For more information about LEAD events and programs, contact the executive committee members listed below.

Executive Committee – Provides overall direction and is the management representative from each city.

Curriculum Planning Team – Interviews speakers, reads and chooses books for the book club, and provides direction for programming.


  • Wendy Bednarek, (Director of Human Resources) – See executive team contact information above.
  • Randy Deicke (Fire Chief );; 630-454-2111


St. Charles

  • Denice Brogan (Assistant Director of Human Resources); 630-377-4415
  • Guy Hoffrage (PD Training & Accreditation Coordinator); 630-762-6946
  • Jennifer McMahon (Director of Human Resources)- see executive team contact information above.
  • Jackie Uhler (City Records Manager); 630-377-4981