Meet our team! If you have any questions regarding IPRA or your membership don't hesitate to reach out!
I am the Membership Manager at IPRA and am here to answer all of your questions regarding the website or your membership. I have 5 years of previous parks and recreation experience with Salt Creek Rural Park District and Clarendon Hills Park District.
Kim is IPRA’s Education & Events Manager and has been with the organization since January of 2019. She has her CPRP certification and a Master’s Degree in Recreation, Sport, and Tourism from University of Illinois. One of her main responsibilities is being IPRA's Section & Committee Liaison, where she works very closely with member volunteers coordinating events on the IPRA calendar. Kim’s favorite IPRA event is a toss-up between Professional Development School and Park Pursuit.
Heather Weishaar is IPRA's Communications & Marketing Director, and has been with IPRA since 2001. She has a B.A. Organizational Communication from Western Michigan University, and a Certificate in Non Profit Management from UIC. Her favorite IPRA event is Park Pursuit, and loves serving the park, recreation and conservation industry in Illinois.