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2024 Officers and Directors

Elyse Kennard 543A0085

Office: President 
Elyse Kennard
Elyse Kennard & Associates

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Office: Vice President
Name: Mike Rataj
Business: Creative Family Memories

Terri Smith-Pfeiffer SECRETARY SMALL Rite-Way Custom Homes, LLC

Office: Treasurer
Name: Terri Smith-Pfeiffer
Business: Rite-Way Custom Homes LLC


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Office: Secretary
Name: Rob Herbold
Business: Identity Graphics


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Office: Past President
JP LaCour
Business: LaCour Wealth Management of Raymond James

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Office: VP Business & Professional, Liaison
Name: Dawn Bussey
Business: Glen Ellyn Public Library



Office: VP Marketing & PR, Liaison
Name: Erika Krehbiel
Business: Glen Ellyn School District #41

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Office: VP Membership 
Brandee Martin
Business: Silver Foxes Travel

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Office: VP Central Business District
Name: Michael Horst
Business: Lewey Q's Tap

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Office: VP South Business District
Name: Nick Nelson
Business: NN Legal Group

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Office: Director
Name: Ashley Aikens
Business: Good Roots

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Office: Director
Name: Cherri Zboril
Business: Member at Large


Office: Director, Liaison
Name: Jill McWilliams
Business: College of DuPage


Office: Director
Name: Evelyn Rodriguez
Business: Glen Ellyn Bank & Trust

2024 Liaisons


Name: Doug Eccarius
Business: Community Consolidated School District 89

2021 Village of Glen Ellyn Headshots

Name: Meredith Hannah
Business: Village of Glen Ellyn

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Name: Jean Jeske
Business: Glen Ellyn Historical Society

Bob Lapinski 200x300

Name: Bob Lapinski
Business: Innovation DuPage

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Name: David Larson
Business: Glenbard Township High School District 87

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Name: Susan Smentek
Business: Glen Ellyn Park District


Name:   Dawn Smith
Business: Alliance of Downtown Glen Ellyn



Executive Director
Claudia Thornton


Marketing Coordinator
Tara Arick

Ann Flansberg

      Ann Flansburg

Erin Cropped

Administrative Assistant
Erin Wegrzyn

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