IMG_0551Pat Kline was elected to the Goldie Floberg Board of Directors. The relationship that Pat and her son, Tom have with the Center dates back to when Goldie Floberg moved into our Rockton Campus in the 1970’s. Pat has been an advocate for her son and for our mission. Pat mentioned that Tom has guided her career aspirations and has influenced her to work in the social services field. We are thankful, as Pat has been crucial in our efforts with guardianship.

Pat’s son Tom has three siblings – Rob, Michael, and Kelly. He also has nieces and nephews – Nicholas, Alexis, Hayden, Annabelle and Ivar; and, a great neice, Isabella.

Pat’s Experience:

1968-Present   Parent/Guardian of an adult with severe/profound developmental disabilities.

1991-1996  Family Support Service Coordinator, Intake Specialist, & Respite Coordinator with Children’s Development Center.

1996-Present   Family Support and Low Cost Guardianship Program Coordinator with the Arc of Winnebago, Boone & Ogle Counties

2010‚ÄďPresent¬† ¬†¬†Independent Living/Money Management Coordinator at The Arc

Pat’s Affiliations:

1995-1996       Past President of the board of Directors of the Arc of Winnebago, Boone & Ogle Counties

1996- 2010      Member of Illinois Department of Human Services Northwest Network Advisory Council

1997-2011       Northwest Network Steering committee

1991-2002       Chair of P.A.C.C.T. Parent Group at H.D. Singer Mental Health and Developmental Center

1997-2002       Member of Site Visitation Team at H.D. Singer Mental health and Developmental Center

1997-2001       Member of the H.D.Singer Human Rights Committee

1999-2009       Elected to the Board of Directors of Ill-Add (Illinois League of Advocates for the Developmentally Disabled)

2003-2010       Member of the Winnebago County Transition Planning Committee

2005-2010       Member of the Boone County Transition Planning Committee

2008-2011¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Illinois Imagines ‚Äď Illinois Coalition Against Sexual Assault

2014 -Present      Elected to the Goldie Floberg Board of Directors