CROYA Adult Board

The CROYA Adult Board includes residents from Lake Forest and Lake Bluff, school personnel, and three of the High School Executive Committee Members. The Adult Board functions as a resource to the CROYA staff and youth, providing guidance and support when needed to ensure continued success with youth-initiated programs. Board Members are appointed by the City of Lake Forest Mayor and the Lake Bluff Village President.


  • LF Ward 1 - Susie Kullby, Chair
  • LFHS Representative - John Maher
  • LF Ward 2 - Jennifer Durburg
  • LF Ward 3 - Jennifer Riley
  • LF Ward 4 - Megan Engelberg
  • LB Representative - Carolyn Bielski
  • LF Ward 1 - Jennifer Karras
  • Youth Chair - Spencer Silvernail
  • Youth CSL Chair - Beau Waligora
  • Youth Foundation Liaison - Ben Roemer

CROYA Foundation Board

The CROYA Foundation (a 501c3) was formed in 2004 with the original goal of raising private dollars for the construction of the Student Union (completed September 2007). Today, the CROYA Foundation raises additional funds to support ongoing CROYA programs, and to add programs to serve the needs of an ever-growing population of local teens.



  • President - Alana Hender
  • Treasurer - Susan Beshilas
  • CROYA Board Liaison - Susie Kullby
  • Honorary Chairs - Ray Guerin, Gene Hotchkiss, Margot Martino, Carla Seidel, Craig Pierson, Louis Pickus
  • Youth Liaison - Ben Roemer

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