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Vision Statement:

The vision of Evanston Parks and Recreation District is to be acclaimed as the most prestigious parks, recreation and leisure service agency in the region by providing an ideal parks system, current active lifestyle programs and modern well maintained facilities, led by a highly trained professional staff and exceptional volunteers who coordinate outstanding services that contribute to a thriving community, creating lifelong memories and a lasting legacy.

Mission Statement:

Our mission is to serve the public by providing a wide variety of quality recreation opportunities, parks and facilities within a safe, well maintained environment that enriches the quality of life for all ages.

Recreation and Parks Board of Directors

Joshua Welling - Chairman

Brandon Flyr - Vice Chair

Tim Lynch - Secretary

Cody Bateman - Treasurer

Mark Mari

Jenny Welling

Dan Wheeler

Rhonda Vranish

Joel Wiedrich

Scott Ehlers - Director

Recreation and Parks Board Meetings

The Parks and Recreation District Board meet the second Wednesday of each month in the Recreation Center conference room at 6:00 pm. Public attendance is welcome. 

Golf Course Advisory Board

Dan Knox - Chairman

Alan Mitchell - Vice Chairman

Bill Law - Secretary 

Dave O'Connell Jr. 

Wendy Schuler

Heather Blackwell

Matt Larson 

Golf Course Meetings

The Golf Course Advisory Board meets the last Thursday of each month at 5:30 pm at the Club House. 


Scott Ehlers - Director - Email

Marilee Jackson - Business Manager - Email

Lisa Jacketta - Administrative Assistant - Email

Recreation Center Staff

Kim Larson - Recreation Division Manager - Email

Liz Gilpin - Administrative Assistant - Email

Emileigh Hillstead - Marketing/ Recreation Specialist - Email

Kate Baxter - Aquatics Coordinator - Email

Dwayne Lee - Maintenance & Custodian

Shaheena Moss - Senior Receptionist

RaeNae Thompson - Recreation Supervisor - Email

Parks Staff - Email

Summer Benn - Administrative Assistant

Aaron Powell - Cemetery Supervisor

Vacant - Cemetery Maintenence

Terry Barker - Shop Mechanic

Troy Nolan - Park Maintenence/Irrigation

Brad Barnes - Park Maintenence

Wes Albertson - Parks Maintenence 

Golf Staff

DJ Woodruff - Golf Course Superintendent - Email

Scott Williams - Golf Course Maintenance

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