Dear Friends of ACA Illinois,
As many of you are transitioning into staff training or camper sessions, we are transitioning here within the office as well. Gordie's last day as a staff member is June 24th and he is eagerly awaiting joining you as a member and volunteer. With several camp visits already lined up, Gordie will still be out and about changing lives this very summer.
I am so pleased to announce our new staff member, Kim Steiner has joined our team. You can learn more about Kim by reading below. I look forward to seeing the great things Kim will be do here in ACA Illinois with her varied background and skill sets.
Carlise, Kim and I are so thrilled to be working with you and wish you the very best and safest summer possible!
A Message from Susan Rochlis, President
As we continue to celebrate Gordie Kaplan's contributions to ACA Illinois, we are pleased to announce that the Board of Directors has appointed Colette Marquardt as the new Executive Director beginning February 1, 2016. We are thrilled to have Colette continue to share her passion for ACA's mission, talents and love of camp with our organization.
Gordie will remain on staff as the Executive Emeritus until June 30, 2016. Beginning July 1st, Gordie will transition to volunteer and ACA member! Gordie is looking forward to continuing to work with our camps and members for years to come, only now as a volunteer!
In addition to Colette's new role, we are excited to announce our new President of ACA Illinois, Mike Selep. Mike will also begin his new role on February 1st. Learn more about Colette and Mike below and help us congratulate and welcome them to their new roles by visiting our Facebook page and leaving them a message!