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Board Of Directors


  • Jennifer Kanacki PresidentElevance Health
  • Debra Fahey – Vice President – Old Plank Trail Community Bank
  • Brenda P. WhiteSecretaryRetired, The Joint Commission
  • Mary Carol Witry TreasurerRetired, Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope
  • Kathleen Abbott – Past PresidentExelon Corporation


David L. AndersHutchison Anders & Hickey

Kris Laakson – Chicago Title Insurance Company

Patricia LeoniRetired School Principal & Former Trustee, Village of Tinley Park, IL

Derrick LottMcDonald’s Franchisee

Kathleen MahoneyCIBC Bank USA

Thomas D McCarty – Retired, Jones, Lang, LaSalle

Dr. Barbara J. Pearson-McCreary, M.D. Retired, Advocate Christ Medical Center

Dan MichalskiCIBM Bank

Maureen B. NiswongerRetired, ComEd/Palos Bank

Doranita Tyler, LUTCFAmerican Family Insurance

Tobbie WalterMorgan Stanley



Pamela KosteckiCCSS Executive Director



The Crisis Center board of directors has developed its Strategic Plan for 2020 – 2023.

It includes five objectives:

1) Drive Revenue Growth

2) Wise Oversight of Resources

3) Serve our Clients

4) Engage our Community Stakeholders

5) Crisis Center Team Engagement