Staff & Board Of Directors

Our Staff

Ryan

Ryan Lawrence

Executive Director

E-mail

Phone: 630-226-8493

Alissa

Alissa Fernandez

Office Manager/Youth OutReach Specialist

E-mail

Phone: 630-226-8495

Adam

Adam Burkhart

Director of Development

E-mail

Phone: 630-226-8508

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Amanda Keene

Program Director

E-mail

Phone: 630-226-8465

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Cassidy Simchak

OutReach Event Manager

E-mail

Phone: 630-226-8463

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Christian Rojas

Youth OutReach Specialist

E-mail

Phone: 630-226-8492

H2O’s Board Of Directors

Staff - Kathy E

Kathleen
Elliott

Board President

Attorney
Robbins Schwartz

Staff - Ken M

Kenneth
McConnaughay

Board Treasurer

Morgan Stanley (Retired)

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Diane
Parro

Board Secretary

Former School Board Member
Valley View School District 365U

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Michael
Carpanzano

Board Member

Regional Sales Director
PT Solutions

Sandrine Clairardin

Sandrine Clairardin

Board Member

Assistant Principal
John J. Lukancic Middle School

Kevin Schramm

Kevin
Schramm

Board Member

Owner
Trifecta Solutions Inc.

Kai-Wahlgren

Kai
Wahlgren

Board Member

Director of Recreation
Bolingbrook Park District

Maria Zarate

Maria
Zarate

Board Member

Trustee
Village of Bolingbrook

Special Thanks to our retired Founding Board Members, who played a critical role in helping us launch H2O.

  • Meredith Bromfield – Former Bolingbrook Chamber of Commerce President; Published Author; Speaker; Life Coach
  • Dr. Patricia Claar – H2O Co-Founder & Past Board President
  • Leroy Brown (1944-2017) – Former Deputy Mayor for Village of Bolingbrook
  • William “Bill” Mayer – Former Supervisor, DuPage Township
  • Gloria Murtaugh – Housing Counselor, Community Service Council
  • Ruth Newell – Fountaindale Public Library Trustee
  • Isaac Palmer – Former CEO at Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital;
  • Mary Stevian – Founder of Bolingbrook Women’s Expo; Realtor and Home Staging Expert

Thanks to our founding Executive Director: Lindsey (Claar) Smith.

Find out more about how you can help H2O today!