Glenview Park District has a new Superintendent of Parks and Facilities Services – Chicago Tribune

The District of Glenview Park has hired Tim Beckmann as the new Superintendent of Parks and Facilities Services.

According to a press release, Beckmann will be responsible for the maintenance, repair and renovation of all parks, playgrounds, sports fields, outdoor courts and facilities in the district.

Beckmann will also be responsible for building and maintaining strong community and intergovernmental relationships and developing strategic planning for land development, use and acquisition, according to the release. It started on May 5.

“I am thrilled to join an award-winning operations team that takes pride in its history, culture, safety and innovation to improve overall operations,” Beckmann said in a statement.

Beckmann comes to the Park District with 12 years of unique and specialized experience in facilities management, human resources, project management and risk management, according to the statement. Beckmann was most recently Superintendent of Facilities and Planning for the Buffalo Grove Park District. While at Buffalo Grove, he focused on creating a safe, team-oriented culture for park and facility staff.

Beckmann holds a bachelor of science degree from Illinois State University in recreation and parks administration, and a master’s degree in business administration from North Park University, according to the release. Beckmann has completed the National Park and Recreation Association’s School of Parks and Recreation Maintenance Management and its School of Revenue Development and Management.

He is also a Certified Parks and Recreation Professional since 2014, Certified Playground Inspector, Certified Pool and Spa Operator, and PDRMA Safety Coordinator.

Beckmann said in the release that he looks forward to joining the Glenview Park District team and continuing to provide exceptional park amenities and facilities to the Glenview community.

“I truly look forward to working cross-functionally within the Park District to continue to meet ‘Gold Medal’ standards in providing quality recreation programs, facilities and open spaces to the Glenview community” , Beckmann said in the statement.

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