Board Of Directors
Terry Smith Psy.D.
Newly appointed Executive Director of the Upper Room comes with experience as a Special Education Teacher, Behavior Manager/Consultant, Supervisor/Coordinator, Principal, Assistant Director and Executive Director of a Special Education Cooperative serving six school districts in the western suburbs of Chicago.
Will County Attorney and past Associate Judge of the Circuit Court of Will County for 13 years. He is also a past President of both the Joliet Rotary and the Will County Bar Association. He is a former member of the Board of Trustees of the University of St. Francis and is Chair of the Joliet Catholic Diocese Review Board.
Philip J Barone
Past State Deputy- Knights of Columbus-Illinois
Retired Director of Accounting and Support Services for Metropolitan Life Insurance Company
Retired Technician for AT&T Telecommunications Company
Serves on the Board of Directors for Special Camps for Special Citizens-Illinois
Trustee for Fr Michael J McGivney Charitable Trust Fund
Chairman-Finance Council St John the Baptist Parish
Past President Parish Council-St John the Baptist Parish
Charles Beutel is actively involved in Catholic organizations.
Past memberships include Joliet Catholic Diocesan School Board, St. Paul the Apostle School Board, Joliet Catholic Academy Board, Chicago Area Catholic Colleges & Universities, and St. John the Baptist Parish Council and Finance committee.
Mel. A. Gray, Jr.
Retired CFO of Modern Builders Industrial Concrete Company
Chairman of Will County Carpenters 174 Pension Fund Board of Trustees
Past President and current board member of Metropolitan Youth Symphony Orchestra
Financial Audit Committee member of the Upper Room
Former Treasurer of Joliet Rotary Club
Former board member of Guardian Angel Home