Leadership & Staff

Geri Kerger

Executive Director

[email protected]
x 201

Meredith Kober

Director of Programs

[email protected]
x 202

Eric Metcalf

Director of Peer Workforce Development

[email protected]
x 205

Suzanne Gowdy

Director of Family Support Services

[email protected]
x 222

Leigh Nelson

Director of Youth Services

[email protected]
x 216

Jessica Schneider

Director of Community Education

[email protected]
x 207

Michelle Nothvogel

Peer Support Services Manager

[email protected]
x 104

Ed Coronel

Social Enterprises Manager

e[email protected]
x 220

Andrea Scheirer

Database Manager

[email protected]
x 210

Bonnie Wolinski

Grants Manager

[email protected]
x 214

Cindy Kaczmarczyk

Digital Content Manager

[email protected]
x 212

Karen Rosenberg

Youth Program Speaker Coordinator

[email protected]
x 223

Yolanda Bounds

Volunteer Coordinator

[email protected]
x 105

Lizz Duarte

Intake & Outreach Coordinator

[email protected]
x 218

Shuchi Srivastava

Support Program Coordinator

[email protected]
x 225

Virginia McAndrews

AR/AP Coordinator | Grant Associate

[email protected]
X 204

Bill Moore

IT Manager

[email protected]
X 221

Board of Directors

Jana Cronin, President
Retired Business Owner

Jane Mitton, Vice President
Retired Associate Circuit Court Judge

Erica O’Malley, Treasurer
Certified Public Accountant

Mike Drugan, Secretary
Director of Mental Health Services
DuPage County Sheriff’s Office

Emily Ellsworth
Retired Artistic Director Anima
Glen Ellyn Children’s Chorus 

Andrew R Manno
Attorney at Law

Elliot Rose
Schaumburg Police Officer


Annette Corrigan
Attorney at Law

Terrance Garmon
Administrative Law Judge

Stefanie Linares Hood
Attorney at Law

Deborah Meister
Retired Human Resources Executive

Rebecca Spitzer
Program Manager

Jeff Richardson
Owner/Founder, Director of Operations of
Acceleration Sports Performance at
Naperville Yard

Darren Orf
Cybersecurity, PwC

Advisory Council

Lauren Oldfield Beck
Real Estate Broker, Keller Williams Premiere Properties

Rich Beck
Business Development Manager, MSI Computer Corporation

JohnNetta Byers
First Chair of the independent Felony Law Enforcement Accountability Division, Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office

James M Cahalan, J.D.
Senior Corporate Counsel, EquiTrust Life Insurance Company

Suzanne M Cahalan, J.D.
Private practice

Amy Kennaugh, QMHP
Therapist, Association for
Individual Development

Kimberly J. Oosterhouse, PhD, RN, CNE
Assistant Professor, Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing, Loyola University Chicago

Michael Rudolph
Manager of Business Development, Riveredge Hospital

Diana Semmelhack, Psy.D., ABPP
Professor, Department of Behavioral Medicine, Midwestern University

Dan Wagner
Senior Vice President Government Relations
Inland Real Estate Group

Erica Shick, LCPC
Clinical Therapist, Linden Oaks Behavioral Health

Martin T. Tully
Partner & Co-Founder, Actuate Law LLC

Shanon Tully
Platinum Partners Realtors

Heidi Wagner, APN
Nurse Practitioner, Banyan Treatment Center

Bill Wilson
Attorney at law & Partner, Wilson & Wilson Estate Planning and Elder Law LLC

Julie Wilson
Sales Consultant, Residential Leasing Agent for Overture Yorktown

Shelly Young
Senior Account Manager, Neurocrine

Anne Wanzenburg

Meaghan Jorgensen
Director of Operations
Children’s Behavioral Health Transformation Initiative,

State of Illinois

Are you interested in serving on our Advisory Council?
We’d love to meet you!
Please contact us at [email protected].