About Remedies

Remedies provides critical and often times lifesaving services to adults struggling with substance abuse and to victims of domestic violence and their children, and works to end the cycle of abuse and addiction through education and community involvement.

We are the only domestic violence shelter and advocacy agency in Winnebago and Boone counties. Each year Remedies serves over 1,500 victims of domestic violence, roughly 20% of which are children. Remedies substance abuse programs serve an additional 1,800 adults each year. We provide a safe, supportive environment and critical, client-centered services designed to promote the healing of individuals and families.

Remedies is a private, not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization governed by a voluntary board of directors.

About Remedies

Remedies provides critical and often times lifesaving services to adults struggling with substance abuse and to victims of domestic violence and their children, and works to end the cycle of abuse and addiction through education and community involvement.

We are the only domestic violence shelter and advocacy agency in Winnebago and Boone counties. Each year Remedies serves over 1,500 victims of domestic violence, roughly 20% of which are children. Remedies substance abuse programs serve an additional 1,800 adults each year. We provide a safe, supportive environment and critical, client-centered services designed to promote the healing of individuals and families.

Remedies is a private, not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization governed by a voluntary board of directors.

Board of Directors

Nancy Halverson
Chair
Crusader Community Health

Ron Butler
Vice Chair
Finance & Facilities
Rockford Park District (Retired)

Dr. Kristin Corcoran Tussing
Secretary
Fund Development
Corcoran Family Dentistry

Michael Spoden
Treasurer
Finance & Facilities Chair
RSM US, LLP

James Butitta
Finance & Facilities
Retired

Connie Chiarelli
Fund Development
Retired

George Davis
Fund Development
City of Rockford – Human Services

Audrey Ehmen
Nominating & Bylaws Chair
Midland State Bank

Kim Thielbar
Nominating & Bylaws Chair

Patrick Hoey
Fund Development
South Beloit Police Department

Terry Houghton
Fund Development
Woodward, Inc.

Paula Irwin
Finance & Facilities
Nominating & Bylaws
Retired

Stephanie Lombardi
Finance & Facilities
ARC Design Resources, Inc

Jimsi Kuborn
Fund Development
Rockford Area Economic Development Council

Kris Kullberg
Finance & Facilities
Northwest Community Center

Lisa Munch
Nominating & Bylaws
Hinshaw & Culbertson

Kim Thielbar
Nominating & Bylaws
Prairie State Legal Services

Kathy Vigna
Fund Development Chair
Hamilton Sunstrand (Retired)

Linda Zuba
Nominating & Bylaws
Partner, Zuba & Associates, P.C. Attorneys at Law

Cale Steines
Fund Development
UAW/Fiat Chrysler Automobiles

Board of Directors

Nancy Halverson
Chair
Crusader Community Health

Ron Butler
Vice Chair
Finance & Facilities
Rockford Park District (Retired)

Dr. Kristin Corcoran Tussing
Secretary
Fund Development
Corcoran Family Dentistry

Michael Spoden
Treasurer
Finance & Facilities Chair
RSM US, LLP

James Butitta
Finance & Facilities
Retired

Connie Chiarelli
Fund Development
Retired

George Davis
Fund Development
City of Rockford – Human Services

Audrey Ehmen
Nominating & Bylaws Chair
Midland State Bank

Kim Thielbar
Nominating & Bylaws Chair

Patrick Hoey
Fund Development
South Beloit Police Department

Terry Houghton
Fund Development
Woodward, Inc.

Paula Irwin
Finance & Facilities
Nominating & Bylaws
Retired

Stephanie Lombardi
Finance & Facilities
ARC Design Resources, Inc

Jimsi Kuborn
Fund Development
Rockford Area Economic Development Council

Kris Kullberg
Finance & Facilities
Northwest Community Center

Lisa Munch
Nominating & Bylaws
Hinshaw & Culbertson

Kim Thielbar
Nominating & Bylaws
Prairie State Legal Services

Kathy Vigna
Fund Development Chair
Hamilton Sunstrand (Retired)

Linda Zuba
Nominating & Bylaws
Partner, Zuba & Associates, P.C. Attorneys at Law

Cale Steines
Fund Development
UAW/Fiat Chrysler Automobiles