Mission Statement:

The mission of Triad is to enhance the quality of life of all senior citizens in Naperville Township and Lisle Township. Triad empowers senior citizens to become more involved in community programs, including crime prevention programs, educational seminars, and implementing means to make the community a safer place for senior citizens.

Goals of Triad:

  • Increase awareness of crimes against seniors.
  • Sponsor programs for senior citizens to help reduce the fear of crimes and educate senior citizens about preventative measures they can take to protect themselves.
  • Emphasize the criminal aspect of abuse, neglect, and exploitation of senior citizens.
  • Improve communication and understanding between seniors and law enforcement.
  • Improve communication and understanding of the different roles of elder abuse agencies and other organizations.
  • Develop an open and trusting relationship between senior citizens, law enforcement officers and community agencies.

Triad Board: 

Elected May 5, 2021

President – Dennise Vaughan,  Homewatch CareGivers of Naperville

Vice President – Julie Smith,  Naperville Police Department

Secretary – Tara Nieberding,  101 Mobility of Naperville

Treasurer – Mary Gruenberg,  Soarella

At-Large Member – Alan Hoffman,   Oasis Senior Advisors

At-Large Member – Bill Finn, Comfort Keepers

At-Large Reserved* — Francine Vieceli 

At Large Reserved*

Ex officio/Committees:

Lisle Township – Diane Hewitt, Lisle Township

Naperville Township – Martha Ventimilla, Naperville Township

Program/Events Chair – Jennifer Brasfield,  Riverwalk Adult Day Services

Communications & Outreach Chair – Mike Cooper, Naperville Senior Center, Adult Day Services

Community Relations Chair – Ali Smith, LSW. Naperville Police Department

Membership Committee Chair – Cate Stellmach, Coldwell Banker Real Estate Group

Fundraising – Jim Vondran, Retired

Immediate Past President –  Brian Foster

* Reserved for Senior from the community


Updated 03/02/2022