Craig Talsma, CPA, CPRE Executive Director 847–310-3607
Jane Kaczmarek Executive Assistant 8477813633
Nicole Hopkins, CPA Director of Finance & Administration 8473103607
Mike Kies, MBA, CPRE Director of Recreation and Facilities 8477813634
Dustin Hugen Director of Parks, Planning, & Development 847-285-5465
Brian Bechtold Director of Golf & Facilities 847–781–3679
Lynne Cotshott, CPRP Superintendent of Business 8473103605
Eric Leninger, JD, SHRM-CP Superintendent of Human Resources and Risk Management 847781-3636
Carina Graham Advertising & Sponsorship Manager 847–285-5477
John Agudelo

Brittany Meschewski

Information Technology Manager

Accounting Manager



Recreational Services

Sandy Manisco, CPRP Communications and Marketing Superintendent 847-781-3672
Colleen Palmer, MPA, CPRP Superintendent of Recreation  847-285-5565
Bill Meyer Superintendent of Golf, Bridges of Poplar Creek Country Club 8477813680
Jennifer Fuller Sales & Catering Supervisor, Bridges of Poplar Creek Country Club 8477813658
David Krzepicki  Golf Operations Manager  847-781-3679
Eric McBride  Executive Chef, Bridges of Poplar Creek Country Club 847–781-3663
Stan Dubicki General Manager of Ice Operations 8477813632
Randy Jordan, USA Hockey Master Level Coach Assistant GM, Hockey Manager 8472855501
Melissa Motyka-Ciavarella Figure Skating Manager 847-781-3642
David Young Ice Operations Manager 8478857500


Recreational Programming

Wendy Stoner Program Manager, Preschool and Early Learning Center 847–285-5561
Lisa Swan, MPH

Dru Steinhoff

Child Care Coordinator

Aquatic and Program Manager



Kyle Thomas Athletic Manager, Youth Baseball/Softball, Youth Basketball, Adult Sports/Field Rentals 847-285-5429    
Jody Dodson Program Manager, Dance, Gymnastics, Events 8472855432
Mindi Schwartz 50+ Active Adults Program Manager 8478857500 x626
Martha Houston Program Manager, STAR Before & After School, Summer Camps  847-285-5535


Christine Tusa General Manager of Operations, Prairie Stone Sports & Wellness Center 8472855407
Debbie Albig Manager of Community Centers 8472855442
Gary Fong Facility & Ice Operations Manager, Triphahn Center 847–285–5560
Chad Lindstrom Fitness Supervisor, Prairie Stone Sports & Wellness Center 847-285-5403 x401
Lew Paul Building Maintenance Supervisor, Prairie Stone Sports & Wellness Center 8472855400

CPRE = Certified Parks & Recreation Executive
CPRP = Certified Parks & Recreation Professional
JD = Juris Doctor law degree
MBA = Masters, Business Administration
MPA = Masters, Public Administration
MPH = Masters, Public Health
NASM-CPT = National Academy of Sports Medicine, Certified Personal Trainer
SHRM-CP = Society for Human Resources Management Certified Professional

Full time or part time employee recommendation for Employees of the Quarter.