​​Dr. Deepa Handu, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

​​​Dr. Sanjeeb Khatua

Edward Hospital

​​​​​Audrey Harwood

AMITA Health

​​​Barb Szczepaniak

​DuPage Foundation

​​Jessica Ortega, Forest Preserve District of DuPage County

​​​Marjory Lewe-Brady

WeGo Together for Kids

Dr. Vince Bufalino

Advocate Health Care

​​​Joan Glotzbach, DuPage Regional Office of Education

​​Bill Weidner, Chair

StraightForward Communication, Inc.

​​Kara Murphy

​DuPage Health Coalition

​​Sidney Kenyon, DuPage County Division of Transportation

​​​​​Nichole Edmonds, Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital

​​Kelly Brasseur, Northern Illinois Food Bank

Andi Cooper

Cooper Design Studios, Inc.

​​Chris Thielman

​College of DuPage

FORWARD leadership

​​Rob Bisceglie, Action for Healthy Kids

FORWARD is led by a group of diverse and influential leaders in the DuPage Community, each with an expertise, interest and history of work in health, nutrition, education, physical activity, disparities, and wellness.

​​Paul Zientarski, District​ 203 Learning Readiness P.E.

Tammy Pressley

​Northwestern Medicine

About Us       

What is FOWARD?



Dr. David Dungan

​DuPage Medical Group

​​​Karen Ayala, DuPage County Health Department

Gary Cuneen

Seven Generations Ahead

​​​Julie Moreschi

Benedictine University