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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

Taylor Kofed 

Dan Wheeler

Brian Woodward

Rhonda Vranish

Scott Kohler

Kim Larson - 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. 


Kim Larson - Director - Email

Lisa Jacketta - Business Manager - Email

Savannah Kelly - Administrative Assistant - Email

Recreation Center Staff

Alicia Melchior- Recreation Division Manager - Email

Liz Gilpin - Administrative Assistant - Email

Marlee Cowan - Marketing/ Recreation Specialist - Email

Tanner Brimhall - Aquatics Coordinator - Email

Dwayne Lee - Maintenance & Custodian

Helen Bair - Senior Receptionist

Laura Cook - Recreation Supervisor - Email

Parks Staff - Email

Carrie Pierson - Administrative Assistant

Aaron Powell - Cemetery Supervisor

Matt Rex - Cemetery Maintenence

Matt Rex - Shop Mechanic

Troy Nolan - Park Maintenence/Irrigation

Brad Barnes - Park Maintenence

Kevin Munoz - Parks Maintenence

Golf Staff

DJ Woodruff - Golf Course Superintendent - Email

Scott Williams - Golf Course Maintenance

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