The Plainfield Park District recently announced the hiring of Kendall Casagrande as the new Recreation Supervisor of Special Events.
Casagrande comes to Plainfield after serving in a variety of roles at the Channahon Park District the past eight years. She served as a substitute for special events and preschool while also working as a birthday party attendant, in pool concessions, and as wait/beverage staff at Heritage Bluffs Golf Course.
Kendall also has parks and recreation experience working as a recreation supervisor overseeing early childhood and adult programs at the Lan-Oak Park District in Lansing. Her intern experience includes stints with the Joliet Park District and Joliet Slammers minor-league baseball team.
Casagrande is a graduate of Illinois State University with a bachelor’s degree in recreation and park administration, with a focus on recreation management. She resides in Plainfield and enjoys reading, hiking and spending time with her pets.