Trustees

Patricia Adlaf
A resident of Park Ridge for 40 years, active in the Society since 1990. She is a member of the Park Ridge Heritage Committee and as a Member helped that Committee write the 1994 Park Ridge Photo History book. Two children.
Joan Bende
Gary Briars
A lifetime resident of Park Ridge, he has also been a board member of the Youth Soccer Association and athletic coach for a number of years. Gary is an executive with a NYSE software technology company.
Randy Derifield
A 30+ year resident of Park Ridge. Retired Director of Preservation and Development from the City of Park Ridge in 2007. Married to Conni with two adult children – Andrew and Alison.
Brian Kidd
A resident of Park Ridge for 13 years, Brian is a Senior Associate at Pappageorge Haymes Partners, an architecture firm in Chicago, has served on numerous committees in Park Ridge and is the current Chairman of the Appearance Commission.
Susan Kiem

A resident of Park Ridge since 1986 and a Park Ridge Park District Preschool Teacher for 20+ years.  Susan and her husband have three daughters.

Daniel Koziol
Dan Koziol Dan has been a resident of Park Ridge since 1984. He is a Senior Manager at VivaKi, a unit of the Publicis Groupe global advertising agency holding company. Dan has worked for various companies within the Groupe since 1980. He has been involved in a leadership capacity with a number of Park Ridge organizations such as School Board Caucus, Roosevelt PTO, youth baseball/softball, soccer, and basketball, and St. Paul of the Cross.
Brian Lazzaro
A lifelong resident of Park Ridge. Brian is a school psychologist working for Township High School District 211 in Palatine, Il. Moonlights on the weekend as an EMT for Lurie Children’s Hospital. Married with two children named Nathan and Emily.
John Murphy
A 15 year resident of Park Ridge, John is a member of Mary Seat of Wisdom Parish and is President of ReachMail. in Chicago.
Janet Van De Carr

A 30+ year resident of Park Ridge, Janet was Director of the Park Ridge Public Library for 17 years.  She and her husband are antiquarian booksellers and owners of Bookleggers Fine Books.  They have two grown daughters.

Cheryl Williams
A District 64 teacher, Cheryl is a lifelong resident of Park Ridge and is married to a lifelong resident, they have 3 children.