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3:11 Project's team consists of a volunteer Board that works around the clock to ensure that community members' needs are met. Board members generously donate their time to fulfill the 3:11 mission. Together the Advisory Board and Board of Directors are committed to overseeing the organization's affairs while maintaining transparency and complying with all applicable governmental regulations.


Board of Directors


Joshua Lawler

Board Treasurer

Business Development Banker,
Barrington Bank & Trust


Amy Lawler, M.Ed, MBA

Board President

3:11 Project


Lina Basile

Board Secretary

Business Consultant,
United HealthGroup


Advisory Board


Becky Prevost, M.Ed.

School Programs Chair

As the daughter of a conscientious objector and someone who snuck to Mississippi to teach black people to read so they could register to vote, Becky grew up with a passion for making the world better for everyone. She grew up with parents who instilled the need to be an agent of change. From the time she could talk, Becky wanted to be a teacher and quickly found her place in inner-city Boston middle schools, teaching English, Special Education, English as a Second Language, and Dance. Upon having her own children and relocating to the Fox Valley, she decided to stay home with her boys. She and her husband wanted to show their children the importance of helping others. A mutual friend connected Becky with 3:11 Project, and she was named the School Liason. This has allowed her to be involved with her young boys in an organization that truly wants the best for everyone, while continuing her love of teaching.

Candice Tinson, M.Ed.

Safe Families Program Chair

Candice became a self proclaimed “stay-at-home-mom-on-the-go” after ending her middle school teaching career six years ago to raise her two small children. She found her niche and her tribe through volunteering for a variety of community organizations as well as orchestrating events for groups of foreign exchange students visiting the Chicagoland area. Though her “classroom” may look very different these days, she still believes in the importance of making the world a better place one child at a time.


Ethan Irvine

Volunteer Program Chair

Ethan Irvine is attending Waubonsee Community College pursuing a college degree in Marketing and Non-Profit Management. Throughout his time at Yorkville High School he dedicated over 150 hours of his time participating in community service and service learning projects. Ethan is an active advocate for Suicide Prevention Services through his fundraisers he organized. He joined the 3:11 Project advisory board as the Chair of the Volunteer program to help keep volunteering an open part of everyday life for the community.

Kristy Brown

Community Outreach Chair

Kristy Brown is a loving and committed Grandmother of five Grandchildren. She was born and raised on a farm in Yorkville Illinois She has 36+ years of corporate experience working in the Insurance Industry. Kristy joined 3:11 Project to use her kind, loving, and passionate heart to help members of her community. She has dedicated much of her experience to bettering and aiding 3:11 Project in their mission to help while also commiting her love for others to changing the lives of all she crosses paths with.


Melisa Wright

Donations and Consignment Chair

As an educator for over 12 years Melisa believes in leading by example in serving our community. Understanding that everyone has different struggles she chooses to be kind to be kind to all she crosses paths with. Melisa works with 3:11 Project because she is passionate about giving our community choices and resources to meet their needs.