Shawqi Mustafa: Candidate profile

  • Shawqi Mustafa is a candidate for Hanover Park Park District board of commissioners.

    Shawqi Mustafa is a candidate for Hanover Park Park District board of commissioners.

Posted3/16/2019 1:00 AM


Name: Shawqi Mustafa


City: Hanover Park

Office sought: Park District

Age: 58

Family: Married and 2 Children.

Occupation: sales & Carrier

Education: University of Alabama, Roosevelt University

Civic involvement: Non profit organizations

Previous elected offices held: None

Incumbent? If yes, when were you first elected?


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Issue questions

What are the most important issues facing your park district and how do you intend to address them?

We are Facing some of our Facilities and programs closing down. I am going to Create new way to improve our Park District.

If you are a newcomer, what prompted you to run for the park board? If you're an incumbent, list your accomplishments or key initiatives in which you played a leadership role.

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When I move into Hanover Park and my Children became old enough to go to the park districk I became a Volunteer Coach for 3 Years, I also was a volunteer coach for the hurricanes for 13 years. I Became a board member ivory hurricanes and served 8 years. During the 8 years I was in charge of sponsorship, I was able to raise the largest amount of donations ever for the hurricanes.

Which programs aren't paying for themselves? Would you keep, eliminate or change them? How and why?

This information has not been disclosed to me. But once I am an office I will take a hard look at every single program and make the necessary changes.

Is there any additional open space the park district needs to acquire? Please describe.

Are there any unmet recreational needs? If yes, what are they and how would you propose paying for them?

I believe we need more Senior events and much repair to our buildings. I will enroll Volunteers and also do find raising and asking for sponsorships to raise the money we need for these programs. Also create programs that will bring money in be part district.

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