Therapeutic Recreation Section Leadership


Section Director:
Jorie Meyer, Program Manager
(2017-2019)
Western DuPage Special Recreation Association
116 North Schmale Road
Carol Stream, IL 60188
(630) 681-0962
Email: joriem@wdsra.com

At-Large Representative: Lisa Barrera, Inclusion Manager
(2018)
Southeast Association for Special Parks & Recreation
4500 Belmont Road
Downers Grove, IL 60515
(630) 960-7600
Email: lbarrera@seaspar.org

Secretary: Kristy Ekner, Program Supervisor
(2018-2019)
Western DuPage Special Recreation Association
116 North Schmale Road
Carol Stream, IL 60188
(630) 384-8562
Email: kristye@wdsra.com 

Treasurer: Heather Specht, Superintendent of Recreation
(2017-2018)
Lincoln-Way Special Recreation Association
1900 Heather Glen Drive
New Lenox, IL 60451
(815) 320-3500
Email: hspecht@lwsra.org

Membership Council Representative: Nicole Estrada, Support Services Coordinator
(2017-2019)
Northwest Suburban Special Recreation Association
3000 W. Central Rd-Suite 205 
Rolling Meadows, IL 60008
(224) 381-0315
Email: nicolee@nwsra.org

TR Committees

STANDING COMMITTEES

Awards & Recognition
Co-Chairs: Beth Corso & Lisa Drzewiecki
Conference & Education
Chair: Andrea Griffin
JSS Golf Outing
Chair: Jorie Meyer
Nominations & Elections
Chair: Jorie Meyer

ADDITIONAL COMMITTEES

Adapted Sports Committee
Chairs: Katey Ahern
Adult Day Program Committee
Chair: Maggie Goode
Cultural Arts Committee
Chair: Theresa Waite
Day Camp Committee
Chair: Rachel Pavesich
Inclusion Committee
Co- Chairs: Victoria Gonzalez & Manny Aguilar
Inter-Agency Sports Committee 
Co-Chairs: Justin Banks & Kacie Jankowski
Legislative Awareness Committee
Co-Chairs: Jill Mukushina & Keith Wallace
New Professionals Committee 
Co-Chairs: Alex Szymanski & Alexandra Walch
TR Summit Committee
Chair: Dawn Krawiec
Youth Programming Committee
Co-Chairs: Jordan Miller & Rebecca Ortmann

Membership Handbook