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Board of Directors


The Marklund Board of Directors is made up of a group of volunteers from the suburbs and Chicago area who are committed to advancing the mission and vision of Marklund. Having diverse backgrounds, the Board members bring to the table experience from various business sectors, service organizations and personal connections to the developmental disabilities arena.

The Board meets six times per year.

Remaining board meetings for 2015 are:

October 22 (at Marklund Hyde Center) & December 3 (at Marklund Philip Center).

Board meetings begin at 7 p.m.

Parents and guardians of clients are welcome to attend but are asked to notify Christine Durlak, Marklund Hyde Center Executive Assistant,  in advance of the meeting date so that an appropriate amount of time is allocated at the start of the meeting for this purpose. She can be reached at at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 630-593-5472.

 2015 Board of Directors:

Jeffrey Blanchette, Chair
Duane Fitch, Vice-Chair
Mike Herlihy, Treasurer
Jeff Risch, Secretary
Jim Armbruster
Carie Carney
Bill Dolen
Maria Dombrowski
Carol Donahue
Edward Izzi
David Pierro
George F. Webster, Jr.
John Wick
Jack Zimmerman