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Meet the United Way of Elgin team

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Lynne Bosley

Lynne Bosley was named President of the United Way of Elgin in October 2001. She has spent her entire career in the United Way system, serving as President of United Way of Southern Kentucky in Bowling Green for 11 years during which the organization grew from a small local fundraiser to a five-county regional operation raising over $2 million. She began her career as Campaign Director for United Way of the Ohio Valley. She currently serves on the United Way of Illinois board of directors and is a past chair of the Illinois Association of United Way Executives. In addition, she serves on the board of directors of the Alignment Collabortive for Education, Elgin Partnership for Early Learning and Making Kane County Fit for Kids.  

Contact Lynne for information regarding the board of directors, corporate, workplace, and individual giving.


Elissa Kojzarek
Director of Marketing

Elissa Kojzarek joined United Way of Elgin in 2008. Elissa graduated from Iowa State University in 2004 and received her Master of Public Administration degree from Northern Illinois University in 2009. Before pursuing her masters degree, she worked in finance for the USDA National Veterinary Services Laboratory in Ames, Iowa.

Contact Elissa for marketing and communications, special events, volunteer questions, information on United Way initiatives, or any other general information.