Rockford Promise Executive Summary

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Mission    

Enhance economic vitality in the Rockford, IL region by removing financial barriers to Rockford Public School graduates for attaining post-secondary education/training.

Objectives    

Educational

  • To increase the number of students who graduate from Rockford Public Schools with interest in pursuing post-secondary education/training

  • To increase the number of students who complete a post-secondary education program and are gainfully employed in the Rockford region

Community

  • To revitalize the community by attracting potential employers who want a more educated workforce and provide higher paying jobs, reducing poverty and crime

  • To promote regional economic development, housing starts, increased real- estate values.

  • To improve cultural opportunities and increase the value of education with all citizens.

Corporate Status    

Incorporated January 2007 in state of Illinois
IRS approved 501(c)(3) charitable organization status

Office/Address    

1643 N Alpine Rd
Ste. 104  #102

Rockford, IL 61107

Directors/Officers    

Elaine Breck, President
Matthew Vosberg, Vice President
Brian Kobischka, Treasurer
Mary Rudzinski, Secretary
Alex Agnew
Lori Berkes-Nelson
Evan Bonnett

Matthew Johnson
Keith Kruchten
David McKinney
Maurice Redd
Howard Spearman
Matthew Vosberg
Karen Walker
Tiffani Weatherly

Emeritus

Jack Packard

Honorary

Wayne Jones

Community Partners

Suzanne Berger
Kenneth Board
Pam Clark-Reidenbach
Eric Fulcomer
Ehren Jarrett
Michael Mastroianni
Linda Sandquist
Paul Logli

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