Crystal Lake Park District Welcomes New Staff

Fri September 21, 2018

With retirement of two staff members, the Crystal Lake Park District is pleased to announce the hiring of Katrina Hanna, Superintendent of Business Services and Claire Naughton, Manager of Facility Services.



Superintendent of Business Services


The Crystal Lake Park District is pleased to announce that Katrina Hanna has been hired as the Superintendent of Business Services. Katrina joins the Crystal Lake Park District after having spent the last 5 years at the Village of Carpentersville.  Four (4) of those years were spent as the Assistant Finance Director.  Katrina helped prepare the Village’s annual budget of approximately $50 million and was responsible for the annual audit process.  In addition, Katrina helped the Village receive the Government Finance Officers (GFOA) annual audit and budget awards for the first time.


Katrina received her Bachelor’s in Science from Northern Illinois University and Masters in Public Administration from University of Illinois at Springfield.  In addition to her 12 years of local government accounting experience, she is also a CPA. Katrina is excited to work with Park District Staff and the Board and carry on the District’s tradition of fiscal stability.



Manager of Facility Services


The Crystal Lake Park District welcomes Claire Naughton as the Manager of Facility Services. After graduation from Creighton University, Claire was a high school teacher and basketball coach in Colorado. Since 1998, Claire worked at the Elk Grove Park District.


During her tenure at Elk Grove Park District, she worked/coordinated the Early Childhood Department, Summer Camps, Extended Care, Health & Wellness special events/programs, Fieldhouse Rentals and Open Gym. Since 2008 she served as Manager of the Pavilion Fitness Center. In 2006 she was honored to receive an IPRA/IAPD Distinguished Award for “The Exceptionally Healthy Community” program.  At Elk Grove she was on both committees that helped achieve the Distinguished Agency Award and the Lincoln Award. Claire is looking forward to working with the Crystal Lake Park District team and working for the community.