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Providing Resources
To Help Families Move
Toward Self-Sufficiency


About Us

Community Action Partnership of Lake County is able to help families in the Lake County, Illinois community thanks to committed executive staff and community members. Learn about our promise, values, and our dedication to helping local families.

Our Promise

Community Action changes people's lives, embodies the spirit of hope, improves communities and makes America a better place to live.

We care about the entire community, and we are dedicated to helping people help themselves and each other.

Our Vision

Community Action Partnership of Lake County strives to be:
• The leading provider of quality human services.
• A strategically managed and highly professional organization.
• Compassionate and responsive to those served.
• The leading advocate for children and families affected by poverty.
• The primary resource for information and perspectives on individuals and families with low incomes.




Community Action Partnership Board Of Directors - Officers

• William McNeely, President
• Debrah Lewis, Vice President

• Stephanie Smith, Secretary
• Anthony Ward, Treasurer

Community Action Partnership Board Of Directors - Members

• Lake County Sheriff
• Commissioner Mary Ross Cunningham
• Aki Jackson
• Mayor Leon Rockingham
• George Wells
• *Chief Jennifer Witherspoon

* Permanent Alternate with voting rights

Foundation Board of Directors

• Mary Lockhart White,
Chairperson,
CAFNI Board of Directors

• Dr. Chinni Chilamkurti, Ph.D.

• Tammy Moore,
Senior Division President,
Diamond Residential Mortgage

Foundation Advisory Council

Our advisory council is an important part of our organization. This council includes:

• Dr. Philip Anderson, Ph.D.
• Michael Darling
• Paul LaBonne
• Nell Rice
• Vance D. Wyatt
• Gwen Broughton
• Aki Jackson
• Stephen Love
• Wes Trombino

• Donna R. Dallas
• Sheila January-Fort
• Roneida Martin
• Mary Carnes Woods




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