Board of Directors


Sarah Shantz - Chair

Bettina Urban - Co-Chair

Matt Densa - Director

Edward Faruzel - Director

Abduke Melka - Director

Jackie Prada - Director

Martha Stauch - Director

George White - Director

The Role of the Board of Directors

The Board approaches its task with a style that emphasizes outward vision rather than internal preoccupation, encouragement of diversity in viewpoints, strategic leadership more than administrative detail, clear distinction of board and staff roles, future rather than past or present, and proactivity rather than reactivity.  

The job contributions of the Board of Directors are as follows:

  • Providing the link between the organization and its "ownership"
  • Assuring effective performance of the Executive Director
  • Writing and reviewing governing policies which, at the broadest levels.

Interested in joining the ILCWR Board of Directors?

If you are interested in joining the Board of Directors, you may complete the Online Application Form at any time during the year for consideration. Each year, candidates are contacted for interviews in June or July.