David Doerhoefer, a Vernon Hills resident since 1989, was elected to the Park Board in 2005. As an involved community member, David has served on various Vernon Hills High School Parent committees, was a room parent for six years at Hawthorn Elementary School, athletic coach for the Park District’s basketball, baseball and softball programs, the GLSA soccer program, currently coaches Vernon Hills High School softball and Stingers travel fast pitch program and is employed with Grainger.
David’s passion for recreation and athletics led him to the position on the Park Board. He wanted to give back to the community by providing his leadership and volunteering his time toward the stewardship of the environment in the Vernon Hills community. In 2013, David was awarded the Vernon Hills “Person of the Year” award. In 2010, David was recognized by the Illinois Association of Park Districts with the “Rising Star Award”, an award given to Park Board members with less than 10 years experience who exemplify outstanding effort in the Parks and Recreation field.
David resides in Vernon Hills with his wife of 28 years, Joyce, with their two children Sara, teaching in Overland Park, Kansas and Eric attending the University of Missouri. In David’s spare time, he enjoys golfing, coaching kids, and spending time outdoors with family and friends.
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