President's Award

 The MIPE President’s Award winner is selected each year by the outgoing Board president.  The award honors outstanding contributions to the organization.

Past MIPE President’s Award Recipients

2018 Ken Kerfoot Geneva Park District

2017 Jay Zahn Deerfield Park District

2016 Glenn Hussey Woodridge Park District
2016 Chris Pollack Woodridge Park District
2016 Ryan Bordewick Woodridge Park District
2016 Ken McEwen Bolingbrook Park District

2015 – Marv Wolf

2014 – Mat Emken, DeKalb Park District

2013 – Gary Motycka, Batavia Park District
2013 – Kim Hansen, Batavia Park District
2012 – Jennifer Knitter, Woodridge Park District

2011 – Dan Otto, Schaumburg Park District

2010 – Richard Blust, Retired
Marv Wolf, Retired & MIPE Executive Secretary

2009 – Todd King, Schaumburg Park District

2008 – Matt Gaynor, Schaumburg Park District

2007 – Rick Julison, Deerfield Park District
Tom Lippert, Lindenhurst Park District

2006 – John Barrett, Winnetka Park District

2005 – Shane Ultsch, Batavia Park District

2004 – Jim Eby, Batavia Park District
Terry Curtis, Reese Recreation Products
Eric Lacher, Batavia Park District

2003 – Terry Curtis, Reese Recreation Products
Mike Schiller, Van’s Enterprises/SPORTS

2002 – Eric Lacher, Batavia Park District
Jesse Felix, West Chicago Park District

2001 – Todd King, Schaumburg Park District

2000 – Jesse Felix, West Chicago Park District

1999 – Richard Schram, Winnetka Park District

1998 – Jim Eby, Batavia Park District

1997 – Ralph Voris, Batavia Park District

1996 – Mitch Katnik, Lombard Park District (Retired)

1995 – Tom Wilson, Lombard Park District

1994 – Ed Harvey, Northbrook Park District
Terry Reese, Reese Recreation Products
Mike Schiller, Schaumburg Park District

1993 – Tom Benefiel, Carol Stream Park District

1992 – Dan Smith, Wheaton Park District

1991 – Tony Malkusak, Waukegan Park District

1990 – Greg Petry, Waukegan Park District

1989 – Mike Schiller, Arthur Clesen, Inc.
Angelo Capulli, Arlington Heights Park District

1988 – Al Helms, Palatine Park District
Dan Otto, Schaumburg Park District

1987 – Marv Wolf, Addison Park District

1986 – Brian Huckstadt, Rolling Meadows Park District