Speaker Date Topic
Mary Carmody, Executive Director Feb 08, 2023
Midwest Veterans Closet
Midwest Veterans Closet

Midwest Veterans Closet is a super spreader of food, goods, and dignity for our military heroes. Many of whom are experiencing or are at risk of homelessness.  They also provide for active-duty service members, many of who are newly stationed at Great Lakes, the only Naval Recruit Training Center in the country.  Mary will provide an update on the organization and progress on a new facility in North Chicago.

Host:  Cliff Kiehl

Host: Tim Larkowski Feb 15, 2023
TBA
Dr. Matthew Montgomery - Superintendent of Schools Feb 22, 2023
Lake Forest High School Referendum
Lake Forest High School Referendum

Dr. Montgomery, the Superintendent of Lake Forest Schools, will provide and update on the $105.7M referendum that the Lake Forest Community High School District 115, is pursuing on the April 4, 2023 Lake County election ballot.

The Superintendent’s office is responsible for overseeing the efficient operation of Lake Forest Community High School District 115 and Lake Forest Elementary School District 67. The Superintendent is the Districts' chief executive officer, reporting directly to the Boards of Education, and is responsible for the administration and management of the Districts' schools, educational programs, fiscal matters, and all matters related to personnel in accordance with Board of Education policies, directives, and state and federal law.

Dr. Montgomery began his career at Waterloo Local School District in Atwater, Ohio as a science teacher, and later, as principal of Waterloo Middle School and Waterloo High School. After working in the school buildings, he became the Superintendent of Waterloo Local School District in July 2013 and focused heavily on enhancing STEM curriculum. The position of Superintendent of Waterloo Local School District led Dr. Montgomery to Revere Local School District in Bath, OH where he served as Superintendent beginning in July 2015. There, he successfully led the development of a five-year strategic plan, created the “Vision of a Minuteman” in partnership with the community, and increased the District’s state ranking on the Ohio School Report Card Performance Index. 

Dr. Montgomery is a lifelong learner and educational leader. He serves as the Co-Chair of the The School Superintendents Association (AASA) STEM Leadership Consortia and as a Steering Committee member of the National Superintendents Roundtable. He also serves on the Superintendent Advisory Board of JASON Learning. In addition, Dr. Montgomery is an instructor in the Department of Leadership and Administration at the American College of Education, facilitating professional coursework for graduate students. 

Dr. Montgomery is also a passionate reader and author. You can learn more by following his blog, Basics of Leadership.

Dr. Montgomery lives in Lake Forest, with his wife, Blayna, and his four children, Elizabeth, Jacquelyn, Everett, and Avery. In his spare time, Dr. Montgomery enjoys running, exercising, listening to a wide range of music, reading, and spending time with family.

Host:  Jim Gregory

Marsha L. Oberrieder, President Mar 01, 2023
Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital Expansion Plans
Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital Expansion Plans

Host: Drew Irvin

Host: Rick Lesser Mar 08, 2023
TBA
Host: Art Lewis Mar 15, 2023
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Host: Kevin Looby Mar 22, 2023
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Host: John Looby Mar 29, 2023
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Jerry Kelly, Club President Apr 05, 2023
Club Assembly
Club Assembly
Host: Sunny Lu Apr 12, 2023
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Host: Steve Madden Apr 19, 2023
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Host: Jack Manierre Apr 26, 2023
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Host: John Johnson (JJ) May 03, 2023
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Host: Tom Marks May 10, 2023
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Host: Tony Michalski May 17, 2023
TBA
Dr. Matt Montgomery - Superintendent of Schools May 24, 2023
Lake Forest Schools Update
Lake Forest Schools Update

Dr. Montgomery, the Superintendent of Lake Forest Schools, will provide and update on the Lake Forest School Elementary and High School Districts.

The Superintendent’s office is responsible for overseeing the efficient operation of Lake Forest Community High School District 115 and Lake Forest Elementary School District 67. The Superintendent is the Districts' chief executive officer, reporting directly to the Boards of Education, and is responsible for the administration and management of the Districts' schools, educational programs, fiscal matters, and all matters related to personnel in accordance with Board of Education policies, directives, and state and federal law.

Dr. Montgomery began his career at Waterloo Local School District in Atwater, Ohio as a science teacher, and later, as principal of Waterloo Middle School and Waterloo High School. After working in the school buildings, he became the Superintendent of Waterloo Local School District in July 2013 and focused heavily on enhancing STEM curriculum. The position of Superintendent of Waterloo Local School District led Dr. Montgomery to Revere Local School District in Bath, OH where he served as Superintendent beginning in July 2015. There, he successfully led the development of a five-year strategic plan, created the “Vision of a Minuteman” in partnership with the community, and increased the District’s state ranking on the Ohio School Report Card Performance Index. 

Dr. Montgomery is a lifelong learner and educational leader. He serves as the Co-Chair of the The School Superintendents Association (AASA) STEM Leadership Consortia and as a Steering Committee member of the National Superintendents Roundtable. He also serves on the Superintendent Advisory Board of JASON Learning. In addition, Dr. Montgomery is an instructor in the Department of Leadership and Administration at the American College of Education, facilitating professional coursework for graduate students. 

Dr. Montgomery is also a passionate reader and author. You can learn more by following his blog, Basics of Leadership.

Dr. Montgomery lives in Lake Forest, with his wife, Blayna, and his four children, Elizabeth, Jacquelyn, Everett, and Avery. In his spare time, Dr. Montgomery enjoys running, exercising, listening to a wide range of music, reading, and spending time with family.

Host: Matt Montgomery

Host: Bob Kinnucan May 31, 2023
TBA
Host: TBA Jun 07, 2023
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Host: Mark Pickett Jun 14, 2023
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Host: Dave Schaefer Jun 21, 2023
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No Morning Meeting Jun 28, 2023
Changing of the Guard - Dinner and Officer Installation
Changing of the Guard - Dinner and Officer Installation