Board/Committee Meetings

Board & Committee Meetings

All Board & Committee Meetings are held at the Triphahn Center (1685 West Higgins Road in Hoffman Estates) unless otherwise stated.

See 2023 Calendar of Board & Committee Meetings or Packets/Agendas for exact times (below):

2023 Calendar of Board & Committee Meetings
Past Board and Committee Packets (2009-2022)

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

2023 Board & Committee Meetings
Buildings & GroundsJanuary 17, 2023PacketAgendaMinutes
Recreation & FacilitiesJanuary 17, 2023PacketAgendaMinutes
Regular Board MeetingJanuary 24, 2023PacketAgendaMinutes
Special Board MeetingJanuary 24, 2023NoneAgendaMinutes
& Finance
January 24, 2023PacketAgendaMinutes
Buildings & GroundsFebruary 21, 2023PacketAgendaMinutes
Recreation & Facilities
February 21, 2023PacketAgendaMinutes
Regular Board MeetingFebruary 28, 2023PacketAgendaMinutes
& Finance
February 28, 2023PacketAgendaMinutes
Buildings & GroundsMarch 21, 2023PacketAgendaMinutes
Recreation & FacilitiesMarch 21, 2023PacketAgendaMinutes
Regular Board MeetingMarch 28, 2023PacketAgendaMinutes
& Finance
March 28, 2023PacketAgendaMinutes
Buildings & GroundsApril 18, 2023PacketAgendaMinutes
Recreation & FacilitiesApril 18, 2023PacketAgendaMinutes
Special Board MeetingApril 18, 2023PacketAgendaMinutes
Regular Board MeetingApril 25, 2023PacketAgendaMinutes
& Finance
April 25, 2023PacketAgendaMinutes
Buildings & GroundsMay 16, 2023PacketAgendaMinutes
Recreation & FacilitiesMay 16, 2023PacketAgendaMinutes
Annual Board MeetingMay 23, 2022NoneAgendaMinutes
& Finance
May 23, 2023PacketAgendaMinutes
Regular Board MeetingMay 23, 2023PacketAgendaMinutes
Special Board MeetingJune 7, 2023NoneAgendaMinutes
Buildings & GroundsJune 20, 2023CANCELEDCANCELEDCANCELED
Recreation & FacilitiesJune 20, 2023
Regular Board MeetingJune 27, 2023PacketAgendaMinutes
& Finance
June 27, 2023PacketAgendaMinutes
Buildings & GroundsJuly 18, 2023PacketAgendaMinutes
Recreation & FacilitiesJuly 18, 2023PacketAgendaMinutes
Special Board MeetingJuly 18, 2023CANCELEDCANCELEDCANCELED
Special Board MeetingAugust 1, 2023PacketAgendaMinutes
& Finance
August 1, 2023PacketAgendaMinutes
Buildings & Grounds/Park TourAugust 15, 2023PacketAgendaMinutes
Recreation & FacilitiesAugust 15, 2023PacketAgendaMinutes
Special Board MeetingAugust 15, 2023NoneAgendaMinutes
Regular Board MeetingAugust 22, 2023PacketAgendaMinutes
& Finance
August 22, 2023PacketAgendaMinutes
Special Board MeetingAugust 29, 2023PacketAgendaMinutes
Buildings & GroundsSeptember 19, 2023PacketAgenda
Recreation & FacilitiesSeptember 19, 2023PacketAgenda
Regular Board MeetingSeptember 26, 2023PacketAgenda
& Finance
September 26, 2023PacketAgenda
Buildings & GroundsOctober 17, 2023
Recreation & FacilitiesOctober 17, 2023
Regular Board MeetingOctober 24, 2023
& Finance
October 24, 2023
Buildings & GroundsNovember 21, 2023
Recreation & FacilitiesNovember 21, 2023
Regular Board MeetingNovember 28, 2023
& Finance
November 28, 2023
Committee of the WholeDecember 12, 2023
Special Board MeetingDecember 12, 2023
Regular Board MeetingDecember 19, 2023
& Finance
December 19, 2023

REGULAR BOARD MEETINGS4th Tuesday of the month immediately following Administration & Finance Committee (unless otherwise stated)
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 & FACILITIES 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 7:00 p.m. (unless otherwise stated)
Addresses topics relating to personnel and reviews financial issues affecting the Park District.

Committee Members

Buildings & Grounds
Chair — Robert Kaplan
Vice Chair — Raj Chhatwani
Community Representative — Ian Macdonald
Community Representative — Joe Utas
Community Representative — Ron Evans
Community Representative — Suzanne Poeschel
Community Representative — Lauren Sernett
Staff Liaisons: Dustin Hugen
Recreation & Facilities
Chair — Linda Dressler
Vice Chair —  Marc Friedman
Community Representative — Lizzie Beranek
Community Representative — Pearl Henderson
Community Representative — Chad Bettencourt
Community Representative — Chris MacGregor
Community Representative — Jonathan Pilafas
Staff Liaisons: Brian Bechtold, Karrie Miletic
 Administration & Finance
Chair — Keith Evans
Vice Chair – Pat McGinn
Community Representative — Lon Harner
Community Representative — Mandar Kulkarni
Community Representative — Kathy Musial
Community Representative — Denise Wilson
Community Representative — Steven Winner
Staff Liaison: Nicole Hopkins

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.
Community Representative Questionnaire