April 2, 2019

Lisa Badger BLS ’17, MCR ’18 collected the most votes in a five-person field to claim one of three seats on the Springfield Park District board of trustees. Lisa is a community affairs specialist in the state Treasurer’s office and a registered nurse.

Lisa is a member of Springfield Jaycees, a precinct committee person, and an appointed member of a statewide community engagement panel on health and wellness. She is also a member of the American Bar Association and Association for Conflict Resolution.

The Springfield Park District — the second park district organized in the state of Illinois when it was founded in 1900 — serves about 140,000 residents in the Springfield region, covering about 60 square miles, 2,500 acres of parkland, 322 acres of nature preserve, 35 parks, 23 miles of bike trails and four golf courses. It is managed by the elected board, which includes a board president and six additional elected trustees serving staggered, four-year terms. 

To visit the Facebook page for Lisa's campaign, click here

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