Illinois Association of Park Districts


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Illinois Association of Park Districts (IAPD)

Address:211 E Monroe St
Springfield, IL 627011186

Phone:217-523-4554
Fax:217-523-4273
Web: ilparks.org
Established: 1928. Description:Park, forest, and conservation districts and recreation agencies dedicated to the conservation of natural and human resources, and the preservation of Illinois' environment. Provides legal assistance, conducts research, holds seminars, and raises public awareness to create favorable attitudes about parks, recreation, and conservation. Members: $125/year.
Publications: Illinois Parks and Recreation Magazine (bimonthly). Membership Directory and Buyers' Guide (annually).

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Established in 1928, Illinois Association of Park Districts is a nonprofit service, research and educational organization representing more than 300 park districts, forest preserves, conservation, recreation and special recreation agencies throughout Illinois.
Illinois Association of Park Districts' mission is to advance these agencies in their ability to preserve natural resources and improve the quality of life for all people in Illinois.
"We are fortunate to have her working to advance the mission of parks, recreation and conservation statewide as the chair-elect of the Illinois Association of Park Districts board of trustees."
Johnson serves on the Illinois Association of Park Districts Ambassadors board, development, constitutional bylaws, executive, membership, nominating and program committees, as well as the Research Advisory Council.
She also serves as the Illinois Association of Park Districts co-chair on the Illinois Association of Park Districts/Illinois Park & Recreation Association joint editorial committee, is the events chair of the Illinois Association of Park Districts/Illinois Park & Recreation Association conference committee and is a member of the Illinois Association of Park Districts/Illinois Park & Recreation Association joint legislative committee.
Palmer is chair of Illinois Association of Park Districts' program committee and is the Illinois Association of Park Districts program chairwoman on the Illinois Association of Park Districts/Illinois Park and Recreation Association's joint conference committee.
She earned a Master Board Member designation through the Illinois Association of Park Districts' Board Member Development Program.
Illinois Association of Park Districts is a nonprofit service, research and education organization that serves park districts, forest preserves, conservation, municipal park and recreation and special recreation agencies.
The Illinois Association of Park Districts Partnership Award recognizes "nongovernmental institutions that have collaborated with a park district, forest preserve, conservation, recreation, or special recreation agency in a significant manner, thereby enabling the public agency to initiate a major capital improvement program, or pursue a campaign or initiative or project that enhanced residents' quality of life and would not have been achievable without this partnership."
Palatine Park District is honored to be a recipient of three Illinois Association of Park Districts Best of the Best awards this year and is proud to serve the Palatine community in a variety of ways.

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