Board of Directors


  • Kathleen AbbottPresident – Asst. Treasurer & Director, Treasury Operations and Cash Management, Exelon Corporation, Chicago, IL
  • Jennifer KanackiVice President – Divisional Vice President, Retail Operations, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois, Chicago, IL
  • Brenda P. WhiteSecretary – Retired Associate Director International Accreditation, The Joint Commission, Oakbrook, IL
  • Thomas MorandeTreasurer – Chief Accounting Officer, Avison Young, Chicago, IL
  • Thomas D. McCarty – Past President – President, LS3 Consulting, Inc., Orland Park, IL

David L. Anders – Attorney, Hutchison Anders & Hickey – Tinley Park, IL

Therese Dubelbeis – Retired Senior Secretary, Village of Orland Park – Orland Park, IL

Debra J. Fahey –  Credit Administration Officer, Credit Analyst, Old Plank Trail Community Bank, Mokena, IL

Christopher F. Gary – Vice President, NAI Hiffman, Oakbrook Terrace, IL

Pamela M. JeanesJeanes Construction Company, Palos Heights, IL & Keller Williams Preferred Realty , Orland Park, IL

Patricia Leoni – Retired School Principal, Garfield School, Chicago Heights, IL & Former Trustee, Village of Tinley Park, IL

Elizabeth F. Mahar – Secretary Adventure Center Facilitator, Irons Oaks Learning Center, Homewood, IL

Kathleen Mahoney – Managing Director, CIBC US, Orland Park, IL

Dr. Barbara J. Pearson-McCreary, M.D. – Retired Emergency Room Physician, Homer Glen, IL

Maureen B. Niswonger – Broker, Coldwell Banker, Orland Park, IL

Tobbie Walter – Senior Vice President, Branch Manager, Morgan Stanley Wealth Management

Mary Carol Witry – Retired Chief Operating Officer, Old Castle Building Envelope, Chicago, IL

The Crisis Center board of directors has developed its Strategic Plan for 2017 – 2020.

It includes five objectives:

1) Drive Revenue Growth

2) Wise Oversight of Resources

3) Serve our Clients

4) Engage our Community Stakeholders

5) Crisis Center Team Engagement

Crisis Center for South Suburbia