3.1 - Organizational Structure ★

Standard: The agency shall establish a staff organizational structure that reflects its methods of operation, its relationship to the community, and the relationships among the different organization components.

Suggested Evidence of Compliance: Provide a chart showing the agency’s organizational structure, interrelationships among organizational components, and the function of each component. Organizational components are the major subdivisions of the organization, e.g. departments and divisions. Indicate how this information is made available to staff and the public.

Informational reference in the Management of Park and Recreation Agencies, (2010), 3rd Ed., Chapter 5 – Organization Structure and Administrative Operations, pp. 73-87.

Agency Evidence of Compliance:

To meet the needs of the citizens to whom the staff ultimately report to, the Park District is led by an Executive Director that reports to a board of elected citizens and leads Park District staff who are organized into seven departments.  The District's organizational chart1 shows the agency's overall structure and components.  


  1. 03.01.00_Organizational-Chart.pdf

Agency Self Assessment: MET