2024 State of the Park District Podcast Now Available
Thursday, February 1, 2024
Naperville Park District's "2024 State of the Naperville Park District Address" is now available at www.napervilleparks.org/podcast and on Soundcloud, Spotify, and Apple Music, presented as a series on the Naperville Park District's own ParkTalk Podcast.
The 2024 State of the Naperville Park District Address centers around the theme, "Growing Into the Future." Over the course of six episodes, Director of Marketing and Communications Sameera Luthman interviews Executive Director Brad Wilson, Park Board President Mary Gibson, new Park Board Commissioners John Risvold and Chris Jacks, and other Park District staff and board members. Episodes in the series focus on the Naperville Park District's achievements in 2023 and what to expect in 2024.
This year's series provides insight into the agency's growth in parks, partnerships, areas where there is room to grow, and milestones happening in 2024. The ParkTalk Podcast provides a convenient way for residents to learn more about their park district while doing everyday tasks like driving, taking a walk or completing chores at home.
List of Episodes:
Episode 1: Growing into the Future
Guests: Executive Director Brad Wilson and Park Board President Mary Gibson
Episode 2: Where Do We Grow from Here?
Guests: Director of Recreation and Facilities Andrea Coates and Superintendent of Facilities Sue Buziecki
Episode 3: Managing Growth in Our Parks
Guests: Director of Planning Eric Shutes and Director of Parks Tim Quigley
Episode 4: Meet Our New Commissioners
Guests: Commissioners John Risvold and Chris Jacks
Episode 5: Growing Community Partnerships
Guests: Executive Director Brad Wilson, Director of Planning Eric Shutes, Director of Recreation and Facilities Andrea Coates and Sales and Sponsorship Manager Stacey Fontechia
Episode 6: Milestones to Grow on
Guests: Director of Golf Kevin Carlson and Nature Center Manager Angelique Harshman