Leadership

Illinois VOAD leadership is comprised of Members from across the State. For information on how to get in contact with our team, please visit our Contact Us page, or click on the team member that you wish to contact.

Butch Porter
Default Image Team
Chair

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Bev Laechelt
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Vice Chair

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James Zinn
Secretary/Treasurer

James Zinn is the director of commercial partnerships for Relativity. Previously, he was a managing director and chief technology officer for Huron Legal and performed fraud investigations and computer forensic examinations for Andersen.

James has held various ecclesiastical leadership roles with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the western suburbs of Chicago. He is currently serving as an Area Welfare and Self-Reliance Specialist with Latter-day Saint Charities. In this capacity, James is an emergency response subject matter consultant to the local leaders of 121 congregations with 57,000 members throughout Illinois.

James’ disaster response experience began in 1994 as a volunteer with the Central Utah Chapter of the American Red Cross and a member of the Community Emergency Response Team at Brigham Young University.

Charlotte Hazel
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Board Member

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