About/Leadership


United Palatine Coalition's leaders represent a cross-section of sectors and service areas in Palatine. 
 

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Laura Swanlund, Ph.D.

Board President
Chair, Data Action Team

Assistant Director of Research & Systems / School Psychology Coordinator, ​CCSD15

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Kristen Ford

Secretary
Co-Chair, Community Wellness Action Team

Program Coordinator, ECDEC/FIND

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Mike Thompson

Treasurer

Board Member

Co-Chair, Fundraising Action Team 

Member, Palatine Faith in Action

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Kris Salyards

Board Member
Executive Director,

The Bridge Youth and Family Services

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Anne Campbell

United Palatine Coalition Community Impact Facilitator

 

Melissa Gardner

Board Member

Community Engagement Action Team

Assistant Director,  Palatine Public Library District

Lyn Bremanis

Board Member
Co-Chair Strategic Planning & Communications Action Team

Planner, Village of Palatine

Kathy Millin

Board Member

Executive Director, Partners for Our Communities

Silvia Vanessa Rogel

Board Member

Strategic Planning & Communications Action Team

Director of Strategic Partnerships & External Affairs, Illinois Resource Center The Center: Resources for Teaching & Learning

Donelda Danz

Board Member

Community Engagement Action Team

Superintendent of Recreation at the Palatine Park District