• During its regular action meeting on Thursday, August 22, 2019, the Hinsdale Township High School District Board of Education unanimously approved the appointment of the 11 individuals from the Hinsdale Central and Hinsdale South communities who will serve on the District’s special committee regarding community engagement with construction. This committee, which will be a joint committee with Facilities, has been charged with engaging and leveraging the expertise of the community to help support the construction process the District will be undertaking in conjunction with its Future Ready Facilities plans.


    Special Committee Members

    Kirk Admire – Commercial design and construction project management professional with 30 years of architecture experience


    Steve Cashman – Educational architect with 36 years of industry experience


    William Carpenter – Professional with 12 years of experience as a contractor and accountant who is a former president and member of the District 86 Board of Education and served on the District’s Facilities Committee


    Craig Cassell – Educational real estate professional with 18 years of experience and expertise in school building construction, design and development


    Tamakia Edwards – Capital construction program manager with more than 15 years of experience in areas that include safety and security, infrastructure and accessibility


    Ehab Elqaq – Electrical engineer with 26 years of experience who is LEED certified in building design and construction


    Lisa Lundgren – A marketing and finance professional who served on two community task force groups, the District 86 Pools Task Force and the Master Planning Facilities Committee that was focused on physical education, driver education and athletics


    William Lyons – Senior construction executive with 46 years of experience in general management and operations in industry sectors that include commercial, residential, education, retail, hotel/lodging, senior living, entertainment and heath care


    John Ochoa – Architect with more than 30 years of experience in education design who has worked on a variety of projects for elementary schools, middle schools and high schools


    Greg Orput – Professional with more than 10 years of experience in full-service commercial and multi-family residential real estate and another 10 years of experience in architectural design


    Jennifer Planson – Longtime member of the District 86 Board of Education who was the chair of the District’s Master Facilities Committee and a liaison for the District’s Master Facilities Community Task Force


    Marty Turek – Board member and special committee chair

  • Special Committee Email
    All 12 special committee members and the Superintendent receive emails sent to SpecialCommittee@hinsdale86.org. Be advised that any communication received may constitute a public record, which may be released under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).