CARA

Staff / Leadership

CARA operates with a staff of full and part-time persons, along with a member-led Board of Directors, program site coordinators and 100's of volunteer leaders. 

Please, direct general inquiries to info@cararuns.org. To speak to a CARA staff member, please call 312-666-9836 and make a selection from the menu. CARA is located at the following address:

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Chicago Area Runners Association
1100 W. Cermak Rd. #231
Chicago, IL 60608
 
 

Staff

Greg Hipp (e-mail)
Executive Director
Tim Bradley (e-mail)
Director, Training Programs (Coach)
Declan Murray (e-mail)
Director, Partnerships
Jillian Andrada (e-mail)
Sr. Program Manager
Jim Akita (e-mail)
Program Manager
Tori Capozziello (e-mail)
Program Manager / Communications & Marketing
Ainslie Horras (e-mail)
Operations Coordinator

 

Other Support Personel

Greg Itahara
Graphic Design
Janice Brinke
Bookkeeper

 

Board of Directors

If you need to make contact with a board member please e-mail greg@cararuns.org.

Chris Hennessy
President / Executive Committee
Kerl LaJeune
Vice-President / Executive Committee
Matt DeBruin
Treasurer / Executive Committee
Gina Magsombol
Secretary / Executive Committee
Jill Ciminillo
Board Member, Executive Committee
Tom Klimmeck
Board Member, Executive Committee
Michael Butts
Board Member
Wendy Davis
Board Member
Darren DeMatoff
Board Member
Erika Edmonson
Board Member
Dr. Phillip Skiba
Board Member
Jeff Zidell
Board Member

 

Coaching Staff

If you need to make contact with a coach please e-mail training@cararuns.org

Tim Bradley
Director of Training & Coach
Bill Leach
Coach
Ashley Lucas
Coach
Ainslie Horras
Coach

 

Training Program Site Coordinators

If you need to make contact with a site coordinator please e-mail training@cararuns.org

Betsy Balgooyen-Keller
Lakeshore East / Downtown Training
Tim Bradley
Boston Performance Training
Brian Cloutier
Lincoln Park Training
Jacob Gaddie Montrose Training
Michelle Gallagher Schaumburg Training
Darren DeMatoff
Montrose Training
Keith Kijek
Niles Training
Jim Laubsted
Wheaton Training
Beth Levy
Niles Training
Jim Murphy
Darien Training
Sean Murphy
Lincoln Park Training
Tera O'Malley Morton Arboretum Training
David Rovani
Montrose Training
Christine Stearns-Muender
Libertyville Training
Joe Werner
Oak Forest Training
Lori Wright Morton Arboretum Training

 

'Go Run Program Leadership

If you need to make contact with a site coordinator please e-mail jim@cararuns.org

Chris Carson
Coordinator
George Meija
Coordinator
Evelyn Cato
Coordinator
Charles Lee
Coordinator
Jorge Arellano
Coordinator

 

Race Committee

If you need to make contact with the race committee please e-mail jim@cararuns.org

Erika Edmonson
Chair
Nick Bensen
Committee Member
Lance Caldwell
Committee Member
Scott Mangum
Committee Member
Lionel Montenegro
Committee Member
Doug Pearson
Committee Member, Club Scoring
Brian Sweney Committee Member
Steffen Uhrich Committee Member
Jeff West
Individual Scorer