Meet the Board

 

Donald Drzal
Board President
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Policy Committee Chair
Community Relations & Student Outreach, Legislation Committees
Current Term Expires:  Spring 2017

A life-long resident of the Chicago area, Don received a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago and an MBA from the Lake Forest Graduate School of Management. As a Professional Services Director for Prinova, a Toronto-based company, Don helps companies implement large-scale print processes that allow businesses to communicate with their clients.

Mr. Drzal and his wife are active members of the Lake in the Hills community where they have resided for more than 15 years. They have three children, their oldest just having graduated from Huntley High School in the Spring of 2011.

Don is a certified Electronic Document Professional and a member of Xplor International.  He is also a member of the Lake in the Hills Summer Sunset Fest Committee and a Little League Coach in Lake in the Hills. Don was elected to the District 158 Board of Education in 2009. In the Spring of 2011, he was elected to the position of Board Vice President and in December 2012 assumed the position as Board President. He was then elected as President in May 2013.

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Paul Troy
Board Vice President
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Buildings & Grounds Committee Chair
Human Resources, Policy Committees
Current Term Expires:  Spring 2017

A Lake in the Hills resident since 1998, Paul and his wife, Jennifer, have two daughters in District 158.  He is currently serving his third year on the Consolidated School District 158 Board of Education where he is chair of the Buildings and Grounds Committee and a member of the Human Resources and Policy Committees.

Paul is a graduate of University of Illinois at Chicago with a BS degree in Engineering Physics, and graduate of DeVry University’s Keller Graduate School of Management with an MBA degree. He currently works as a Network Engineer for Nokia Siemens Networks.

Mr. Troy was a member of the District 158 Financial Advisory Committee and coached tee-ball for the Huntley Park District. Currently, he is a member of the Chesak/Martin PTA Campus Beautification Committee, Secretary for the Zeta Psi Fraternity Elder Association of Greater Chicago, and a McHenry County Deputy Registrar. An interesting fact about Paul is that he speaks Ukrainian fluently. For recreation, he enjoys hockey, golfing, cooking and travel. 

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Kimberly Skaja
Board Secretary
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Community Relations & Student Outreach Committee Chair
Curriculum & Instruction, Policy Committees
Current Term Expires:  Spring 2017

Kim and her husband, Mark, moved to District 158 in November 1991. Their three children, Melissa, Joshua, and Emily are all graduates of Huntley High School. Elected to the Board of Education in November 1995, Kim is the longest serving member of the Board of Education.

Mrs. Skaja has always been very active in the community.  She is a founding member and past president of the Huntley High School Fine Arts Boosters, a past member of the Athletic Boosters and the Prom Committee. Kim is also a former member of the Huntley Chamber of Commerce. She has chaired and remains active in various fundraising events that benefit the students of District 158.

Kim currently works as an Independent Representative of Essential Bodywear and is a sales representative for Strode’s Funiture in Huntley. When not working or attending a BOE meeting, she enjoys reading, physical fitness, hiking and biking.

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Michael J. Fleck
Board Member
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Legislation Committee Chair
Buildings & Grounds, Finance Committees
Appointment Expires:  Spring 2017

Michael Fleck has lived and worked in Huntley since 1995, when he and his wife, Karen, married and soon thereafter opened his law practice. Karen’s older children began attending school in District 158 in 1993, graduating from HHS in 1999 and 2003. The couple’s children currently attend Huntley High School.

Mr. Fleck graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a B.S. in Chemistry and was an environmental research chemist and consultant prior to obtaining his J.D. (High Honors) from Chicago-Kent College of Law. He is currently the managing partner of Fleck & Meyers, P.A. in Huntley.

Michael served on the Huntley Area Library District (Past President) and the McHenry County Bar Association (Past President). He is actively involved in the Huntley Area Chamber of Commerce. An interesting fact about Mr. Fleck is that he was issued a patent for an advanced carbon monoxide filter and is currently working on another in advanced water treatment. In his spare time, he enjoys golf, motorcycling, and fishing, as well as spending time with his family.

Recently appointed to the Board of Education in January 2013, Michael also serves as the Legislation Committee Chair and is a member of the Buildings & Grounds and Finance Committees.

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William Geheren
Board Member
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Curriculum & Instruction Committee Chair
Community Relations & Student Outreach, Human Resources Committees
Current Term Expires: Spring 2015

William and his wife Mia, have lived in Huntley since 1999. They have four boys, three of whom are in District 158. Their eldest son Michael is a freshman at the University of South Dakota, Tommy is in fourth grade at Martin Elementary, Charlie is in school at SEDOM and Danny is in first grade at Chesak Elementary School.

Mr. Geheren holds a BA degree in Marketing, Management and Accounting from Saint Mary’s University in Winona, Minnesota. He was a former middle school and high school teacher and has over 20 years of sales and marketing experience. Currently, he is the Director of Sales for Heritage Woods in Huntley, an assisted living community.

During his limited free time, William enjoys golf, listening to music (pre-1990) and watching football, hockey and baseball (specifically Minnesota teams). He is also the producer and co-host of “2 Dudes and a Dog” on Huntley Community Radio.

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Kevin Gentry
Board Member
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Human Resources Committee Chair
Curriculum & Instruction, Finance Committees
Current Term Expires:  Spring 2015

Kevin and his wife, Michele, reside in Huntley where they are raising their daughter Alison, who is a junior at Huntley High School. They have lived in Huntley for 12 years and in McHenry County for a total of 15 years.

Mr. Gentry holds a BA degree in Accounting from Michigan State University and an MBA in Finance from Western Michigan University. Kevin has over 20 years’ experience in the Financial Services industry and is currently employed by Citigroup within the Finance Department of the Retail Services division. He is a member of AICPA (American Institute of CPAs).

Kevin has been a member of the Board of Education for 7 years and has held the positions of President, Vice President, Finance Committee Chair, Building Committee Chair, and Financial Advisory Chair.

During his free time, Kevin enjoys spending time with family, biking, and distance running.

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Anthony (Tony) Quagliano
Board Member
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Finance Committee Chair
Buildings & Grounds, Legislation Committees
Current Term Expires:  Spring 2015

Mr. Quagliano and his wife, Carol, have lived in the District 158 community for 15 years where they are raising their three sons, Joe, a recent HHS graduate, Jason who is currently attending Huntley High School, and Kyle who is currently a middle school student.

Tony received a BS degree in Accountancy from University of Illinois (Champaign-Urbana) and is employed at Eric J. Fernandez & Co. CPA’s and Business Consultants in West Dundee and McHenry where he has worked for 21 years. He has been a Certified Public Accountant for 27 years.

During his free time, Tony enjoys planning family vacations, cooking, golf, and hiking. His interests include laws and legislation concerning education finance and property taxes. He was a founding member of the D158 Citizen Financial Advisory Committee and has been a Lake in the Hills youth baseball manager for the past 5 years.