(2019-2021)

PNRM Committees

STANDING COMMITTEES

Awards & Recognition
Chair: Paul Fyle
Conference & Education
Chair: Mat Emken
JSS Golf Outing
Chair: Steve Bessette
Nominations & Elections
Chair: Mat Emken

ADDITIONAL COMMITTEES

Environmental Committee
Chair: Dave Brooks
Horticulture Committee
Co-Chairs: Dolly Foster & Chris Pollack
Planning and GIS Committee
Chair: Tim Girmscheid

Environmental Resources

Environmental Report Card  
Environmental Toolkit
Model Environmental Policy
Green Purchasing Directory