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The Springfield Park District has multiple departments.  Our staff structure is broken down between Administration, Park Police, Recreation and Parks.  Just click on each tab to access the staff listings from those departments.

Park Admin

Springfield Park District Administration is comprised of our Executive Director Derek Harms, three Directors overseeing Finance/Administration, Recreation/Marketing, Parks/Planning and the Park District Police department.

Derek Harms
Executive Director

BUNN ADMIN OFFICE
2500 S 11th St, Spfld IL 62703

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Patrick Murphy
Chief Park District Police

PARK DISTRICT POLICE DEPARTMENT
1508 W Fayette Ave, Springfield IL 62704

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Lori Crowder
Executive Assistant

BUNN ADMIN OFFICE
2500 S 11th St, Spfld IL 62703

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Stephen Flesch, CPA
Director of Finance & Admin

BUNN ADMIN OFFICE
2500 S 11th St, Spfld IL 62703

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Jason Graham
Director of Parks & Planning

BUNN ADMIN OFFICE
2500 S 11th St, Spfld IL 62703

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Angie Whisnant
Director of Recreation & Marketing

BUNN ADMIN
2500 S. 11th St
Spfld, IL 62703

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Amanda Tippin
Assistant Director of Rec & Marketing

BUNN ADMIN OFFICE
2500 S 11th St, Spfld IL 62703

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Finance & Admin

Finance & Administration is comprised of Director Stephen Flesch overseeing the Finance, Human Resource and IT departments.

Stephen Flesch
Director of Finance & Admin

BUNN ADMIN OFFICE
2500 S 11th St, Spfld IL 62703

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Doug Bates
Accounting Supervisor

BUNN ADMIN OFFICE
2500 S 11th St, Spfld IL 62703

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Cindy Higgins
Human Resource Manager

BUNN ADMIN
2500 S. 11th St.
Spfld, IL 62703

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Leslie Rusciolelli
Payroll/Benefits Coordinator

BUNN ADMIN
2500 S 11th St, Spfld IL 62703

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Lori-Ann Trusty
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Coord.

BUNN ADMIN OFFICE
2500 S 11th St, Spfld IL 62703

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Taneeka Edumonson
Accounting Admin Asst.

BUNN ADMIN OFFICE
2500 S 11th St, Spfld IL 62703

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Recreation & Marketing

Recreation & Marketing is comprised of Director Angie Whisnant overseeing the Recreation Facilities, Programs, Events and the District Marketing

Angie Whisnant
Director of Recreation & Marketing

BUNN ADMIN
2500 S. 11th St
Spfld, IL 62703

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Amanda Tippin
Assistant Director of Rec & Marketing

BUNN ADMIN OFFICE
2500 S 11th St, Spfld IL 62703

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Libby Marx
Graphic Design, Marketing & Events

BUNN ADMIN OFFICE
2500 S 11th St, Spfld IL 62703

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Marty Strieker
Supt Rec Programs & Events

RECREATION DEPT
LINCOLN PAVILION
1601 N 5th St, Spfld IL 62702

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Recreation | Aquatics

Becca Mendoza
Aquatics Manager

AQUATICS EISENHOWER POOL
2351 E Cornell Ave, Spfld IL 62703

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Recreation | Athletics

Sean Dickerson, CPRP
Athletics Manager

ATHLETICS - TENNIS CTR
1501 S Grand Ave, Spfld IL 62704

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Sonthana Thongsithavong
USTA Tennis Pro - Rec Tennis Mgr

VELASCO TENNIS CENTER
1501 S Grand Ave W, Spfld IL 62704

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Recreation | Botanical & Carillon

Alexa Bryan Potts
Botanical General Manager

BOTANICAL GARDENS
1740 W Fayette Ave, Spfld IL 62704

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Mandy McCann
Botanical Horticulture Curator

BOTANICAL GARDENS
1740 W Fayette Ave, Spfld IL 62704

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Recreation | Early Childhood

Debbie Clark
Preschool Program Supervisor

PRESCHOOL IN THE PARK
1400 Williams Blvd, Springfield IL 62704

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Tim Rhodes
Facility Program Supervisor

