Photo Courtesy of The Springfield-Greene County Parks Department

New Springfield Parks Director Announced

The Springfield Parks Department welcomed a new director on Tuesday.

Ron Schneider replaces Bob Belote who held the position for 20 years. Schneider holds a Bachelors in Recreation, Parks and Tourism from Western Illinois University, and most recently was the Executive Director for the Freeport Parks Department in Illinois.

Schneider begins work on July 8th.