Ann Viger Crystal Lake Park District 1 East Crystal Lake Avenue Crystal Lake, IL 60014 779.994.7276
Director of Park Development and Interpretive Services
Ann Viger is the Director of Park Development and Interpretive services for the Crystal Lake Park District. This position involves management of all park design and construction projects, natural areas land management, Nature Center, and Colonel Palmer House management.
Crystal Lake Chamber of Commerce Chair, Board of Directors 2009 - 2010 Vice Chair, Board of Directors 2008 - 2009 Vice Chair of Finance Division, Secretary/Treasurer of the Board 2007 - 2008 Board of Directors 2001 - 2011, 2015 - 2016 Ambassador 2007 - present Ambassador Chair 2015 - 2016 Foundation Board 2007 - 2011 Vice Chair of Community Services Division 2003 - 2008 Chair of Community Clean Up Committee 1998 - 2001 Committee Member: Finance, Strategic Planning, President Search, Community Harvest, Clean-Up Day, Chamber Picnic – various years
City of Crystal Lake Economic Development Commission Commissioner 2006 – 2011
In addition to her Chamber work, Ann is the past president of the Illinois Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects and is the current Vice President of the Crystal Lake Historical Society. She is a member of the Illinois Park and Recreation Association, the National Recreation and Park Association, the Midwest Institute of Park Executives.
Community and Professional Awards and Recognition
McHenry County Woman of Distinction 2016 Crystal Lake Chamber of Commerce Carl Wehde Award for Community Service 2011 Crystal Lake Chamber of Commerce Presidential Award of Excellence 2008 Rotary Club of Crystal Lake Vocational Service Award 2007 Crystal Lake Chamber of Commerce “You Can Count on Me” Award 2006 Crystal Lake Chamber of Commerce Member of the Year 2004 Crystal Lake Park District Employee of the Year 1994 Crystal Lake Jaycees Distinguished Service Award 1993 Suburban Park and Recreation Association Service Award 1992 ASLA Service Awards 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 2006, 2008, 2009
Ann is the mother of three adult children living in Chicago, Madison, and Pullman, WA.