The Freeport Community Foundation is governed by volunteer leadership: people who have extensive knowledge of the Freeport area, its organizations and institutions.
In its role as grant maker, the Foundation Board is forward-thinking, focused on the emerging issues and concerns of the Freeport area, and seeks to make a difference in the life of our community.
Casualty Claims Evaluator at MetLife; Member of Women’s Business Network-Lean In Circle; Grants Committee Member-Freeport Community Foundation; Prior Vice President of the Board for local American Red Cross chapter; Graduate of Highland Leadership Institute; Graduate of Western Illinois University -Bachelors Degree in Psychology; Graduate of Highland Community College-Associates Degree; Resides in Freeport IL with husband Luke and 3 daughters.
Retired Assistant District Superintendent at Freeport SD 145; Consultant for Catapult Learning; Board Member of Freeport Rotary; Board of Directors, Forreston State Bank.
Owner, Hauser Law LLC; Member of the Illinois State Bar Association, Iowa State Bar Association, Nebraska State Bar Association, and the American Bar Association.
Chief Nursing Officer, Vice President of Patient Services FHN; FHN Hospital Board of Directors; American Nurses Association (national and local chapters); American College of Healthcare Executives; Illinois Organization of Nurse Leaders; American Organization of Nurse Executives; and United Way.
Employee of FSD #145; Graduate of the University of Iowa (Teacher Certification K-6) and the University of Hawaii (BBA—International Business); Past board member of the Freeport Art Museum; Previous co-chair of Pretzels on Parade in 2010 and 2012 in conjunction with the Freeport Downtown Development Foundation.
Associate of Planning & Design at Winter Design; Steering Committee Member of the Collaborate Freeport Initiative; Board member of Freeport Community Public School Fund; Participant in the 2016-17 Highland Leadership Institute; Grant Reviewer for Freeport Community Foundation; Graduate of University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where she received a Masters of Architecture and Master of Urban & Regional Planning.
Member: American Dental Association
Member: Illinois State Dental Association
Member: U.S. Grant Dental Society
Financial Advisor at Savant Capital Management;
Graduate of Northern Illinois University; Finance Committee Member, Freeport Community Foundation; Board Member, United Way of Northwest Illinois.