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Park Board of Commissioners

The Des Plaines Park District is governed by a five-member volunteer Board of Commissioners who are elected

at-large for six-year terms. The Board is responsible for policy-making decisions that affect the delivery of leisure services to

the community. The day-to-day operations of the Park District are the responsibility of the staff.

Park District Board of Commissioners May 1, 2013–April 30, 2014


Joseph Weber, President

847-391-5700 • 

Donald J. Rosedale, Vice-President

847-827-0446 •


William J. Yates, Treasurer

847-391-5700 •

James F. Grady, Commissioner

847-391-5700 •

Jana HaasCommissioner

847-297-5111 •

Board meetings are held on the third Tuesday of every month, in the David L. Markworth Board Room at the 

Administrative & Leisure Center, 2222 Birch Street, Des Plaines. Meetings begin at 7:00pm. The public is invited to attend. 

If a special accommodation is needed to attend or participate in a Park Board meeting, please contact the 

Board Secretary, John Hecker: 847-391-5700.

For a PDF of 2014 Board Meeting Dates, Click Here.

For 2013 Agendas and Minutes, Click Here.

For 2012 Agendas and Minutes, Click Here.

For 2011 Agendas and Minutes, Click Here.

For Freedom of Information Act Documents, Click Here.

For the current Park District Strategic Plan, Click Here.