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Kristin Giacchino

Executive Director

Contact: kristin@rivervalleysra.com

Emily Ramirez

Director of Programming

Contact: emily@rivervalleysra.com

Support Staff

front row L to R: Jennifer Rabideau, Tracy Moss, Linda Tharp, Rosella Thomas, Melody Benoit, Erin Keenan, Sydney Bright,
Jayne Maldonado
second row L to R: Jody Schierenbeck, Jeff Frazier, Kelsey Bright, Darrell Benoit, Mason LeMay, Nancy Price, Steve Luhrsen

Doug Krippel, Corporate Secretary

Limestone Park District

David Zinanni, Chairman

Bourbonnais Township Park District

James Frey, Vice Chairman

Kankakee Valley Park District

Jeff Mullinax

Bourbonnais Township Park District

Don Palmer

Kankakee Valley Park District

2024-25 Meeting Dates

June 18th                              December 17th
July 16th                                January 21st
August 20th                         February 18th
September 17th                  March 18th
October 15th                        April 15th
November 19th                   May 20th

All meetings will be held at the RVSRA office at 5:30 PM unless noted with at least 48 hours prior notice.

The River Valley Special Recreation Association has an Advisory Committee that is made up of community leaders and parents. Members of the committee come from a cross section of the three districts that make up the RVSRA.

The purpose of the Advisory Committee shall be to help develop, promote and evaluate programs and to advise as necessary. The committee meets in March, July and November.