Board of Directors


President - Walt Sandine
Vice President - Mary Ellen Young
Treasurer - Jean-Pierre Henry
Secretary - Charlene McLaughlin
Lynn Bila
Mary French
Lois Kopis
Karen Laio
Cathy Mahoney
Cheryl Prescott (not pictured)

Charlie Stroub
Bruce Swanson
Bob Trojanowski

Friends of the Foundation

(a special category of membership, nominated by board members in recognition of significant support provided to the Foundation)

  • Sue Borowiak
  • Michael Cassa
  • Vivian Grella
  • Becky Rheintgen

Member Emeritus

  • John Haine
  • Jan Kopis

Throughout its history, the Foundation Board has been comprised of many community leaders including current and past Village Council members, Park District commissioners, teachers, and School Board members.  At least five board members were named "Citizen-of-the Year" by the Chamber of Commerce ... not to mention other involvement throughout the Village.

If you are interested in becoming a member of the Grove Foundation, contact a board member or send an email to the Foundation: