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CLC Foundation Board of Directors

The CLC Foundation is governed by a board of directors, which includes two members of the college’s elected board of trustees, who serve as a liaison with the College’s Board of Trustees and the CLC Foundation board.

  • Renee Young
    Director, Communications, W.W. Grainger, Inc.
  • Glenda Abbott
    Vice Chair
  • Scot Parker
    Principal, Legat Architects
  • Kevin Appleton (Ex-Officio Member)
    Vice President of Business Services and Finance, College of Lake County

  • Lincoln Abbey
    Abbey Family Foundation
  • Brandon Bennett
    Principal, Aon Hewitt
  • Kathy Buscaglia
    Sr. Director Human Resources - Talent Manager, Baxter Healthcare Corporation
  • Paul Diamond
    CEO, Diamond Residential Mortgage Corp.
  • Dave Galla
    President, R.J. Galla Company, Inc.
  • Julia Guiney
    Vice President of Human Resources, Visionary Sleep, LLC
  • Judith A. Haga
  • Holly Kerr
  • Meg Largay
  • Derek Leiter
    Faculty Liaison, CLC
  • Christine Lopez
    Principal, Lopez Consulting, Inc.
  • Sonja Marinac
    Accounting Supervisor-Ops, Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc.
  • Elizabeth K. Miller
    Elizabeth K. Miller Law Offices
  • Val Munchez-van der Wagt
    Principal, VM Insurance Consulting
  • Christopher Piazzi
    Branch President, Mundelein Community Bank, a branch of Libertyville Bank & Trust Company
  • R. Lee Piekarz
    Regional Chief Financial Officer, Cancer Treatment Centers of America®
  • Tiffany Peppers
    Executive Director, JIC Community Development Corp.
  • Joanna P. Rolek
    Executive Director, Lake Forest/Lake Bluff Chamber of Commerce
  • J. Kenneth Rosko
    Retirement Income Planner – RIA/CLU JKR Financial Consultants, Ltd.
  • Sandra Shinsky
  • Lisa Dooley Trace
    Real Estate Agent, @Properties
  • Michael S. Trimble
    Senior Vice President/Lease Finance Group, First Bank of Highland Park
  • Sam Valenti
  • Robert R. Worobow
  • Jannes E. Zobus

CLC Board of Trustees Liaisons

  • Paul Virgilio

Board Ex-Officio Members

  • Dr. Kristen Jones
    VP Education and Chief Academic Officer, CLC
  • Dr. Ali O'Brien
    Vice President of Community and Workforce Partnerships
    College of Lake County
  • Dr. Lori Suddick, Ed.D.
    College of Lake County