Our Staff

Rebecca S. – Caseworker

June 1, 2021

Rebecca received her undergraduate degree in Social Work with a minor in Psychology from Aurora University. She also completed her Master’s degree in Social Work from Aurora University. Rebecca joined…

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Laura Q. – Confidential Intermediary/Caseworker

May 17, 2021

Laura has been with MAC since 2016 and began at MAC as a caseworker in the DCFS Program. She then added the role of Confidential Intermediary in the Confidential Intermediary…

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Jessica B. – Caseworker

May 17, 2021

Jessica joined MAC in 2016 as a Post Adoption Guardianship Caseworker in the DCFS Program. Jessica completed her undergraduate degree in Social Work at Concordia University Chicago and her Master’s…

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Denise V. – Confidential Intermediary/Caseworker

May 17, 2021

Denise has been with MAC since 2014. She received her Master’s degree in Social Work from the Jane Addams College of Social Work at the University of Illinois at Chicago.…

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Emily A. A. – Caseworker

May 17, 2021

Emily A.A. has been with MAC since 2019. Emily is a caseworker in the DCFS Program. Emily received her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Northern Illinois University.

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Elisabeth R. – Caseworker

May 14, 2021

Elisabeth has been working for MAC since June of 2019 as a DCFS Program Caseworker. She graduated with a degree in Psychology from Illinois Wesleyan University.

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LaKisha W. – Program Specialist/Intake Coordinator

May 14, 2021

LaKisha joined the MAC staff as a Program Specialist/Intake Coordinator in 2004. She has 20 years experience in the social service field with 18 of those years specializing in permanency…

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Sue F. – Staff Genealogist/File Retrieval Specialist

May 14, 2021

Sue has been with MAC since 1996. She works as both our staff genealogist and file retrieval specialist.

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Dawn Saphir-Pruett, LCSW – Executive Director

February 5, 2021

Dawn has been with MAC since 2004. Dawn began at MAC as a caseworker and enjoyed that work for several years before becoming the DCFS Program Coordinator and eventually the…

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Kathryn Marker, LCSW – Direct Service Coordinator, DCFS Program

February 5, 2021
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Kathryn joined MAC in 2012, first as a caseworker in the DCFS Program and then also as a Confidential Intermediary in the Confidential Intermediary Service of Illinois Program (CISI). She…

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