The Berwyn Park District is a separate municipal governing agency established for the purpose of providing parks, facilities and recreational programs for the residents of Berwyn. The Park District is governed by five Commissioners who are elected for 6 year terms. Regular Park Board meetings are held the third Tuesday of each month at 7:00pm. Locations rotate between the three main facilities.
Board of Commissioners
President – Frank Amaro
(Elected term exp. 2013)
Secretary – Edward A. Karasek
(Elected term exp. 2015) Chairman: Buildings & Grounds
Commissioner – Mario Manfredini
(Elected term exp. 2015) Chairman: Recreation
Commissioner – Diego Estrella
(Elected term exp. 2011) Chairman: Personnel
Commissioner – Sandra Fejt
(Appointed term exp. 2013)
Statement of Mission
To enrich the quality of life of the community by providing superior parks, facilities and recreational services in a fiscally responsible manner.
Statement of Vision
To be viewed by the citizens of the Berwyn Park District as a valued investment in their daily lives through provision of safe, enjoyable, attractive and environmentally responsible parks and facilities with diverse programs and efficient and responsive services.
- Collaborative Leadership
Maintain strong leadership that encourages and sustains collaboration with other organizations.
- Cultural Diversity
Celebrate our rich cultural diversity by including all members of the community in the life of the Park District.
- Exceeding Expectations
Whether it is a stroll in the park, involvement in a sports program, or attendance at a family special event, our commitment is to consistently exceed expectations of the community.
Our organizational practices will consistently demonstrate commitment to environmental and fiscal sustainability.
- Professional Development
The provision of superior service to the community requires the attraction and continuous development of dedicated, highly motivated and competent board and staff.
Illinois state statute requires an annual audit of park district funds and finances (50 ILCS Par.310/2, et seq.). This audit is required to be completed by a licensed certified accountant and filed with the State of Illinois Comptroller’s Office and the Clerk of the County. PDF copies of the recent Berwyn Park District Audits are available below.