Board of Directors

The Board of Directors works closely with the CEO to define the vision and mission of the organization, to determine the strategic plan, and to support the implementation of that plan. To contact a board member, please send an email to [email protected]

2018-2019

Amy Carnow

Amy Carnow

Vice President

Deb Gulson

Deb Gulson

Director

Glenn Burmeister

Glenn Burmeister

Director

Holly Matson

Holly Matson

Director

Jim Foley

Jim Foley

Secretary

Kelly Cohen

Kelly Cohen

Director

Lisa Mitchell

Lisa Mitchell

Director

Mike Borkowski

Mike Borkowski

Board President

Patrick Sassen

Patrick Sassen

Director

Sean Postol

Sean Postol

Treasurer

Amy Carnow
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Amy Carnow Vice President
Maja Gavrilovic

Maja has been in Youth led prevention all throughout her high school career and feel in love with prevention when she attended a summer camp called the Cebrin Goodman Teen Institute (CGTI) at Eastern ...

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Maja Gavrilovic Prevention Assistant
Dean Kapolas

Dean Kapolas has 12 years of experience in customer service, 2 years of experience doing prevention work with Omni Youth services, and 1 year of research assistance experience at Lake Forest College....

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Dean Kapolas Prevention Assistant
Ashley Corsten

Ashley from LFHS before earning a Bachelor of Science in Marketing. Her professional experience includes scheduling, managing, and servicing of clients and accounts. She joined LEAD in December 2015...

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Ashley Corsten Office Coordinator
Holli Volkert

Holli brings over 25 years of experience in the meetings, special events and event marketing business. She began her career in catering and hotels, moving into full destination management services for...

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Holli Volkert Gala Coordinator
Debbie Van Solkema

Debbie serves as community relationship point person for LEAD's youth crisis hotline, Text-A-Tip. She began working with LEAD in 2015 as a concerned parent and, in that role, facilitated the implement...

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Debbie Van Solkema Partner Relationship Manager
Nicole Quick

Nicole brings 20 years of experience in Operational Excellence and Financial Management roles in the non-profit, healthcare, and corporate business segments. Nicole has designed and managed general bu...

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Nicole Quick Chief Advancement Officer
Nate Biggs

Nate brings 7 years of experience in tech start-ups and over 15 years of experience in youth-led prevention. Nate has worked in start-ups and small businesses serving diverse clients, was employee num...

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Nate Biggs Chief Operating Officer
Andy Duran

Andy Duran has been the chief executive of LEAD since May 2012. In the past 8 years, Andy has taken LEAD from a small community organization into a Nationally recognized prevention organization th...

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Andy Duran Chief Executive Officer