Vernon Hills Park District Executive Director Awarded IAPD Honored Professional Award

February 1, 2022

Chicago, January 28, 2022 – Congratulations to Executive Director, Jeff Fougerousse, for being awarded the IAPD (Illinois Association of Park Districts) Honored Professional Award at the IAPD/IPRA (Illinois Park and Recreation Association) Soaring to New Heights Annual Conference. This prestigious award is presented to a park, recreation, forest preserve or conservation professional who has worked closely with citizens and the Illinois Association of Park Districts to improve the quality of life for all people in Illinois.

Jeff has  demonstrated remarkable talents in encouraging board members to excel as citizen advocates in advance the field of parks and recreation. He has worked above and beyond the call of duty to promote park districts in his community and throughout Illinois. Moreover, he believes in the IAPD mission and has a history of supporting its endeavors.

CLICK HERE to read the nominating essay submitted by Park Board Commissioner, Carol Sente.