Comings and Goings: At Voices, Polaris

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State Rep. Kathleen Ryg (D-Vernon Hills) has been named president of Voices for Illinois Children, replacing Jerry Stermer, who became Gov. Pat Quinn’s chief of staff earlier this year. Ryg, who has been a state legislator since 2003, will take over Sept. 1. Ryg also has experience in counseling and in the administration of community-based organizations. Gaylord Giesecke, who served as interim president, will return to her role as vice-president of Voices. … Polaris Charter Academy founder Tracy Kwock has recently left her position as director of operations and finance for the school; she will serve as director of partnerships for the Polaris Board of Directors. Kwock, a Golden Apple winner, has been replaced by Carol Clavadetscher, previously director of financial planning and analysis for the PepsiCo Corp.

State Rep. Kathleen Ryg (D-Vernon Hills) has been named president of Voices for Illinois Children, replacing Jerry Stermer, who became Gov. Pat Quinn’s chief of staff earlier this year. Ryg, who has been a state legislator since 2003, will take over Sept. 1. Ryg also has experience in counseling and in the administration of community-based organizations. Gaylord Giesecke, who served as interim president, will return to her role as vice-president of Voices. … Polaris Charter Academy founder Tracy Kwock has recently left her position as director of operations and finance for the school; she will serve as director of partnerships for the Polaris Board of Directors. Kwock, a Golden Apple winner, has been replaced by Carol Clavadetscher, previously director of financial planning and analysis for the PepsiCo Corp.