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Staff

Administration

jan_arnoldJan R. Arnold, CPRP, Executive Director
Phone: (708) 725-2020
Email Jan Arnold
Appointed by the Board of Park Commissioners, Jan leads the Park District's employees and guides the administration of programs and services. Jan has a BS in Therapeutic Recreation, MS in Sports Administration and a MBA. She is an Oak Park resident.

jamaal_hinesJamaal Hines, Recreation Fellowship Intern
Phone: (708) 725-2102
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karen_gruzkaKaren Gruszka, Executive Assistant
Phone: (708) 725-2017
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Cate Readling, Community Outreach
Phone: (708) 725-2039
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Human Resources and Risk Management

paula_bickelPaula A. Bickel, SHRM-SCP, Director of Human Resources & Risk Management
Phone: (708) 725-2028
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Paula leads the department responsible for all human resources functions including recruitment, compensation, benefits, employee/labor relations, training/development, HRIS and risk management.
 

kelsey_tumpaneKelsey Tumpane, Risk Manager
Phone: (708) 725-2111
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Marketing & Customer Service

diane_stankeDiane Stanke, CPRP, Director of Marketing & Customer Service
Phone: (708) 725-2022
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Diane provides leadership for marketing and communications, corporate sponsorship and advertising, and customer relations including registration, park and facility rentals and the scholarship program.
 

melissa_martinezMelissa Martinez, Marketing & Communications Manager
Phone: (708) 725-2027
Melissa.Martinez@pdop.org


Kristi Braun, Sponsorship Coordinator
Phone: (708) 725-2039
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scott_sekulichScott Sekulich, Customer Service Manager
Phone: (708) 725-2023
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trina_hartzogTrina Hartzog, Customer Service & Facility Scheduling Supervisor
Phone: (708) 725-2303
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Cynthia Newell, Customer Service Representative
Phone: (708) 725-2000
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Buildings & Grounds

chris_lindgrenChris Lindgren, Superintendent of Buildings & Grounds, ADA Coordinator
Phone: (708) 725-2050
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Chris has been with the Park District since 2013 and has over 20 years’ experience in the construction industry. Major responsibilities are the maintenance and upkeep of all 18 parks, 8 community centers and 3 historic properties, capital project management, and acting ADA Coordinator. His team is also responsible for maintaining the athletic fields at D97 school sites.

travis_stephensTravis Stephen, Turf Manager
Phone: (708) 725-2054
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john_borlandJohn Borland, Grounds Maintenance Supervisor
Phone: (708) 725-2052
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nelson_acevedoNelson Acevedo, Buildings Supervisor
Phone: (708) 725-2053
Nelson.Acevedo@pdop.org

 


Business Operations

kyle_crattyKyle Cratty, Director of Finance
Phone: (708) 725-2015
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Kyle oversees the Business Operations Department, which consists of Finance, Technology, and Strategy and Innovation.  For the past ten years, Kyle has worked in government finance.  Kyle has a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from Northern Illinois University and Bachelor’s Degrees in Economics and Finance from St. Ambrose University.

greg_stopkaGreg Stopka, Manager of Strategy & Innovation
Phone: (708) 725-2103
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michael_eldenMichael Elden, Information Technology Manager
Phone: (708) 725-2107
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illiana_delarosaIlliana De La Rosa, Finance Manager
Phone: (708) 725-2024
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Oak Park Conservatory

patti_staleyPatti Staley, Director of Horticulture & Conservatory Operations
Phone: (708) 725-2451
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krista_kupperschmidt Krista Kupperschmidt
Phone: (708) 725-2452
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Historic Homes

susan_craneSusan Crane, Cheney Operations & Special Events Supervisor
Phone: (708) 725-2500
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Heidi Ruehle-May, Pleasant Home Executive Director
Phone: (708) 383-2654
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Revenue Facilities

bill_hamiltonWilliam Hamilton, CPRP, Superintendent of Revenue Facilities
Phone: (708) 725-2304
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Bill Hamilton has been employed by the Park District of Oak Park since 1985 in a variety of roles and has been in his current position since 2012. As Superintendent, Bill is responsible for overseeing the maintenance, upkeep, programming and special events at the Ridgeland Common Recreation Complex, Rehm Pool, the Gymnastics and Recreation Center and the Ridgeland Common and Maple Dog Parks.


kayla_fauriaKayla Fauria, Program & Operations Manager
Phone: (708) 725-2315
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andrew_gerowAndrew Gerow, Program Supervisor - Aquatics & Rink
Phone: (708) 725-2309
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mick_rakitanMick Rakitan, Facilty Operations Supervisor
Phone: (708) 725-2314
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jamie_lapkeJamie Lapke, Program & Operations Manager, GRC
Phone: (708) 725-2276
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keith_kerriganKeith Kerrigan, CPRP, Program & Operations Supervisor
Phone: (708) 725-2277
Keith.Kerrigan@pdop.org


Tanya Chmielewski, Principal Coach & Program Specialist
Phone: (708) 725-2277
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Daria Disch, Principal Coach & Program Specialist
Phone: (708) 725-2277
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Sarah Sekki, Principal Coach & Program Specialist
Phone: (708) 725-2277
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Recreation

maureen_mccarthyMaureen McCarthy, CPRP, Superintendent of Recreation
Maureen leads the recreation team responsible for providing programs in Early childhood, Youth Development, Nature & Adventure, Active Adults, Fitness, Youth and Adult Sports, Special Events and operations at Cheney Mansion.
Phone: (708) 725-2021
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chad_drufkeChad Drufke, CPRP, Program Manager
Phone: (708) 725-2109
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laura_greeleyLaura Greeley, Program Supervisor
Phone: (708) 725-2155
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dan_schafferDan Schaffer, Program Supervisor
Phone: (708) 725-2104
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amanda_heimanAmanda Heiman, CPRP, Program Manager
Phone:  (708) 725-2106
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leah_pryorLeah Pryor, Program Supervisor
Phone: (708) 725-2038
Leah.Pryor@pdop.org

 

mike_loszachMike Loszach, Program Manager
Phone: (708) 725-2110
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barb_groomsBarb Grooms, Program Supervisor
Phone: (708) 725-2108
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