Get to Know Us

#ProudlyDeKalb is a collaborative effort of the community to celebrate all the positive things DeKalb has to offer. We want to celebrate our achievements and highlight our attractions. Welcome to DeKalb, IL where we are #ProudlyDeKalb!
Board of directors:

President: Cohen Barnes (Sundog IT)
Vice President: Matt Duffy (DeKalb Chamber of Commerce)
Treasurer: Alex Nerad (Egyptian Theatre)
Melissa Butts (Corn Fest)
Scott DeOlivera (DeKalb Park District)
Jennifer Groce (Northern Illinois University)
Brad Hoey (Northern Illinois University Athletics)
Jeanine Holcomb (Egyptian Theatre)
Linda Linden (Retired)
Bill Nicklas (City of DeKalb)
Brian Oster (OC Creative)
Pamela Rosales (Safe Passage)


Advisory Committee Chair: Cohen Barnes

Digital Committee Chair: Jeanine Holcomb

Living Committee Chair: Linda Linden

Visiting Committee Chair: Melissa Butts