Our Staff

The Leadership Team

Lynn Berning
Executive Director
Brian Spillane
Operations Director
Alyssa Havens
Program Director
Cynthia Foley
Community Outreach Director
Laura Moyer
Creative Director
Janice Watson
Industrial Contract Man.
Kathy Gable
Transit Director
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Sheree Kloss
Executive Assistant
Emma Hoftender
Community Outreach Assistant
Jen O'Rourke
Accounting / Medicaid
Kathy Jones
Finance Director
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Programming Staff

(Not Pictured: Cathy Calvert)

Roger Kelzer
QIDP / Industrial Contract Assistant
Marna Thimmesch
QIDP / Senior Coordinator
Courtney Busch
Program Supervisor
Pam Schiessl
Program Instructor
Denise Anderson
Program Assistant
Kayla Wienen
Program Assistant
Kathi Steger
Program Assistant
Erika Clark
Program Assistant
Linda Hoftender
Program Assistant
Mary Doyle
Program Assistant Job Coach
Danny Wright
Program Assistant Job Coach
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Production Staff

Dave Hoefer
Assistant Production Supervisor
Glenn Harris
Industrial Contract Assistant
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Maintenance Staff

Dan Bartch
Tansit Custodian
Ken Hilby
Lawn Maintenance
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Laundry Staff

Mike Simonsmeier
Laundry Supervisor
Teresa Richards
Laundry Assistant
Jerry Kieffer
Laundry Assistant
Tammy Jones
Laundry Assistant
Teresa Hesselbacher
Laundry Assistant
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Rest Area Crew

Left to Right:

Carolyn Larson and Gerry Winters

Not pictured: Bill Peters and Charlie Peters


Janitorial Staff

Leonard North
Janitorial, Job Coach, and Transit Driver
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Nursing Staff

Margaret Dworak, RN
Registered Nurse
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The Workshop

706 S. West St.  |  Galena, IL 61036

(815) 777-2211 phone  |  (815) 777-3386 fax


Monday - Thursday, 7:30 am - 4 pm

Friday, 7:30 am - 3:30 pm


The Workshop Operates as a 501(c)(3) public charitable organization