Alman Ruiz, Director

The Chicago Park District Information Technology Department develops, implements and maintains all technology utilized by the Park District. This includes hardware and software applications for enterprise-wide computer systems, desktop and network equipment, telephony systems and the public web site. A technology plan developed by the department and reviewed by the IT Oversight Committee comprised of its most-senior executives guides the selection of projects and their relative priority to best leverage technology by the District. Responsibilities for managing the IT project portfolio include maintaining record of and ensuring timely completion of all projects as well as evaluating results and reporting quarterly.