Board of Park Commissioners and Standing Committees

The Wilmette Park District's 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 of Park Commissioners meet for the Regular Park Board Meeting on the second Monday of each month at 7:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers of the Village Hall at 1200 Wilmette Avenue, Wilmette. All meetings are open to the public. Special meetings are scheduled as needed. Notice will be given in accordance with the Illinois Open Meetings Act for cancellation or a change in date, time, or location of any meeting. Please note, we only televise Regular Park Board Meetings. Committee of the Whole and other special meeting minutes are posted on the website, and can be found here.

For meeting dates and information about viewing online, please visit our Upcoming Meetings page. If you prefer, you can email any public comment to swilson@wilpark.org in advance of the meeting and it will be read during the meeting to be a part of the record.

Click here for a copy of the Public Comment Policy.

The 2022 meeting schedule is as follows:

  • January 10
  • February 14
  • March 14
  • April 11
  • May 9*
  • June 13
  • July 11
  • August 8
  • September 12
  • October 14**
  • November 14
  • December 12
* The Annual Meeting will be held immediately before the Regular Park Board Meeting
**Denotes a change in regular meeting date

Board Members

President: Michael Murdock (term expires 2023) | Email
Vice President: Julia Goebel (term expires 2023) | Email
Member: Lindsay Anderson (term expires 2023) Email
Member: Cecilia Clarke (term expires 2023) | Email
Member: Patrick Duffy (term expires 2025 | Email
Member: Allison Frazier (term expires 2025) | Email
Member: Kara Kosloskus (term expires 2025) | Email

Staff: Steve Wilson

Standing Committees

Meetings of standing committees are held as needed. Date, time, and location will be noted on the Current Meeting Schedule (link above).

Lakefront Committee

Chair: Julia Goebel
Member: Cecilia Clarke
Member: Lindsay Anderson

Staff: Emily Guynn & Kristi Solberg

Golf Operations Committee

Member: Julia Goebel
Member: Patrick Duffy
Member: Lindsay Anderson

Staff: Steve Wilson

Parks & Recreation Committee

Chair: Patrick Duffy
Member: Allison Frazier
Member: Kara Kosloskus

Staff: Emily Guynn & Kristi Solberg

Centennial Committee

Chair: Michael Murdock
Member: Patrick Duffy
Member: Allison Frazier


Staff: Emily Guynn & Kristi Solberg

Financial Planning & Policy Committee

Chair: Cecilia Clarke
Member: Michael Murdock
Member: Kara Kosloskus

Staff: Sheila Foy

Real Estate Committee

Meetings are scheduled as needed.

Chair: Kara Kosloskus
Member: Michael Murdock
Member: Patrick Duffy

Staff: Steve Wilson

Intergovernmental Cooperation Committee

Meetings are scheduled as needed.

Chair: Allison Frazier
Member: Julia Goebel
Member: Cecilia Clarke

Staff: Steve Wilson