Board and Staff

The Governing Board of Directors

  • Bev Thomas, Chair
  • Chalen Daigle, Vice Chair
  • Geri Alten
  • Robert Cormier
  • Deputy Chief Tom Kotlowski
  • Maureen McIntyre
  • Jessica Rizza
  • Chief Keith VonAllmen


Misty      Misty Marinier– Executive Director- Misty joined the staff of the McHenry County CAC in January 2016 after retiring from the Algonquin Police Department. Misty had been a valued member of the CAC multidisciplinary team for many years prior. In addition to being the Executive Director Misty is a trained forensic interviewer.

 front    Apple- Apple joined the staff in 2018 as our Court House Facility dog! For more information on Apple please see our Court House Facility Dog page!

Child Advocacy Advisory Board

The Child Advocacy Advisory Board’s (CAAB) primary function is to develop and review the protocol for the response to child abuse in McHenry County.  The CAAB is comprised of representatives from the Child Advocacy Center of McHenry County, the States Attorney’s Office, law enforcement agencies, Department of Children & Family Services, Northwestern Medicine, the McHenry County Mental Health Board, Youth Service Bureau, McHenry County Crisis Line, and McHenry County Court Services.