Name: Pem Hessing

Board Term: 2019-2021

Pem Hessing

Pem Hessing is a mom of two Lincoln lions. A professional marketer and culture shaper, you can find Pem around Oak Park shopping local, ransacking little libraries, and walking the best dog in the world. 


Name: Andrea Kovatch

Board Term: 2019-2020


Andrea Kovatch

Andrea Kovach still cannot believe she is the mother of two Lincoln Lions. She can usually be found reading policies for fun, daydreaming of coffee, or walking the most perfect dog around Oak Park.


Name: Dan Stark

Board Term: 2018-2020


Name: Chris Bremer

Board Term: 2019-2021

Chris Bremer

Chris Bremer is the lucky dad of two children - one Lion and one future Lion.  When he's not picking up toys or dog poop, he likes to see all the various activities that Oak Park and Chicagoland have to offer. Except during polar vortices.  He doesn't like the polar vortices nor the plural form of vortex.


Name: James Ratner

Board Term: 100 BC - 2020 AD

James Ratner, dad of 1st and 4th graders, is rounding-third on his treasurer responsibilities; looking forward to passing along the responsibilities to Yolanda Martinez and Jessica Sylvester.
Name: Jessica Sylvester
Board Term: 2019-2020
Jessica Sylvester
Jessica Sylvester, mom of one Lion and one Eagle, loves nature and can most often be found in her yard. She is a Death Doula who enjoys yoga, coffee, community and fun. 
Name: Yolanda Martinez
Board Term: 2019-2020
Yolanda Martinez 
Yolanda currently works at LSC Communications as an IT Manager. Prior to that, she worked as a Software Engineer at Frasca Flight Simulation in Champaign-Urbana. Yolanda and her husband Fernando have 2 children - Elliana (4th grade Lion) and Evan (3yrs).  In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling, and organizing events for their church.