Executive Team

Elaine Grande
Executive Director

Donald Arneberg

Mark McCabe


Thank you to our dedicated board of directors who have a passion to give back to the community.

Stephen Sutera J.D.
The Law Offices of Stephen Sutera, P.C.

Vice Chair:
Steve Pappageorge
Executive Director, Corporate, Community and Continuing Education, Moraine Valley Community College

Maureen Rafa
BS, RN, PMHBC, Elder Care Coordinator, MR Compassionate Care Coordination, LLC

Heather Jones
Downtown Park Forest Property Manager, Village of Park Forest


Sam Balark
Director, External Affairs, AT&T

Christine Brown
Community Relations Specialist Transitions of Care, ProMedica Senior Care

Alice Collins
M.S., Community Outreach Worker, Cook County Health

Jon Dawson
First Vice President, Wintrust Investments

Jeff Good
President, Northwestern Medicine Palos Hospital

JoAnn Gruca
RN, PhD., Associate Professor Emeritus of Nursing, Saint Xavier University

Meghan Moran
Assistant Department Head of Customer Services, Oak Lawn Public Library

Bernadette Orr
Retired, Former Executive Director, Palos Township

Lynn Reasonover
Retired, Former Senior Vice President/Client Executive, Northern Trust

Vicky Smith
Executive Director, Southwest Conference of Mayors

Mark W Smolenski
Sr. Mortgage Loan Officer, OneTrust Home Loans


“Pathlights helped my grandmother remain in her home so she could continue to function as an independent woman with dignity and self-respect. My family was grateful for the assistance, and we never forgot. Fast forward to the day I was invited to join the Pathlights' Board. I seized the opportunity to help others just as they assisted my grandmother. I am humbled to serve the organization.”

— Steven L. Pappageorge, Pathlights’ Board Member/Volunteer

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