Board of Park Commissioners and Standing Committees Effective May, 2017

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.

The Board meets at 7:30 p.m. on the 2nd Monday of each month in Village Hall Council Chambers at 1200 Wilmette Avenue, Wilmette. The 2017 meeting schedule is as follows: January 9; February 13; March 13; April 10; May 8 (The Annual Meeting will be held immediately after the Regular Board Meeting); June 12; July 10; August 14, September 11; October 9; November 13; December 11.

Current Meeting Schedule

Board Members

President: Amy L. Wolfe (2021) | Email
Vice President: Shelley S. Shelly (2019) | Email
Member: Bryan C. Abbott (2021) | Email
Member: Stephanie M. Foster (2019) | Email
Member: Ryrie A. Pellaton (2019) | Email
Member: I. Gordon Anderson (2021) | Email
Member: John J. Olvany (2019) | Email

Staff: Steve Wilson

Committees

Lakefront Committee

Chair: Ryrie A. Pellaton
Member: Bryan C. Abbott
Member: Shelley S. Shelly

Staff: Kathy Bingham and Bill Lambrecht

Facilities Operations Committee

Chair: Stephanie M. Foster
Member: I. Gordon Anderson
Member: John J. Olvany

Staff: Jeffrey Bowen

Golf Operations Committee

Chair: John J. Olvany
Member: Stephanie M. Foster
Member: Ryrie A. Pellaton

Staff: Jeffrey Bowen

Parks & Recreation Committee

Chair: Bryan C. Abbott
Member: Stephanie M. Foster
Member: John J. Olvany

Staff: Kathy Bingham and Bill Lambrecht

Financial Planning & Policy Committee

Chair: I. Gordon Anderson
Member: Bryan C. Abbott
Member: Ryrie A. Pellaton

Staff: Steve Holloway

Real Estate Committee

Chair: Shelley S. Shelly
Member: Bryan C. Abbott
Member: I. Gordon Anderson

Staff: Steve Wilson

Intergovernmental Cooperation Committee

Member: Shelley S. Shelly
Member: Amy L. Wolfe

Staff: Steve Wilson