Our Boards

POC Board of Directors sets policy, guides financial decisions and helps the agency achieve our goals of empowering people and changing lives.

POC Young Professionals Board seeks to broaden the reach of Partners for Our Communities by engaging talented young professionals and promoting the growth and development of Chicagoland’s future philanthropic leaders.

Our Board of Directors

Karen Baker

Northwest Community Healthcare

    Dave Border


    Rod Craig

    Village of Hanover Park

    Jeannie Dilger

    Palatine Library District

    Andrea Fiebig

    William Rainey Harper College

    Laurie Heinz

    Community Consolidated School District 15

    Tamara Johnson

    William Rainey Harper College

    Seth Moland-Kovash

    All Saints Lutheran Church and Food Pantry 

    Liz Moore


    Bridget Witt

    Palatine Bank & Trust

    Steve Nagle

    Palatine Park District

    Gary Pilafas

    Community Volunteer

    Jaquese Gilbert

    Township High School District 211

    David Brandwein 

    Palatine Police Department

    Our Young Professionals Board

    Stephanie Butera

    UL Solutions

    Rachel Lara

    POC/Palatine Park District

    Katie Lynn

    Palatine Park District

    Edgar Candelas

    Wintrust Financial Corporation

    Kate Kleiva

    Wintrust Financial Corporation

    Katie Kelly

    Derick Dermatology

    Yesenia Tapia

    FIND/PI (Family Involvement Nurturing Development)

    Aremi Arroyo

    POC/Illinois Welcoming Center

    Kyle Rohrwasser

    Vantage Financial Partners

    Nathalie Gonzalez

    THK America