Clay Gerhard Joins the Decatur Park District as Director of Operations

The Decatur Park District welcomes Clay Gerhard as Director of Operations. Formerly working as Director of Facilities at Richland Community College, Gerhard holds a bachelor’s degree from Millikin University.

“It is such an exciting time for the Decatur Park District as we work to complete the new Amphitheater, Zoo train extension, Aquatics Center, and the bike trail extension.  I am very blessed and grateful to join the Park District during this exciting period of growth.   I look forward to bringing these new facilities online this summer and helping to maintain the extraordinary Park system we already have in place in Decatur,” stated Gerhard.

He may be reached at or 217-422-5911.