Rachel Lenz has spent more than 10 years improving (and enjoying) recreational experiences in greater western Illinois. Ms. Lenz has led the Macomb Park District as its Executive Director since 2017 and has worked with the park district in other capacities since 2013. During that time, she's created special events for the community, rebranded the park district, led its marketing and fundraising campaigns and worked with the community in a variety of ways. Prior to her park district work, Ms. Lenz led the McDonough County Special Recreation Association and was a camp coordinator for the Northern Illinois Special Recreation Association. She's a recognized leader in the community where she helps lead the McDonough County CEO board, serves on the Quality of Life committee, and is an ambassador for the Macomb Area Chamber of Commerce. Ms. Lenzl has, in total, served on (and often led) fifteen different organizations.