EARLY CHILDHOOD | FUNSHOP
1601 N. 5th Street, Spfld IL 62702

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Recreation | Erin's Pavilion

Tammy Naumovich
General Manager

ERINS PAVILION
4965 S 2nd St, Spfld, IL 62703

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April McClintock
Administrative Assistant

ERINS PAVILION
4965 S 2nd St, Spfld IL 62703

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Recreation | Golf

Lance Flury
Head Golf PGA Pro

GOLF - LINCOLN GREENS G.C.
700 E Lake Shore Dr, Spfld IL 62712

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Mike Logsdon
Golf PGA Pro

GOLF - PASFIELD G.C.
1700 W Lawrence Ave, Spfld IL 62704

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Linda Sherwood
Golf LPGA Pro

GOLF - BERGEN G.C.
2900 Clearlake Ave, Spfld IL62703

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Laura Kuchar
Golf Facility Manager

GOLF - BUNN G.C.
2500 S 11th St, Spfld IL 62703

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Recreation | Nelson Ice Rink

George Tucker, Jr.
Interim General Manager

NELSON CENTER ICE RINK
1601 N. 5th St, Spfld IL 62702

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Tim Rhodes
Facility Program Supervisor for Ice Sports

NELSON CENTER
1601 N. 5th St
Spfld, IL 62702

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Leslie Jones
Administrative Assistant

NELSON CENTER ICE RINK
1601 N. 5th St, Spfld IL 62702

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Recreation | Special Recreation

Marty Strieker
Supt Rec Programs & Events

RECREATION DEPT
LINCOLN PAVILION
1601 N 5th St, Spfld IL 62702

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Andre Hawkins, CPRP
Special Recreation Supervisor

SPECIAL RECREATION
4965 S 2nd St, Spfld IL 62703

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Recreation | Zoo

Doug Hotle
Zoo Director

HENSON ROBINSON ZOO
1100 E Lake Shore Dr, Spfld IL 62712

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Maggie Solum
General Curator

HENSON ROBINSON ZOO
1100 E Lake Shore Dr, Spfld IL 62712

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Hilary Tierney
Marketing & Guest Svc Mgr

HENSON ROBINSON ZOO
1100 E Lake Shore Dr, Spfld IL 62712

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Kirst Montgomery
Education Program Supv

HENSON ROBINSON ZOO
1100 E Lake Shore Dr, Spfld IL 62712

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Joe Curry
Business Service Admin

HENSON ROBINSON ZOO
1100 E Lake Shore Dr, Spfld IL 62712

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Parks & Planning

Parks & Planning is comprised of Director Jason Graham overseeing all Parks, Trails, Natural resources, Golf Course Maintenance and Park Planning & Construction

Jason Graham
Director of Parks & Planning

BUNN ADMIN OFFICE
2500 S 11th St, Spfld IL 62703

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Parks & Planning | General Construction

Jason Graham
Director of Parks & Planning

BUNN ADMIN OFFICE
2500 S 11th St, Spfld IL 62703

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John Turasky
Project Manager

MAINTENANCE/ - PARK CONSTRUCTION
301 Eastdale Ave, Spfld IL 62703

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Parks & Planning | Golf Maintenance

Dan Crumrine
Superintendent of Golf Courses

MAINTENANCE/GOLF -
LINCOLN GREENS
700 E Lake Shore Dr, Spfld IL 62712

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Arden Lear
Asst. Superintendent Golf Courses

MAINTENANCE/GOLF -
BUNN GOLF COURSE
700 E Lake Shore Dr, Spfld IL 62712

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Parks & Planning | Park Maintenance

Mark Adkins, CPSI
Superintendent Park Maintenance

MAINTENANCE/ PARK SERVICES
301 Eastdale Ave, Spfld IL 62703

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James Schackmann
Asst Superintendent Park Maint.

MAINTENANCE/  PARK SERVICES
301 Eastdale Ave, Spfld IL 62703

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Parks & Planning | Natural Resources

Chuck Smith
Park District Arborist

MAINTENANCE/PARKS -
NATURAL RESOURCES
301 Eastdale Ave, Spfld IL 62703

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