Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley
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Officers, Directors And Staff



Scott Voris

Austin Dempsey

Lourdes “Lulu” Blacksmith, EdD
Corporate Secretary


James Eccher



(L to R) Back Row: Kathryn Birkett, PhD; Robert Hollis; Stan Free; Jeffrey Cali. Middle Row: Joyce Hemphill, PhD; Duane Suits; James Eccher; Duncan Alexander. Front Row: Richard Guzman; Lourdes “Lulu” Blacksmith, EdD; John Diederich; Scott Voris; Austin Dempsey. (Not Pictured: Hon. F. Keith Brown [ret.], Cheryl Vonhoff)



Julie Christman – President & CEO
Joined the Foundation in 2015
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Greg Probst – Vice President of Finance & Operations
Joined the Foundation in 2014
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Rhonda Soos – Director of Scholarships
Joined the Foundation in 1988
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Cathy Schwieger – Director of Grantmaking
Joined the Foundation in 2020
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Johnna Hollis – Donor Services Coordinator
Joined the Foundation in 2018
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Anna Oelerich – Marketing & Communications Coordinator
Joined the Foundation in 2018
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