Our Board Members

Meet Our Board of Directors

“We’re governed by a volunteer Board of Directors who reside in the same communities that they serve. We’re so grateful for their expertise. I just can’t say enough about their amazing commitment to this agency.”

- Robert Kalnicky, Executive Director

Carol S. Penning

Board President

Background: Village of Bolingbrook

Years on Board: 18 Years

Why I’m Here: “CSC is all about supporting, healing, rebuilding and flourishing to address the needs of our entire community. Through our funding sources, we’re able to provide accessible (and affordable) housing and clinical counseling.”

Carol S. Penning

Board President

Peggy J. Danhof

Board Vice-President

Background: Valley View School District (retired)

Years on Board: 13 Years

Why I’m Here: “Having worked in the public realm for many years, I know just how significant CSC’s programs are to the community. I enjoy being part of this agency’s mission to ensure that these critical services are available to all.”

Peggy J. Danhof

Board Vice-President

Kirk Openchowski

Board Secretary

Background: Village of Romeoville

Years on Board: 13 Years

Why I’m Here: “CSC profoundly changes people’s lives for the better. Their affordable services can be overlooked by an underserved population in our community. I’m here to help change that.”

Kirk Openchowski

Board Secretary

Prudence Pukula

Board Treasurer

Background: Valley View School District (retired)

Years on Board: 27 Years

Why I’m Here: I’ve witnessed countless give-backs to the community by this agency and am proud to be involved with them. It’s rewarding to see the growth as we get ready to celebrate the agency’s 40th anniversary!

Prudence Pukula

Board Treasurer

Brian Cedergren

Board Member

Background: Abri Credit Union

Years on Board: 3 Years

Why I’m Here: It’s important to “give back” to the communities who give to us. It’s our duty to help those [who need a hand] in making their own lives better.

Brian Cedergren

Board Member

Jen Coyne

Board Member

Background: First Midwest Bank

Years on Board: 1 Year

Why I’m Here: I’m passionate about giving back to the community and helping others achieve their dreams. CSC allows me to serve others in this capacity - through program education and Financial Literacy workshops.

Jen Coyne

Board Member

Dr. Bernice Holloway

Board Member

Background: Village of Romeoville

Years on Board: 7 Years

Why I’m Here: "I’m passionate about representing the Citizens of Romeoville and the Romeoville Village Board. As a result, I know first-hand about CSC’s community-minded programs and services in the areas of housing and clinical counseling and am just thrilled to be involved.”

Dr. Bernice Holloway

Board Member

Bill Kohl

Board Member

Background: Will County Executive Office

Years on Board: 10 Years

Why I’m Here: “I’ve witnessed this agency lighten the strain that problems place on people.”

Bill Kohl

Board Member

Anastasia Tuskey

Board Member

Background: Will County Executive Office

Years on Board: 1 Year

Why I’m Here: “As a former reporter, I was well aware of the important programs offered by CSC. As a person who feels continually blessed, my goal is to bless others. Everybody wants a home of their own and CSC does a remarkable job at giving properties a breadth of new life before finding the right perfect families to inhabit them.”

Anastasia Tuskey

Board Member

Rosaleen Weber

Board Member

Background: DuPage Medical Group

Years on Board: 28 Years

Why I’m Here: “My experience and tenure on this board has positively impacted this organization’s growth and success. This agency provides important services to our community that I’m passionate about.”

Rosaleen Weber

Board Member

Robert Kalnicky

Executive Director: 11 Years

Background: Non-Profit & Business Management

Why I’m Here: “I’m committed to serving local people who’ve fallen on hard times. I’m proud to lead an organization who provides services and programs that improve their lives and restore hope to their situations.”

Robert Kalnicky

Executive Director

Are you passionate about seeing others build a bridge to a better tomorrow? If so, consider being part of our Board. We’re always looking for community-minded individuals who’d enjoy the challenge of leading a stellar counseling agency into areas of new growth. If you’re gifted in developing business best-practices or with fundraising activities, that’s even better! Contact us for more information.