DCNP is led BY and FOR our members.
A volunteer Steering Committee serves in an advisory role to determine the strategic direction of DCNP. The Steering Committee consists of nonprofit representatives and resource providers to the nonprofit sector.
|Steering Committee Member||Organization Represented|
|DeKalb County Nonprofit Partnership|
|Micki Chulick||DeKalb County Community Foundation board liaison|
Steering Committee Chair, Giving Day Committee
Chair, Nominating & Governance Committee Chair
|DeKalb County History Center|
|Samantha Hathaway||DeKalb Public Library|
Program Committee Chair
|Kishwaukee United Way|
|Tom Matya||Zea Mays Holdings, LLC|
|Kristin Miller||Northern Illinois University Foundation|
Steering Committee Vice-Chair, Nonprofit Day
|Community Coordinated Child Care (4-C)|
|Brian Reis||Ellwood House Museum|
|Jesus Romero||DeKalb County Community Foundation board liaison|
The DCNP Steering Committee represents the areas of art and culture, education, health and human services, advocacy, community development, and civic engagement.
The following sub-committees are responsible for making progress toward the implementation of our strategic plan:
Giving Day Committee—coordinates and implements our annual philanthropic day of giving, Give DeKalb County
Nominating & Governance Committee—updates bylaws annually as needed, recruits new committee members, and oversees committee transitions
Marketing & Membership Committee—focuses on ensuring value in DCNP membership, growing membership, retaining current members, and promoting DCNP
Nonprofit Day Committee—coordinates our annual conference
Program Committee—identifies training opportunities, determines program topics, and evaluates the effectiveness of our programs
Research & Advocacy Ad Hoc Committee—identifies knowledge gaps, suggests research to fill these gaps, and organizes advocacy efforts
If you are a DCNP-member and are interested in joining one of our committees, please contact us.