A volunteer Steering Committee serves in an advisory role to provide leadership, input, and to help guide the strategic direction of DCNP. The Steering Committee represents our membership in sectors such as human services, arts and culture, philanthropy, and more.
Steering Committee Member
|DeKalb County Nonprofit Partnership|
Steering Committee Vice-Chair, Program Committee Chair
|DeKalb County Community Mental Health Board|
|Micki Chulick||DeKalb County Community Foundation Board Liaison|
|Samantha Hathaway||DeKalb Public Library|
|Lynnea Erickson Laskowski||Safe Passage & Everyday Better Initiative|
|Tom Matya||Opportunity House & Zea Mays Holdings, LLC|
|Kristin Miller||Northern Illinois University Foundation|
Marketing & Membership Committee Chair
Steering Committee Chair, Giving Day Committee Chair, Nominating & Governance Committee Chair
|Ellwood House Museum|
|Alicia Schatteman||Center for Nonprofit and NGO Studies|
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, monitors overall strategic plan progress, and oversees committee transitions.
Marketing & Membership Committee—focuses on ensuring value in DCNP membership, growing membership, retaining current members, and promoting DCNP.
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.