Board Members

Meet the WACC CEO Board Members

  • Nik Jakobs
    Chair

    Organization:
    Jakobs Brothers Farms

    Title: Partner

  • Doug Gamm
    Vice Chair

    Organization:
    North American Sales, Oxbo International

    Title: Director

  • Julie Jacobs
    Treasurer

    Organization:
    Blackhawk Hills Regional Council

    Title: Office Manager

  • John Gvozdjak
    Past Chair

    Organization:
    Frantz Manufacturing

    Title: President

  • Deana Jones
    Board Member

    Organization:
    Wahl Clipper Corporation

    Title: Staffing and Training Manager

  • Debbi Kelly
    Board Member

    Organization:
    Newman Catholic High School

    Title: Counselor

  • Gary Sandrock
    Board Member

    Organization:
    Sandrock Farms

    Title: Owner

  • Jamie Leech
    Board Member

    Organization:
    Rock Falls High School

    Title: Counselor

  • Jim Prombo
    Board Member

    Organization:
    Morrison Institute of Technology

    Title: Career Placement Coordinator

  • Jim Keenan
    Board Member

    Organization:
    COUNTRY Financial

    Title: Agent

  • Margo Empen
    Board Member

    Organization:
    Dixon Public School District 170

    Title: Superintendent

  • Sandi Baylor-Schmidt
    Board Member

    Organization:
    Sterling CGH Medical Center

    Title: Director of HR

  • Jerry Binder
    Advisory Member

    Organization:
    Whiteside Area Career Center

    Title: Director