OUR BOARD OF DIRECTORS

 

                                       Chair 
Erin Folk, CPRP 
Executive Director
Oregon Park District   
 
     
  Chair Elect
Doug G. Damery, CPRP
Director of Parks & Recreation
Normal Parks & Recreation Department

     
  Past Chair 
Jeff Fougerousse, CPRP
Executive Director
Vernon Hills Park District

     
  Membership Council Rep                            
Erika Strojinc, CPRP
Superintendent of Recreation
Buffalo Grove Park District
     
  Secretary/At Large Rep
Trisha Breitlow, CPRP, CTRS
Executive Director
Maine-Niles Association of
Special Recreation

     
  Central Region
Derek Harms, CPRP
Executive Director
Springfield Park District
     
  Chicago Metro Region
Lisa Sheppard, CPRP
Executive Director
Glencoe Park District
     
  Northwest Region
Andrew Thurman, CPRP
Executive Director
Geneseo Park District

     
  Southern Region
Andrew Dallner, CPRP
Superintendent of Recreation
O'Fallon Parks and Recreation
 


Membership Council 

 The IPRA Membership Council is comprised of one representative from each IPRA's special interest section.  The Membership Council serves to improve efficiencies and to reduce redundancies of the various sections as well as to ensure the existence of quality educational offerings at section meetings throughout the year. One member of the Membership Council members is selected by their peers to serve on the IPRA Board of Directors to ensure the needs and expectations of members participating in sections are represented. 

Bret Fahnstrom:  Administration & Finance Section Rep  

Katy McKinnon:  Facility Management Section Rep  

Jonelle Bailey:  Diversity Section Rep  

Laura Finch:  Communication & Marketing Section Rep 

Beth Corso:  Therapeutic Section Rep  

Mike Gianatasio:  Recreation Section Rep 

Ed Bjes:  Parks & Natural Resources Section Rep