Executive Director

 Susan Suhling



Susan has a long history working in the social services  and non-profit sectors to provide resources and  increased awareness of those in need within Lake  County and internationally.  Most recently, her  background includes event and program planning,  community development for Dickinson Hall, City of  Lake Forest; and oversight of grant applications and  fundraising for the Chicago Area Peace Corps  Association. She possess strong management skills and spent several years in human resource consulting. Susan has also shared her time in a number of community volunteer roles including chairing Warren Township High school football parent association, board member for Warren Township High School Athletic Boosters, and on the advisory board committee for Warren Township Youth Services.

Susan holds a Master of Science in Human Resource Management from Loyola University in Chicago along with a Bachelor of Science in Social Work from Illinois State University in Bloomington, IL. Susan resides in Lake County with her husband and two children.

Our Staff


Susan Suhling Executive Director

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Karla Patlovich, Service Manager

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Marly Subido, Office Manager/Volunteer Coordinator

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Paula Turelli, Director of Development & Marketing

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Reenie Umansky, Development Manager

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Earl Frye, Bookkeeping

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Teri Parker, Events Manager