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Departments & Staff

Fox Valley Park District Executive Team

Jim Pilmer
Jim Pilmer
Executive Director
630-897-0516

Jeff Palmquist, CPRP
Sr. Director of Operations and Planning
630-897-0516

Diana Erickson, CPRP
Sr. Director of Finance & Administration
630-897-0516
john-perkinsJohn Perkins
Chief of Police and Public Safety
630-264-7421
DanLeahyDan Leahy
Director of Marketing and Communications
630-966-4552
Jaime IjamsJaime Ijams, CPRP
Director of Recreation
630-966-4550
Kim Nooncaster
Executive Administrator to Executive Director
& Clerk of the Board

630-897-0516
Jon MichaelJon Michael
Director of Information Technology
630-966-4506
Finance & Administration

Cole Center: 630-897-0516

Diana Erickson, CPRP Sr. Director of Finance & Administration 630-897-0516
Jennifer Paprocki Assistant Director of Finance & Administration 630-897-0516
John Bier Risk Manager 630-897-0516
Ron Evans Procurement Officer 630-897-0516
Human Resources
Lynn Fenton Superintendent of Human Resources 630-966-4517
Jadie Aguilar Human Resources Assistant 630-897-0516
Information & Technology
Jon Michael Director of Information Technology 630-897-0516
Jeremy Andersen Information Technology Manager 630-897-0516
Marketing & Communications
Dan Leahy Director of Marketing & Communications 630-966-4552
Jeff Long, CPRP Public Affairs & Communications Manager 630-966-4527
Debbie Smith, CPRP Community Outreach Manager 630-966-4555
Erika Swanson Senior Graphic Designer 630-897-0516
Stephanie Hopp, CPRP Marketing Coordinator 630-897-0516
Fox Valley Park Foundation
TBA Development Officer 630-966-4515
Planning, Developments & Grants
Jeff Palmquist, CPRP Sr. Director of Operations & Planning 630-897-0516
Greg Stevens Senior Park Planner 630-897-0516
Nate Troia Landscape Architect 630-897-0516
Park Operations & Facility Maintenance
Melissa Harrison Park Operations Coordinator 630-897-0516

Park Operations

John Kramer Assistant Director of Operations 630-966-4526
Joe Hernandez Superintendent of Park Operations 630-966-4508
Jerad Campbell Park Grounds Supervisor, Central / Trails Supervisor 630-966-4521
Andrew Stratton Park Grounds Supervisor, East 630-851-6892
Jimmy Schmidt Park Grounds Supervisor, West 630-896-6480
Chad Peterson Athletic Fields Manager 630-966-4564
Ian Pickett Athletic Fields Supervisor 630-966-4541
Chris Kuehn Manager of Arboriculture, IPM & Lake Management 630-896-6480
Tony Rickenbrode Fleet Maintenance Supervisor 630-966-4520
Helen Wohlfeil Horticulture & Natural Areas Supervisor 630-897-4261

Facility Maintenance

Ray Nugent Superintendent of Facility Maintenance 630-966-4542
Greg Dickson Trades Manager 630-966-4524
Park Police & Public Safety
John Perkins Chief of Police and Public Safety 630-264-7421
Jim Christenson Police Lieutenant 630-264-7421
Carolyn Stark Police Lieutenant 630-264-7421
George Cortez Police Sergeant 630-264-7421
Jim Stafford Police Sergeant 630-264-7421
Larry Stefanski Police Sergeant 630-264-7421
Randy Caho Police Sergeant 630-264-7421
Barb Thome Police Records Coordinator 630-264-7421
Recreation
Jaime Ijams, CPRP Director of Recreation 630-966-4550
Michael Hayes, CPRP Superintendent of Recreation 630-966-4502

Eola Community Center

Ivan Chambers Facility Manager 630-966-4543
TBA Athletics Supervisor 630-966-4559
Joe Nidea, CPRP Fitness Supervisor 630-851-8990
Annette Nocek Recreation Supervisor—Gymnastics/Poms/Cheerleading 630-966-4547
Greg Woolford Program Manager 630-851-8990
Deedee Buscher Creative Play Preschool 630-851-8990
Colleen Keefe Office Coordinator 630-851-8990

Prisco Community Center

Jordan Real, CPRP Facility Manager 630-966-4561
Lauren Jansen Performing Arts Manager 630-966-4548
Tanya Osika Dance Coordinator 630-859-8606
Jennifer Huber, CPRP Supervisor – Senior Programs, Tours and Visits 630-966-4554
Bobbi Steele Supervisor – Dance 630-859-8606
Rafael Martinez Athletic Specialist 630-859-8606
Barb Daniels Office Coordinator 630-966-4558
Gracie Aviles Guest Services Representative 630-859-8606

Vaughan Athletic Center

Cody Kamp, CPRP Facility Manager 630-978-5704
Matt Odom Recreation Program Manager 630-978-3595
Brad Schmidt Tennis Manager 630-978-5709
Brett Meier Fitness Operations Manager / Personal Training 630-907-9600, ext. 1102
Kellie McKanna Fitness Operations Supervisor 630-978-3594
TBA Aquatics Manager 630-978-9600, ext. 1130
Stevie Michell Supervisor—Youth Programs & Camps 630-978-3593
Mike Kenny Athletic Specialist 630-978-3592
Jason Grzywa Birthday Parties 630-978-5707
Jonathan Kerch Youth Tennis Coordinator 630-907-9600, ext. 1109
Hayden Howes Membership Coordinator 630-978-7225
Yannieliss Gonzalez Guest Services Representative 630-907-9600
Mary Bryant Member Services Representative 630-978-3597
Selena Hay Office Coordinator 630-978-9600
Rich Brunker Custodial Maintenance Supervisor 630-978-7214
Tennis Desk 630-907-8067

Blackberry Farm

Sandie Gilmer Facility Manager 630-892-1550
Holly Wiggins Rentals & Events Supervisor 630-264-7408
Laureen Baumgartner, CPRP Historical Education Programmer 630-892-1550
Cori Buis Maintenance Coordinator 630-892-1550

Copley Boxing & Training Center

Rafael Martinez Recreation Supervisor 630-898-7500

Lippold Outdoor Recreation Center

Margaret Gazdacka, CPRP Facility Supervisor, Red Oak Nature Center 630-897-1808

Orchard Valley Golf Course & Orchards Restaurant

Aaron Reinhart Superintendent of Golf and Food & Beverage 630-877-2972

Splash Country Water Park

Michael Hayes, CPRP Superintendent of Recreation 630-966-4502
Alyssa C. Moore Interim Area Manager – Jeff Ellis Management, LLC. 630-907-9613

Phillips Park Family Aquatic Center

Michael Hayes, CPRP Superintendent of Recreation 630-966-4502
Alyssa C. Moore Interim Area Manager – Jeff Ellis Management, LLC. 630-907-9613

Red Oak Nature Center

Margaret Gazdacka, CPRP Facility Supervisor & Naturalist 630-897-1808

Stuart Sports Complex

Josh Barry Outdoor Athletics and Events Manager 630-978-9082
Kevin Glock Outdoor Athletics Coordinator  630-897-0516
Programs At-A-Glance
  • Outdoor Facilities
  • Ages 0-2
  • Ages 3-5
  • Ages 6-8
  • Ages 9-12
  • Teens
  • Adults
  • Active Adults
  • Leagues
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