Schaumburg Park District announces board vacancy

Schaumburg Park District announces board vacancy

April 1, 2021

Schaumburg Park District will have a vacancy on its Board of Park Commissioners in April following the retirement of longtime commissioner, Mike Daniels.

The Board of Park Commissioners will officially accept the resignation of Daniels at the next board meeting on Thursday, April 8, and begin the process of filling his seat. Community members who wish to be considered for the seat should email their resumes to Leanne Osmanski at by Friday, April 16. Interviews will be arranged with selected candidates at a special meeting held for the purpose of filling the open seat. Sitting board members will appoint a new commissioner at the May 13 board meeting to serve out the remaining two years left of Daniels’ term.

Commissioners help guide District operations through setting policy, approving the annual budget and serving on sub-committees. Candidates must reside within District boundaries.

“The challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic have caused a dramatic shift in District operations and park commissioners have been heavily involved in seeing us through this difficult time,” said Tony LaFrenere, executive director. “We are grateful for their continued hard work and dedication and look forward to working with the selected commissioner.”

Schaumburg Park District is an award-winning park district that provides year-round recreation and leisure opportunities to the community. The District operates a number of recreation and fitness centers, pools and thousands of acres of parks and open space. The District has been recognized as a National Park and Recreation Association Gold Medal Agency and has achieved Distinguished Accredited Agency status through the Illinois Park and Recreation Association and the Illinois Association of Park Districts. Recent notable projects completed by the District include the addition of a pollinator garden and picnic area at Spring Valley Nature Center, the renovation of Schaumburg Golf Club and the completion of the Meineke Park Challenge Course.

For more information on Schaumburg Park District, please call (847) 985-2115.

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