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Naperville Park District Staff

Executive Director

Ray McGury
Ray McGury joined the Naperville Park District in September 2008 with more than 27 years of community leadership, education and law enforcement experience. In his role as Executive Director, Ray oversees a budget of more than $34 million and is responsible for the overall management of a regular staff of 100+, and more than 1,100 seasonal employees. As the head of the District, he is additionally responsible for directing the operations and maintenance of 140 parks and facilities across 2,500+ acres, and the offering of more than 1400 recreational, arts, athletic and environmental programs for all ages. Read more

Leadership Team
The Naperville Park District's Leadership Team is comprised of directors and managers who direct business efforts on behalf of the District within their areas of specialty. The vast knowledge base and experience of these professionals is represented in the development of organization-wide initiatives such as the Strategic Plan, Master Plan, development projects, measuring success of the District, budgeting and many other projects throughout the course of the year. The Leadership Team is led by Executive Director Ray McGury.
Kevin Finnegan
Director of Parks
Eric Shutes
Director of Planning
Sameera Luthman
Director of Marketing & Communications
Sue Stanish
Director of Finance
Omar Sandoval
IT Manager
Brad Wilson
Director of Recreation
Carl Schnibben
Park Police Chief
Katie Sepe
Director of Human Resources
Kevin Finnegan
Director of Parks   630.848.5037
Carl Gorra
Park Operations Manager (Central)   630.848.5036
Drew Hogue
Trades Manager   630.848.5030
Chuck Papanos
Park Operations Manager (North & Riverwalk)   630.848.3590
Eric Shutes
Director of Planning   630.848.5014
Jessica Burgdorf
Project Manager   630.864.3944
Aileen McEldowney
Planner   630.848.5016
Peggy Pelkonen
Project Manager   630.848.5013
Mike Piszynski
Project Manager   630.848.5012
Park Police
Carl Schnibben
Police Chief   630.848.5049
Brad Wilson
Director of Recreation   630.848.3532
Brock Atwell
Program Manager   630.848.3534
Sara Cass
Program Manager   630.848.3571
Andrea Coates
Facility Manager   630.848.3544
Beth Durso
Program Manager   630.848.3539
Gary Foiles
Program Manager   630.848.3536
Fred Gusel
Program Manager   630.848.3540
Angelique Harshman
Nature Center Manager   630.864.3962
Lynnette Hoole
Volunteer Coordinator   630.848.3606
Debbie Kretzmann
Community Relations Manager   630.848.3605
Brittany Malatt
Program Manager   630.848.3619
Jeanne Maher
Program Manager   630.848.3535
Lorraine Ouellette
Program Manager   630.848.3620
Golf Services
Kevin Carlson
Superintendent of Golf Operations   630.848.5062
Tim Dunn
Head Golf Pro (Naperbrook)   630.679.8661
Mike Lyzun
Head Golf Pro (Springbrook)   630.848.5070
Marketing and Communications
Sameera Luthman
Director of Marketing and Communications   630.848.3570
Brett Lindahl
Sponsorship & Events Manager   630.848.3575
Sue Omanson
Community Development Manager   630.848.3572
Nancy Thompson
Marketing Assistant   630.848.5022
Sue Stanish
Director of Finance   630.848.3514
Diane Grover
Accounts Payable Administrator   630.848.3507
Jeremy Link
Accounting Manager   630.848.3506
Cindy Williams
Payroll Administrator   630.848.3577
Human Resources
Katie Sepe
Director of Human Resources   630.848.3508
Becky Cooper
Safety Manager   630.848.2139
Information Technology
Omar Sandoval
IT Manager   630.848.3581


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Health and Wellness, Environmental Education, Stewardship and Sustainability, Community Enrichment, Public Safety, Accessibility, Personal Growth and Enrichment
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