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Board of Park Commissioners

The Board of Park Commissioners oversees the administration of the Wilmette Park District. The Board of Park Commissioners is an independent board elected by Wilmette residents in an April election for terms lasting four years. There is no term limit to Park Board positions. The current Board members are listed below with the expiration of their terms noted.

James P. Crowley, President (2015) Email
John J. Olvany, Vice President (2017) Email
Bryan C. Abbott (2017) Email
Gary K. Benz (2015) Email
James L. Brault, (2015) Email
Shelley S. Shelly (2015) Email 
Amy L. Wolfe (2017) Email


     Board of Park Commissioners
and Standing Committees
Effective July 1, 2013

Board of Commissioners

Meets at 7:30 p.m. on the 2nd Monday of each month in Village Hall Council Room.
The 2013 meeting schedule is as follows: January 14; February 11; March 11; April 8; May 13 (The Annual Meeting will be held immediately after the Regular Board Meeting); June 10; July 8; August 12, September 9; October 14; November 11; December 9.  

Click here for current meeting schedule.

 

President: James P. Crowley
Vice Pres: John J. Olvany
Member: Bryan C. Abbott
Member: Gary K. Benz
Member: James L. Brault
Member: Shelley S. Shelly
Member: Amy L. Wolfe
 

 

Staff: Steve Wilson

 

Lakefront Committee

Meets at 6:30 p.m. on the 1st Monday of each month in the Park District Administrative Office.

 

Chair: Gary Benz
Member: John Olvany
Member:  Bryan Abbott

 

Staff: Kathy Bingham

 

Facilities Operations Committee

Meets at 6:30 p.m. on the 2nd Monday of each month in the Park District Administrative Office.

 

Chair: James Brault
Member: Amy Wolfe
Member: Shelley Shelly

 

Staff: Jeffrey Bowen

 

Golf Operations Committee

Meets at 8:30 a.m. on the 2nd Saturday of each month at the Wilmette Golf Club.

 

Chair: James Brault
Member: Amy Wolfe
Member: Bryan Abbott

 

Staff: Jeffrey Bowen

 

Parks & Recreation Committee

Meets at 6:30 p.m. on the 3rd Monday of each month in the Park District Administrative Offices.

 

Chair:  Shelley Shelly
Member: Gary Benz
Member: John Olvany

 

Staff: Bill Lambrecht
Staff: Kathy Bingham

 

Financial Planning & Policy Committee

Meets at 6:30 p.m. on the 4th Monday of each month in the Park District Administrative Offices.

 

Chair: John Olvany
Member: James Brault
Member: Gary Benz

 

Staff: Ken Eppelheimer

 

Intergovernmental Cooperation Committee

Meetings are scheduled as needed.

 

Member: Bryan Abbott
Member: Amy Wolfe

 

Staff: Steve Wilson

 

Real Estate Committee

Meetings are scheduled as needed.

 

Chair: John Olvany
Member: James Crowley
Member:  James Brault

 

Staff: Steve Wilson

 
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