Meet the Tiny Treasures Board of Directors

Karleen Holm
Chairperson

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Karleen came to the board shortly after joining the Wildwood Presbyterian Church family in 2016 as the wife of our head pastor, Erik. She works for DCSD 64 (Grayslake) as a school psychologist in the early childhood education program.  Karleen has worked in early childhood for 23 years, conducting assessments and supporting preschool classrooms.  She also serves as a mentor mom at MOPS (Mothers Of Preschoolers) held on Wednesdays at WPC and has three daughters.

Ameila Hunter

Secretary

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Amelia joined our board in 2019.  She recently moved to the area with her husband Blake and their three boys. Her oldest son, Caleb (7), attended TTP previously.  Daxton (5) & Rhys (4) currently attend in the Tiny Treasures and Teeny Treasures classrooms.  Amelia has a B.S in Economics and served 8 years in the U.S. Army as a reconnaissance and attack helicopter pilot as well as a Troop Commander. Amelia believes the teachers-student relationship and faith-centered learning is the heart of a successful program & looks forward to another exciting year of student impact.

Pat Abraham
TTP Director

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Our Tiny Treasures Preschool Director serves as a non-voting member of our board and presents monthly reports to us about all things preschool. As a Board, we are excited to continue working closely with Pat for the new school year in her third year as director. We appreciate being able to make the most of all the knowledge and passion she brings to the table with her extensive and impressive early childhood education experience. You can read more about Pat's background, experience and family here.

Beth Dancy

Treasurer

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Beth was on the original board that formed the preschool in 1996.  She then held several positions on the board and served us faithfully until 2007. We were very thankful when Beth rejoined the board in 2017 and has helped us greatly by bringing her knowledge of our past to the table as well. She is mother to two grown daughters who both attended the preschool. She has passion for children and volunteering with multiple organizations in the community.  Beth is currently the President of a local family owned manufacturing company.

Krista DeBrine

Parent Rep/Officer

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Krista DeBrine joined the board the end of 2019 as the Parent Executive Officer. She hopes to be a welcoming liaison to prospective and current parents. She is a mom to two beautiful girls, Kylie (6) who attended Tiny Treasures, and Kora (3) who hopes to attend this fall.  Krista and her husband, Kyle, recently welcomed a new addition to their home.   Kayden was born in February of 2022. Krista serves on the leadership team of MOPs at Wildwood Presbyterian Church as coordinator, and she hopes to grow her faith and community. She is a full time mom, navy wife and real estate broker. 

Krista DeBrine

Parent Rep/Officer

BethWoodworth
Parent Rep/Officer

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Elizabeth Woodworth joined the board in 2022.  Beth is the mother of two wonderful boys Sebastian (9) and Zachary (4).  Zachary has attended Tiny Treasures Preschool for one and a half years.  He has blossomed in that time in both social and academic skills.  Prior to becoming a full time mother, Beth worked as an academic professional in the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at the University of Illinois evaluating remote sensing systems.  Beth hopes to impart the same success and happiness that Zachary has found in the program to other students.  She additionally hopes to create an environment which welcomes and supports all members of the students’ families. 

Are you interested in joining our board as either a WPC member or parent volunteer? See open positions below. Please let contact our Board Chairperson, Karleen Holm, via email at: kardekleineholm@gmail.com

Both TTP parents and WPC members can hold the following positions:
Secretary, Publicity, Fundraising and Property & Equipment.

Our parent-only position is Parent Involvement & Communication.

WPC-member-only positions: Chairperson, Vice-Chairperson, Treasurer.

Open Position

Fundraising

This could be you!

Interested in joining our board as either a WPC member or parent volunteer?

Please let our Director, Pat, know or contact our Board Chairperson, Karleen Holm, via email at:

kardekleineholm@gmail.com

Open Position

Property/Equipment

This could be you!

Interested in joining our board as either a WPC member or parent volunteer?

Please let our Director, Pat, know or contact our Board Chairperson, Karleen Holm, via email at:

kardekleineholm@gmail.com