Board/Committee Meetings

Become a Community Representative

Are you a Hoffman Estates resident and interested in serving on a committee? Submit a Community Representative Questionnaire to the Park District’s Executive Director outlining your qualifications and why you are interested in serving on a committee, no later than April 30th of each year. Appointments will be made at the Board’s Annual Meeting in May.
Community Representative Questionnaire 2020-2021


Board & Committee Meetings

All Board & Committee Meetings are held at the Triphahn Center (1685 West Higgins Road in Hoffman Estates) unless otherwise stated.  See 2020 Calendar of Board & Committee Meetings or Packets for exact times (below):

2020 Calendar of Board & Committee Meetings

*For access to remote meetings held via ZOOM, please email jagudelo@heparks.org.  You will be provided the link to join the ZOOM and you will be able to participate during the “Comments from the Audience” portion of the meeting.  For ease, you may also email your comment prior to the start of the meeting time and your comment will be read aloud on your behalf during the meeting.

Past Board and Committee Packets (2009-2019)

For a list of other documents and reports, check our FOIA & Transparency Center

2020 Board & Committee Meetings    
Buildings & GroundsJanuary 21, 2020PacketAgendaMinutes
RecreationJanuary 21, 2020PacketAgendaMinutes
Special Board MeetingJanuary 21, 2020AgendaMinutes
Regular Board MeetingJanuary 28, 2020PacketAgendaMinutes
& Finance
January 28, 2020PacketAgendaMinutes
Buildings & GroundsFebruary 18, 2020PacketAgendaMinutes
RecreationFebruary 18, 2020PacketAgendaMinutes
Regular Board MeetingFebruary 25, 2020PacketAgendaMinutes
& Finance
February 25, 2020PacketAgendaMinutes
Buildings & GroundsMarch 17, 2020Cancelled
RecreationMarch 17, 2020Cancelled
Special Board MeetingMarch 17, 2020Cancelled
Emergency Board MeetingMarch 18, 2020PacketAgendaMinutes
Regular Board MeetingMarch 24, 2020
Administration & FinanceMarch 24, 2020Cancelled
Emergency Board Meeting (*ZOOM)March 30, 2020AgendaMinutes
Buildings & GroundsApril 21, 2020Cancelled
RecreationApril 21, 2020Cancelled
Regular Board Meeting (*ZOOM)April 28, 2020PacketAgendaMinutes
Administration & FinanceApril 28, 2020 Cancelled
Special Board Meeting
May 12, 2020PacketAgendaMinutes
Buildings & GroundsMay 19, 2020 Cancelled
RecreationMay 19, 2020 Cancelled
Regular Board Meeting
May 26, 2020 PacketAgenda
Annual Meeting
May 26, 2020 Agenda
Administration & FinanceMay 26, 2020 Cancelled

REGULAR BOARD MEETINGS4th Tuesday of the month at 7:00 p.m.
Addresses the business affairs of the Park District. These meetings are open to the public. Residents are welcome to attend.

Standing Committees are comprised of up to five residents (community representatives) and two Park Commissioners appointed by the Board annually. District staff report to the Standing Committees on a monthly basis. Once each report is received, reviewed, and subsequently approved by the Committee, the Committee then makes its recommendation to the full Board during the monthly Board meeting. Community Representatives do not vote as members of the full park board.

BUILDINGS & GROUNDS COMMITTEE3rd Tuesday of the month at 7:00 p.m. (unless otherwise stated)
Addresses topics relating to the improvement or development of facilities or park grounds.

RECREATION COMMITTEE — 3rd Tuesday of the month between 7:15 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. (unless otherwise stated) 
Makes recommendations that focus on the organization and implementation of recreational and athletic programs.

ADMINISTRATION & FINANCE COMMITTEE4th Tuesday of the month at 7:10 p.m. (unless otherwise stated)
Addresses topics relating to personnel and reviews financial issues affecting the Park District.


Committee Members

Buildings & Grounds
Chair — Pat Kinnane
Vice Chair — Ron Evans
Community Representative — Chad Bettencourt
Community Representative — Patricio Aguilar
Community Representative — Marc Friedman
Community Representative — Lauren Sernett
Community Representative — Suzanne Poeschel
Staff Liaisons: Dustin Hugen
Chair — Keith Evans
Vice Chair —  Raj Chhatwani
Community Representative — Linda Dressler
Community Representative — Pearl Henderson
Community Representative — Ian Macdonald
Community Representative — Hap Wittkamp
Community Representative — Chris MacGregor
Staff Liaisons: Brian Bechtold, Alisa Kapusinski
 Administration & Finance
Chair — Pat McGinn
Vice Chair — Lili Kilbridge
Community Representative — Mandar Kulkarni
Community Representative — Denise Wilson
Community Representative — Kathy Musial
Community Representative — Hosep Utas
Community Representative — Steven Winner
Staff Liaison: Nicole Hopkins