Des Plaines Park District

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. Terms are staggered to provide continuity. The board is responsible for the development of Park District policies, long range planning, and monthly review of Park District Financial and Operations Reports. In addition, they hire and maintain oversight of the Executive Director. The day-to-day operations of the Park District are the responsibility of the staff.

Park District Board of Commissioners
For May 21, 2019–May 19, 2020


Jana B. Haas

President, 2019–2020



William Yates Board of Commissioners

William J. Yates

Vice-President, 2019–2020


James F. Grady Board of Commissioners

James F. Grady

Treasurer, 2019–2010

Erin Doerr




Donald Rosedale, Commissioner

Donald J. Rosedale




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, Don Miletic: 847-391-5700.