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Staff Directory

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Administrative Staff

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NameTitlePhone Extension
Jim WisemanExecutive Director230
Gergana MinchevSenior Manager of Finance and Administration236
Susan JustAdministrative Assistant221
Lori Lattanzio Manager of Communication & Marketing228
Cailyn WelchManager of Fund Development225
Jennifer WileyOffice Services Coordinator237
Patty PanasHuman Resources Coordinator241
Susan JenningsPart-time Administrative Assistant II257

Program Staff

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NameTitlePhone Extension
Heidi JenkinsSuperintendent of Recreation238
Emily ToddSenior Manager of Support Staff243
Dana SeehaferSenior Manager of Operations227
Rebecca MooreSenior Manager of Recreation223
Mia Leyba

Manager of Inclusion
Contact Mia with questions about inclusion in NISRA member district recreation programs.

224
Rebecca MooreManager of Summer Day Camp & Outreach223
Katie WeadleyManager of Cultural Arts and Adult Day Programs 
Contact Katie with questions about cultural arts and adult day programs.
229
Trisha PalmieriManager of Special Olympics and Adapted Sports 
Contact Trisha with questions about Special Olympics, Adapted Sports or the Healthy Minds Healthy Bodies program for veteran service members with a disability.
249
Gabrielle WinkelRegional Coordinator-Southern
Contact Gabrielle with program suggestions for Dundee Township, Elgin & Hampshire.
246
Emily EliscuRegional Coordinator-Central
Contact Emily with program suggestions for Crystal Lake, Huntley & Lake in the Hills.
226
Samantha HeltonRegional Coordinator-Northwest 
Contact Samantha with program suggestions for Harvard, Marengo, McHenry & Woodstock.
247
Anya NaumovskiRegional Coordinator-Eastern 
Contact Anya with program suggestions for Barrington, Cary & Wauconda.
248
TBAPart-time Recreation Specialist226
TBAPart-time Recreation Specialist249
Michelle FriedrichsPart-time L.I.F.E. Program Coordinator240
Nicole EisenrichHealthy Minds Healthy Bodies Specialist – social events 
Habacuc Rico “Rico”Healthy Minds Healthy Bodies Specialist