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Public notice of the Plainfield Park District meeting dates and location for the period January 1, 2024 – December 31, 2024

The regular monthly meetings of the Plainfield Park District are held on the second Wednesday of the month. All meetings are held at the Prairie Activity & Recreation Center, 24550 W. Renwick Road in Plainfield unless otherwise noted in accordance with the Open Meetings Act. All meetings begin at 6 p.m. and are open to the public. The public is encouraged to attend. For additional information, please contact Heather Caldwell, Secretary at (815) 436-8812, x2793.

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The Plainfield Park District meeting schedule for 2024 is as follows:

January 10, 2024 July 10, 2024
February 14, 2024 August 14, 2024
March 21, 2024* September 11, 2024
April 10, 2024 October 2, 2024 *
May 8, 2024 November 13, 2024
June 12, 2024 December 11, 2024

*The Plainfield Park District Board of Commissioners hereby announce a change in the scheduled date and location for the upcoming board meeting. The original date of Wednesday, March 13, 2024, at the Plainfield Township Community Center; 15015 S. Des Plaines Street Plainfield, IL. 60544 has been rescheduled to Thursday, March 21, 2024, at the Prairie Activity & Recreation Center (PARC); 24550 W. Renwick Road Plainfield, IL 60544. Please note that this change complies with the Illinois Open Meetings Act (OMA) requirements. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and appreciate your understanding.

**The October 2024, Board Meeting is one (1) week earlier due to the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) Annual Conference.

Heather M. Caldwell, Secretary
Board of Commissioners

 


Board Of Commissioners

The Plainfield Park District is governed by a seven-member group of Commissioners. Commissioners are elected for six-year terms, and the terms are staggered. Elections are conducted in the spring of odd numbered years. Current board members and their term expiration dates are:

Bill Thoman

Bill Thoman | 2025

President

thoman@plfdparks.org
Bill Thoman was elected to the Board of Commissioners in 2017 and reelected
in 2019 and 2023. Bill is the Chairperson of the Governance & Accountability Committee.
IAPD Master Board Member


Heath Wright

Heath Wright | 2027

Vice President

wright@plfdparks.org
Heath Wright was elected to the Board of Commissioners in 2019 and reelected in 2021.
Heath is the Chairperson of the Capital & Development Committee.


Syed Abedi

Syed Abedi | 2025

Commissioner

abedi@plfdparks.org 
Syed Abedi was elected to the Board of Commissioners in 2019.
Syed is the Chairperson of the Recreation & Marketing Committee,
Co-Chair of the Governance & Accountability Committee, and an At-Large Member of the Capital & Development Committee.
IAPD Master Board Member


Collette Safford

Colette Safford | 2027

Commissioner

safford@plfdparks.org
Colette Safford was elected to the Board of Commissioners in 2021. Colette is the Chairperson of the Personnel & Policy Committee and Co-Chair of the Finance & Liability Committee.


Debra Narducci

Debra Narducci | 2029

Commissioner

narducci@plfdparks.org
Debra Narducci was appointed to the Board of Commissioners in 2022 and then elected in 2023. Debra is the Chairperson of the Finance & Liability Committee and Co-Chair of the Capital & Development Committee.


Nuhie Faheem

Nuhie Faheem | 2029

Commissioner

faheem@plfdparks.org
Nuhie Faheem was appointed to the Board of Commissioners in 2022 and then elected in 2023. Nuhie is Chairperson of the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Committee and Co-Chair of the Recreation & Marketing Committee.


Tracee Steele

Tracee Steele | 2029

Commissioner

steele@plfdparks.org
Tracee Steele was elected to the Board of Commissioners in 2023. Tracee is the Co-Chairperson to the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) and Personnel & Policy Committees.

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