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Emily Painter

Emily and her husband, Gregg, met in high school, married in college, and finished their degrees at the University of Illinois in Chicago. They discovered Galena in 1971, and moved there the very next year. She was an active participant in the acquisition and...

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Laurie Mattas

An active member of JDCF since its inception, Laurie has focused on conservation education and outreach. She helped launch Camp Casper, coordinated eagle-watching tours for ten years, has made numerous educational presentations, and has participated in many bird...

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Susan McDonald

Susan McDonald has been in marketing and sales for the last thirty years. In this capacity, she oversees a geographical sales area, manages sales reps and support staff, and is a part of a management team. With her background in sales and marketing, along with her...

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Marilyn Spiroff

Marilyn holds a Masters of Management degree from the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, and a Bachelor’s degree in Accountancy from Northern Illinois University. She is a certified public accountant. Marilyn and her husband, Harlan, who have been...

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Alan Wenzel

Alan grew up on a farm between Winslow and Lena, Illinois. He attended Northern Illinois University, graduating with a B.A. in Political Science, and Central Michigan University, earning an M.A. in Interpersonal and Public Communication. A retired Speech...

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