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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
Sarah HolcombeManager of Communications & Marketing235
Cailyn WelchManager of Fund Development225
Jennifer WileyOffice Services Coordinator237
David ButtsHuman Resources Coordinator241
Susan JenningsPart-time Administrative Assistant II257

Program Staff

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NameTitlePhone Extension
Heidi JenkinsSuperintendent of Recreation238
Cathy BottSenior Manager of Support Staff228
Dana SeehaferSenior Manager of Operations227
Cyndi HerendeenSenior Manager of Recreation234
Mia Leyba

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

Rebecca MooreManager of Summer Day Camp & Outreach223
Emily ToddManager of Cultural Arts and Adult Day Programs 
Contact Emily with questions about cultural arts and adult day programs.
Kara DavidManager of Special Olympics and Adapted Sports 
Contact Kara with questions about Special Olympics, Adapted Sports or the Healthy Minds Healthy Bodies program for veteran service members with a disability.
Gabrielle WinkelRegional Coordinator-Southern
Contact Gabrielle with program suggestions for Dundee Township, Elgin & Hampshire.
Rachel KnudsenRegional Coordinator-Central
Contact Rachel with program suggestions for Crystal Lake, Huntley & Lake in the Hills.
Samantha HeltonRegional Coordinator-Northwest 
Contact Samantha with program suggestions for Harvard, Marengo, McHenry & Woodstock.
Ciara KrieglerRegional Coordinator-Eastern 
Contact Ciara with program suggestions for Barrington, Cary & Wauconda.
Emily EliscuPart-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