PBC Board Adds Chicago Park District President to Membership: Commissioner Avis LaVelle

Avis LaVelle was sworn in today as the newest member of the PBC Board of Commissioners.

As the President of the Chicago Park District, LaVelle oversees one of the oldest and largest park districts in the United States. With her Board appointment, she becomes a part of a governing body that advises the PBC on the construction and renovation of municipal buildings, facilities and infrastructure in Chicago.

“I am grateful for this appointment and look forward to continuing the important and excellent work of the PBC as they deliver valuable public amenities in a way that illustrates excellent stewardship of the public funds, all while affording every Chicagoan an opportunity to enjoy these facilities and the services they provide,” LaVelle said of the opportunity.