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.

2021 Board of Directors

Frank Murnane Jr., Chair
Mike Herlihy, Treasurer & Vice Chair; Finance Committee Chair
Jeff Risch, Secretary
Jim Armbruster
Howard Brandeisky, Chair, Development Committee
Carie Carney
Carol Donahue
Gerry Estes
Jerry Finis
Duane Fitch
Dan Foley
Laura Karlins
Yaneth Medina
Ari Smith
Jack Zimmerman

Board meeting dates for 2022:

April 7, May 19 (Finance Only), June 23, Aug. 25 (Retreat), Oct. 27

Parents and guardians of clients are usually welcome to attend but due to the COVID-19 pandemic are asked to notify Mary Kobbeman, Executive Assistant, at 630-593-5472, in advance of the meeting date to learn of current requirements.

The Board holds four scheduled meetings per year, plus an all-day retreat.
Board meetings begin at 7 p.m.