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Staff

Administration Office
Alcott Center
530 Bernard Drive, Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
Office Phone 847.850.2100
Office Fax 847.459.5741
Email info@bgparks.org
Athletics/Weather Hotline 847.235.6857
Vandalism Hotline 847.850.2163
Hours Monday – Friday
Saturday & Sunday
8:30 am – 3:30 pm
Closed
TTY Dial 7-1-1 or 800.526.0844

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Administration
Ryan Risinger, CPRE Executive Director 847.850.2122
Erika Strojinc, CPRP Director of Recreation and Facilities 847.850.2133
Tim Howe, CPRP, CPSI, CPO Director of Parks and Planning 847.850.2163
John Short, CPA, CPRE Director of Business Services and Human Resources 847.850.2114
Mike Terson, CPRP Superintendent of Communications and Marketing 847.850.2116
Dani Hoefle, CPRP, CPSI, CPO Risk Manager 847.850.2115
Beth Wanland Executive Assistant 847.850.2104

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Business, Registration & Marketing
Scott Spitz, PHR Human Resources Manager 847.850.2143
Robin Racusen Accounts and Front Office Manager 847.850.2103
Jennifer Johns Marketing Specialist 847.850.2124
Wendy Friedman Partnerships and Communications Specialist 847.850.2144
Debbie Mills Registration Specialist 847.850.2101

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Recreation
Chuck Burgess, CPRP, CPO Superintendent of Recreation 847.850.2125
Chris Eckert, CPRP Superintendent of Recreation 847.850.2123
Greg Ney, CPRP Superintendent of Recreation 847.850.2127
Diana Clayson, CPRP Recreation Manager 847.850.2111
Aly Stanczak, CPRP Recreation Manager 847.850.2105
TJ Wilkes, CPRP Recreation Manager 847.850.2199
Megan Baird, CPRP Recreation Supervisor 847.850.2119
Amanda Busch Recreation Supervisor 847.850.2134
Lindsay Grandt Recreation Supervisor 847.850.2132
Jessi Hersman Recreation Supervisor and DEI Contact 847.850.2152
Jimmy Mix Recreation Supervisor 847.850.2108
Brian O’Malley, CPRP Recreation Supervisor 847.850.2146
Jenn Foreman, CPRP, CPO Aquatics Facilities Supervisor 847.850.2110
Deborah Fandrei Museum Curator 847.850.2148
Marina Mayne Museum Registrar and Public Educator 847.850.2203
Jose Lanza Alcott Center Head Custodian 847.850.2120
Ramon Diaz Alcott Center Evening Custodian 847.850.2120
Yony Matute Community Arts Center Head Custodian 847.850.2175

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Fitness Center
Joe Zimmermann, CPRP General Manager 847.353.7582
Jenay Gordon Group Exercise Manager 847.353.7577
Debra Saper Fitness Floor Manager 847.353.7512
Carol Lucido Customer Relations Manager 847.353.7520
Liz Sass Program Specialist 847.850.2136

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Parks & Facilities
Michael Maloney, LEED AP BD+C, CPO Superintendent of Development 847.850.2109
Randy Smith, CPRP, CPSI, CPO Superintendent of Parks 847.850.2166
Randy Croissant Fleet Manager 847.850.2164
Steve Houde Parks Foreman 847.850.2188
Rosendo Soto Parks Foreman 847.850.2188
Dave Anderson, CPO Facilities Foreman 847.353.7557
Clint Poynor, CPO Facilities Foreman 847.850.2165
Jerry Kolodziej, CPO Facilities Technician
Kyle Moody, CPO Facilities Engineer 847.850.2161
Felix Yarovsky, CPO Facilities Engineer 847.353.7556
Andrew McDowell, CPO Facilities Engineer 847.850.2162
Matt Raupp Athletic Fields Crew Chief
Mark Bajno, CSFM Athletic Fields Technician
Mike Pfeiffer, ISA Arborist
Dan Anderson, CPRP, CPSI Crew Chief
Tom Hoffman Crew Chief
Jose Soto Crew Chief
Nick Cozzi, CPSI Parks Specialist
Joe Jagiello Parks Specialist

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AFO – Aquatic Facility Operator
CPA – Certified Public Accountant
CPO – Certified Pool Operator
CPRE – Certified Parks and Recreation Executive
CPRP – Certified Parks and Recreation Professional
CPSI – Certified Playground Safety Inspector
CSFM – Certified Sports Field Manager
ISA – International Society of Arboriculture
PHR – Professional in Human Resources

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