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Salt Creek Rural Park District Staff

Executive Director
Phone: 847-259-6890 Ext. 112

Diane began working for Salt Creek Park District in 1995 as a Recreation Supervisor. She worked as the Superintendent of Recreation from 2000-2010. Currently she serves the Park District as the Director of Parks & Recreation. Diane is committed to serving the residents and participants of the Park District. Diane is a mother of two boys, Cayden and Colten and is a Salt Creek Resident herself.

Superintendent of Recreation
Phone: 847-259-6890 Ext. 111

Kelly began working at the Salt Creek Park District in April of 2017 and has 20+ years of experience working in the recreation field. She graduated from the University of Iowa with a degree in Sports, Health, Leisure & Physical Studies. She previously worked at the Addison Park District and Pleasant Dale Park District in Burr Ridge. Kelly is involved with the IPRA Recreation Section, serves as a board of regent of the IPRA Professional Development School and a member of SPRA & WILS.  Kelly is married, a mother of three children and enjoys running, softball and coaching her children’s sports teams.

Early Childhood & Day Camp Supervisor
Phone: 847-259-6890 Ext. 113

Kristin joined the Salt Creek Park District in March of 2021. She graduated from Illinois State University in August of 2020, with a degree in Recreation Management and a minor in Communication Studies. Kristin previously interned at the Itasca Park District and Arlington Heights Park District. She loves walking her dogs and biking outside in her free time, along with spending time with her family.

Superintendent of Parks
Phone: 847-934-6050 Ext. 209

Chris joined the Salt Creek Park District in October of 2015. Chris previously worked at the River Trails Park District and currently oversees the maintenance department.

Twin Lakes Facility Manager
Phone: 847-934-6050 Ext. 205

Ashley has nearly 15 years of experience working in the golf industry in a variety of positions at the Des Plaines Park District and Top Golf. She also has a background in sales and event planning from working at Top Golf and Pinstripes. She graduated from Roosevelt University in 2011 with her MBA. She enjoys handling day to day operations both administratively and working hands on with her staff.

Twin Lakes Assistant Facility Manager
Phone: 847-934-6050 Ext. 202

Cindy recently joined Salt Creek in January of 2019 as the Assistant Facility Manager at Twin Lakes. She has been a Salt Creek Park District resident for 29 years and involved with the park district in various roles, such as preschool assistant teacher, rental coordinator and volunteer. She has a background in Interior Design. She is married with 2 grown sons and enjoys baking, cooking and gardening in her free time.

Marketing & Community Outreach Manager
Phone: 847-259-6890

Kelly recently joined Salt Creek Park District in May 2023.  She graduated from Hillsdale College in Michigan with a BA in Marketing. Previously, she worked for the Chicago Blackhawks Hockey Team for over 27 years in Corporate Sponsorship. She grew up in Arlington Heights and now resides in Palatine with her husband and son.  Kelly loves animals and horses have been a big part of her life.  Her family had two horses that she loved to spend time with and ride both English and Western.

General Manager – Sports Center
Phone: (847) 394-8806 x 310

Nick joined the Salt Creek Park District staff in October of 2016. Previously Nick spent 6 years working for the Rolling Meadows Park District in numerous roles within the ice arena including the Hockey Director. Nick graduated from Marian University in 2010 with a degree in Sport and Recreation Management where he also played four years of NCAA hockey. Nick resides in Hoffman Estates with his wife Kaitlyn, daughter Kylie and son Cameron.

Superintendent of Finance
Phone: 847-259-6890 Ext.117

Moira began working at Salt Creek Park District in January 2018 as the Finance Manager and has recently been promoted to Superintendent of Finance. Moira has enjoyed working in the Accounting and Finance field for many years and employed for the past 12 of those years within the Parks and Recreation Field. She previously worked at Wheeling Park District and River Trails Park District. Moira is a local resident who has enjoyed many of the wonderful programs and special events that Salt Creek Park District offers. She is married and enjoys boating, hiking and spending the weekends with one or all of their 7 children and their families.

Customer Service/HR Assistant
Phone: 847-259-6890 Ext. 110

Karen recently joined Salt Creek in February 2022.  She has over 20+ years experience in customer service, administrative and HR roles throughout various industries. Karen lives in Palatine with her husband, Tony and children, Rachel and Nicholas.  Over the years, the family has participated in many events and programs within Salt Creek.

Administrative Assistant
Phone: 847-259-6890 EXT.116

Phyllis is the Administrative Assistant and works at the front desk at our Rose Park office. She has been a Salt Creek resident since 2004, and enjoys taking part in the Salt Creek events with her husband Brian and two girls Hannah and Caitlyn.   She is originally from South Africa for anyone trying to guess her accent!  She is an avid crafter and baker, and enjoys spending time with her family and large menagerie of pets in her free time. Visitors are always encouraged to stop by and say “hi “at the office.

Park Tradesman 
Phone: 847-934-6050

Rick has been in the Parks and Recreation Field for 28 years. He is an invaluable asset to the Salt Creek Team. He enjoys fishing and sports in his off time.

Park Tradesman II
Phone: 847-934-6050

Jimmy has worked at the park district for many years.  He started out working as an Outside Manager at Twin Lakes and is now our Parks Tradesman II.  He has been a great asset to the Salt Creek Team.

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