Executive Committee


  1. Provide general oversight and direction for the organization and board. 
  2. Supervise staff.
  3. Guide board recruiting and development.
  4. Review organization By-Laws and recommend updates as needed.
  5. Perform other functions as described in Article IX, Section 2 of the By-Laws.
  6. Develop the monthly board meeting agenda

Current Members:

Gary Swick, President and Committee Chair
Gary Mechanic, Executive Director
Doug Williamson, Vice President
Kyla Jacobsen, Treasurer
Cheryl Crates, Director

Meeting Schedule:

The Executive Committee meets on the Wednesday preceding  each board meeting 4 pm to 5:30 pm at Gary Swick’s house in Elgin.

Volunteers Needed:

This committee is composed of officers and experienced board members. It is not open to volunteers.

Committee Contact:

Gary Swick – email president@friendsofthefoxriver.org