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Staff Directory

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Main Phone Number: 847.831.3810

To contact any of the Park District of Highland Park staff members below, simply call or click on their email address. If you would like to send correspondence to our General Mailbox, click here.

Park Board of Commissioners

NamePositionEmail
Cal BernsteinCommissioner cbernstein@pdhp.org
Brian KaplanBoard President bkaplan@pdhp.org
Terry GrossbergCommissionertgrossberg@pdhp.org
Barnett RuttenbergBoard Vice Presidentbruttenberg@pdhp.org
Lori Flores WeisskopfCommissioner lweisskopf@pdhp.org
Liza McElroyExecutive Director/Board Secretarylmcelroy@pdhp.org

 

West Ridge Center
636 Ridge Road
847.831.3810

Administration

NamePositionPhoneEmail
Liza McElroyExecutive Director 847.579.3108lmcelroy@pdhp.org
Kathy DonahueDeputy Director of Operations847.579.3122kdonahue@pdhp.org
Annette CurtisDirector of Finance & IT847.579.3138acurtis@pdhp.org
Elizabeth GogolaDirector of Communications & Marketing847.579.3136lgogola@pdhp.org
Brian RomesDirector of Recreation & Facilities847.579.3119bromes@pdhp.org
Dan VossDirector of Parks & Properties847.579.3130dvoss@pdhp.org
Jeff SmithAssistant Director of Parks, Properties & Planning847.579.3109jsmith@pdhp.org
Mitch CarrAssistant Director of Recreation & Facilities 847.579.3105mcarr@pdhp.org
Donna DunnHuman Resources Manager847.579.3117ddunn@pdhp.org
Megan LebakSafety Coordinator847.579.3107mlebak@pdhp.org
Brian DumasParks Operations Manager847.579.4175bdumas@pdhp.org
Lil BolekOffice Coordinator847.579.3106lbolek@pdhp.org
Anne MackninOffice Coordinator847.579.3103amacknin@pdhp.org

Registration

NamePositionPhoneEmail
Stephanie RendlerRegistration Supervisor847.579.3133srendler@pdhp.org
Michele LongFacility Coordinator847.579.3125mlong@pdhp.org

Recreation

NamePositionPhoneEmail
Cathy FioriRecreation Supervisor II847.579.3121cfiori@pdhp.org
Mariana HenriquesRecreation Supervisor II847.579.3120mhenriques@pdhp.org
Diane JerklinRecreation Supervisor847.579.3123 djerklin@pdhp.org
Natalie LiangRecreation Supervisor847.579.3131nliang@pdhp.org

Planning

NamePositionPhoneEmail
Amalia SchwartzSenior Planner847.579.4090aschwartz@pdhp.org
Mike EvansLandscape Architect847.579.4085mevans@pdhp.org
Rebecca GrillNatural Areas Manager847.579.4087rgrill@pdhp.org

Marketing & Communications

 

NamePositionPhoneEmail
Kris SanchezGraphic Designer847.579.3147ksanchez@pdhp.org
Ryca ShihMarketing Technician847.579.4086rshih@pdhp.org

Finance

NamePositionPhoneEmail
Karen LakoskeAccounts Payable Clerk847.579.3102klakoske@pdhp.org
Connie WarsawAccounts Receivable Clerk847.579.3116cwarsaw@pdhp.org

Information Technology

NamePositionPhoneEmail
Dan JohnsonIT Manager847.579.3115djohnson@pdhp.org
Bryant JacksonHelp Desk Specialist847.579.3144bjackson@pdhp.org

Athletics

NamePositionPhone Email
Chris MaliszewskiRecreation Manager- Athletics/Centennial Ice Arena847.579.4102cmaliszewski@pdhp.org
Eric GolmonAthletic Supervisor847.579.3129egolmon@pdhp.org
Tina GinterAthletic Supervisor847.579.3198tginter@pdhp.org
Troy HoffmannRecreation Supervisor- Athleticsthoffmann@pdhp.org


Centennial Ice Arena
3100 Trail Way
847.432.4790

NamePositionPhone Email
Chris MaliszewskiRecreation Manager- Athletics/Centennial Ice Arena847.579.4102cmaliszewski@pdhp.org
Carol SassorossiRecreation Supervisor- Centennial Ice Arena847.579.4103csassorossi@pdhp.org
Stephanie SylvesterRecreation Coordinator847.579.4108ssylvester@pdhp.org
Sheila LonerganSkating Coordinator847.579.4104slonergan@pdhp.org
Inga FedorovaHead Skating Pro847.579.4104


Deer Creek Racquet Club
701 Deer Creek Parkway
Phone: 847.433.5450

NamePositionPhoneEmail
Robert LaueManager of Racquet Sports/Park Ave. Boating Beach847.579.4122rlaue@pdhp.org
Robyn ZulloFacility Supervisor II847.579.4125rzullo@pdhp.org
Jennifer LaGuidiceAssistant Head Pro, Adult Development & Registration847.579.4124jlaguidice@pdhp.org
Chris ViscontiHead Tennis Professional847.579.4123cvisconti@pdhp.org


Heller Nature Center
2821 Ridge Road
847.433.6901

NamePositionPhoneEmail
Jessica ReyesManager847.579.4182jreyes@pdhp.org
Meghan MeredithNaturalist847.579.4183mmeredith@pdhp.org
Sue MonsenOffice Coordinator847.433.6901smonsen@pdhp.org


Hidden Creek AquaPark
1220 Fredrickson Place
847.433.3170

NamePositionPhoneEmail


Recreation Center of Highland Park
1207 Park Avenue West
847.579.4554

NamePositionPhoneEmail
Debbie PierceFacility Operations Manager847.579.4047dpierce@pdhp.org
Lisa HamiltonFitness Supervisor847.579.4048lhamilton@pdhp.org
Johnny LiangMembership Services Supervisor847.579.4062jliang@pdhp.org


Sunset Valley Golf Course
1390 Sunset Road
847.432.7140

NamePositionPhoneEmail
Ryan OchsGeneral Manager/Superintendent of Golf Operations847.579.4158rochs@pdhp.org
Rob SaundersManager of Golf Programs & Services847.579.4162rsaunders@pdhp.org
Cole SangernFacility Supervisor847.579.4161csangern@pdhp.org
Harry PiersonAssistant Golf Course Superintendent847.579.4159hpierson@pdhp.org