Board of Commissioners



One seat on the five-member Board of Commissioners for the Channahon Park District will be up for election at the April 4, 2023 Consolidated Election. Park Commissioners run on a non-partisan basis, and serve six year terms without compensation. Under state law, candidates must be qualified electors/registered voters, and residents of the Channahon Park District for a minimum of one year prior to the election.

Nominating materials and information can be found below, at the Channahon Park District office, 24856 W. Eames Street in Channahon, and from the Illinois State Board of Elections. Petitions may not be circulated prior to September 20, 2022.

Filing dates for nominating materials are December 12, 2022 through December 19, 2022, from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm Monday through Friday at the Channahon Park District office, 24856 W. Eames Street in Channahon.

For information, contact the Channahon Park District at 815-467-7275; the offices of the Will County Clerk or the Grundy County Clerk; or the Illinois State Board of Elections.

Election Packet – April 4, 2023 Consolidated Election

State of Illinois 2023 Candidate’s Guide
Abbreviated Calendar of Dates for the 2023 Consolidated Primary Election & 2023 Consolidated Election
Statement of Economic Interests


Robert J. Babich  (Member since 2015  |  Next election spring 2027)
Christopher J. Caldwell  (Member since 2013  |  Next election spring 2025)
Dennis P. Clower  (Member since 1981  |  Next election spring 2025)
Michael D. Geldean  (Member since 2017  |  Next election spring 2023)
Ronald D. Lehman  (Member since 1972  |  Next election spring 2027)

Park Board Meetings

The Board of Commissioners normally meet at 5:00 pm on the 4th Monday of the month at Arrowhead Community Center (24856 W Eames Street, Channahon). All meetings are open to the public. Call 815-467-7275 to confirm meeting dates and times

2022 Board Meeting Dates

January 17 (3rd Monday)
February 14 (Special Meeting)
February 28
March 21 (3rd Monday)
April 25
May 23
June 27
July 25
August 22
September 26
October 24
November 21 (3rd Monday)
December 19 (3rd Monday)

The Channahon Park District is subject to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Individuals with disabilities who plan to attend this meeting and who require certain accommodations in order to allow them to observe and/or participate in this meeting, or who have questions regarding accessibility of the meeting or facilities, are requested to contact Channahon Park District Executive Director Michael J. Leonard at 815-467-7275 or

Strategic Plan
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