Board of Commissioners

The Park District Board currently has 2 vacant seats. If you are interested in serving your community as a Commissioner of the Park District, please call Leslie Cassidy, Park District Manager, at 847-356-0008 for more information.


 Nancy Carlson           

Current Term:  2015-2021      


Nancy is the President of the Grandwood Park Park District. Nancy is also the President of Mill Creek Consulting Services, Inc., a business that specializes in business process optimization and project management. She has been a certified PMP (project management professional) since 1998.

Nancy has been a resident of Grandwood Park since 1991. She has been active in both the Park District and the Civic Association. Nancy enjoys working and playing outside. You may see her walking around the neighborhood, visiting her daughter and grandchildren who live in Grandwood Park or riding her motorcycle. Nancy looks forward to working and playing in the neighborhood for many years to come.

Christine Miller
Vice President

Current Term:   2019-2022

Christine is a 9 year resident of the Shires.  Christine is a Graduate of Carthage College with a bachelor degree in business, and has twenty plus years of purchasing experience.  Employed by the Lake County Forest Preserves, as Purchasing Manager, her experience in procurement will add value to recreation planning, development and maintenance strategies.  Christine's interests include running, hiking and biking at our forest preserves.  Her love for the outdoors is what has drawn her to the Grandwood Park Park District. 


Cherie Pressley


Current Term: 2016-2021 

The Park Board appointed Cherie Pressley as Commissioner on April 13, 2016 to fill a vacancy on the board. Cherie has been a resident of Grandwood Park since 2005. She and her family have enjoyed participating and being involved in the many activities over the years. Cherie brings a background of 20+ years in Finance, in addition to working in the Preschool setting as a teacher and Assistant Director for over 8 years. Some of her hobbies include cooking, camping and football.

Contact Information:
Telephone (847) 356-0008
Fax (847) 356-9917
Email  (General email inquires)  (this email address will distribute your emails directly
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