Salt Creek Rural Park District Staff
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 Executive 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
Director of Parks & Planning
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
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
Alessandro previously worked for the Des Plaines Park District, Itasca Park District, and the City of Elgin. Outside of work, Alessandro is an avid sports enthusiast, enjoying activities such as hockey, golf, and basketball. Alessandro lives in Elgin and loves spending quality time with his cat, Nicco.
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.
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.
Rick has been in the Parks and Recreation Field for 30 years. He is an invaluable asset to the Salt Creek Team. He enjoys fishing and sports in his off time.
Park Tradesman II
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.