GURNEE – Illinois Park and Recreation Association gives an award to an active member of the IPRA Facility Management Section who exemplifies leadership and collaboration.
Fitness facility manager Patrick Bodame has been a part of Gurnee Park District’s growing fitness department for the past six years. With a contagious work ethic, Bodame, the Distinguished Member of the Year Award winner, continues to be an instrumental role model and industry lead.
“Pat has had a huge impact at our agency and continues to be heavily involved in the Facility Management Section of IPRA,” Director of Recreation Scott Crowe said in a news release.
With the acquisition of FitNation in 2013, Bodame ensures a clean, safe workout environment for members at both locations.
Outside of Gurnee Park District, Bodame collaborates with the Gurnee Police Department for local races and serves on the Gurnee Days Corporation.
As director, director-elect and Fitness Section co-chairman of Illinois Park and Recreation Association’s Facility Management Section, he embodies industry leadership and continues to represent Gurnee Park District in a positive manner.