Meet our newest Board members!
Celebrating our incoming and outgoing Trustees
Welcome to our new Trustees!
We are excited to welcome our new Trustees who will help further our mission with their time and expertise.
Scott Frauenheim is the Chief Executive Officer of Distinctive Schools, a non-profit for educational management and consulting, serving K-12 schools and communities across Chicagoland. Frauenheim brings experience as a teacher, Dean of Students, Principal, and Special Education Director to his role. He is a new resident to Naperville and parent to a future 203 student. Frauenheim holds an MA in Educational Leadership from National Louis University and the University of Phoenix and is a graduate of Johnson & Wales University with a degree in Sports & Event Management. “My education experience has focused on innovation, equity, culture and achievement and I believe I can help give back, share, fundraise and support NEF,” Frauenheim said.
Amanda Kunzer is Director of Operations at Susan Myket Ph.D. & Associates, a child, teen and family psychology practice. Kunzer attended Naperville 203 schools and is a parent to a 203 graduate. She is highly involved in the community, with experience in the Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce, including acting as a past chair of the Women in Business Board. She is currently on the board of KidsMatter as well as Chamber 630. Kunzer holds a degree from Northern Illinois University in Child and Family Studies, is a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor, and a Certified Anger Management Specialist, Level 2. “I am so fortunate to have grown up in this district and raise my child here,” Kunzer said. “I have a passion to keep this district thriving and helping as many students and families as we can.”
Jesse McHugh is Director of Revenue Management at Kimberly Clark and a Realtor with Coldwell Banker Realty. McHugh was raised in Naperville 203 and is a parent to current and future 203 students. McHugh holds a degree in Chemistry and an MBA from Miami University and is involved locally in the East Central Home Owners Association. “I have a passion for helping others and the community. Growing up in 203, I’ve had the privilege to see all the good NEF does for students and families in the community and it’s important to me to give back while my children have the opportunity to learn and grow,” McHugh said.
Byanka McShane is a Senior Manager at DHJJ, Ltd, an accounting firm serving the Chicagoland area. McShane previously assisted with monthly accounting for NEF. She holds a Leadership Master of Accounting Science and Bachelor of Arts in Accounting from Northern Illinois University. “It brings me joy to see how much NEF does for the Naperville community,” McShane said. “I am excited to be part of an organization that helps students achieve success by removing educational barriers. There is nothing that makes me happier than to be able to provide assistance and resources to students.”
We would also like to welcome to Donna Wandke, our newest Board of Education representative (non-voting). Donna is joining Amanda McMillen, our current Board of Education representative, who will be a voting member of the Board this year.
Welcome to our newly elected Board officers!
Thank you to outgoing Board Chair Kim Henderson. Kim's guidance, enthusiasm and energy have been invaluable to the foundation. Kim will continue on the Board of Trustees as Immediate Past President.
Heartfelt thanks to our outgoing Trustees. Their contributions and dedication have had a far-reaching impact on the students of Naperville 203.
Bryan Barger served as a leader in Resource Development and was instrumental in the Student Ambassador program.
Michael Dunn served on the Finance Committee and offered ideas and insights throughout his term.
Lance Jansen served as Board Vice Chair and a leader Resource Development, led volunteer groups in assisting at community events, and was a master at running the TEAM NEF parking lot!
Neveen Michael served as Grants Chair and was instrumental in streamlining grant approval processes and celebrating grant winners. Her creative ideas helped drive NEF forward.
Kitty Ryan's service to NEF extends far beyond her six-year term as a Board Member through her involvement over many years as teacher, principal and administrator. Kitty’s insights will continue in her role as Board Advisor. Kitty served as Board Chair and Governance Chair during her time, and offered invaluable insights, advice and direction to the Board and NEF.
Joe Kozminski, outgoing Trustee representing the Board of Education, used his knowledge of and passion for STEM as an Annual Grant review committee member.
Thank you for your dedication and service
to the students of Naperville 203.
Great perks! $7 race registration discount, race day shirt, race day headquarters at Naperville Central, steps from the starting line, with clean restrooms, food, snacks, gear check and parking!
NEW DISTANCE! The race includes a 10k distance option! Join us for the Healthy Driven Naperville Half Marathon, 10k or 5k! Walkers and runners, new or experienced, are ALL welcome!
Support your favorite school! Each TEAM NEF member commits to raising at least $203 with half of the funds going to the Naperville 203 school of their choice, and the other half to district-wide programs funded by NEF. All funds raised can also go to NEF.
Join with a family member! $203 fundraising commitment for an individual and a $30 fundraising commitment for each additional family member who joins the team! (Family members do not all need to participate in support of the same school.)
Sponsorships available starting at $500.
Thank you to our longtime Presenting Sponsor of TEAM NEF
for your continued support!
The Naperville Education Foundation is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) Illinois corporation.
All gifts are tax deductible based on federal IRS regulations. Please consult your tax advisor for details. EIN: 36-3844402
Our Contact Information