Palatine Jaycees Name 2019 Officers

  • 2019 Robert Doty swears in the 2019 Board of the Directors for the Palatine Jaycees at their annual Banquet.Wendy Copelanbd

    2019 Robert Doty swears in the 2019 Board of the Directors for the Palatine Jaycees at their annual Banquet.Wendy Copelanbd

Sarah Harwerth-De Marco
Updated 1/22/2019 7:21 AM

The Palatine Jaycees turned over the reins of the organization to their new Board of Directors for the 2019 fiscal year January 12th at their Annual Awards and Installation Banquet at The Grove Country Club.

The new executive officers for the Chapter are Robert Doty, President; Valerie Kinney, Administrative Vice President; Lindsay Shubel Nagle, Chapter Management Vice President; Ryan Rivard, Community Development Vice President; Kim King, Individual Development Vice President; Peter Cho, Treasurer; Katie Rivard, Secretary; Donnie Nesci, State Director and Barbara Cima, Chairman of the Board.

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There are also five Local Directors, who act as the liaisons between the Board of Directors and the general membership. The Local Directors for 2019 are Alex Green, Hannah Meadow, Megan O'Brien, Meredith Cartwright, Jay Nagle.

"My team and I are excited by the continued growth of the chapter and the new projects that we will be launching in 2019," said Rob Doty, Palatine Jaycee President. "The Palatine Jaycees have always been involved in our community with projects like our Fourth of July celebration, Hometown Fest, our annual Easter Egg Hunt, and our annual Christmas tree sale. We have also started new community initiatives in the past few years, such as Fit Family Field Day and STEM fairs. All of the profits from our projects are donated back into the community in the form of donations, scholarships, grants and community events. With the new members that are joining and their contributions to the chapter, look for more Jaycee projects and donations in the Palatine area."

The Palatine Chapter of the Jaycees has more than 130 members and is one of the largest of the 50 chapters throughout Illinois. The Jaycees give individuals ages 21 to 40 the opportunities to develop personal and leadership skills while serving their communities. The Palatine Chapter has been recognized locally and internationally for their efforts.

The Palatine Jaycees hold their monthly general meeting on the third Thursday of the month at 7:30 pm at Durty Nellies in Palatine.

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