Meet the Staff of Channing-Murray Foundation
Claire Szoke, Executive Director
Claire has served as the Channing-Murray Executive Director and Co-Executive Director for years and prior to that, worked as a volunteer for Channing-Murray. A local Unitarian-Universalist, Claire's activism spans a diversity of social issues from immigration to worker justice, environmentalism to feminism.
Rohn Koester, Facilities Manager
Lisa Haynes, Office Manager
Rohn Koester serves as the Facilities Manager of Channing-Murray Foundation and is in charge of the overall care and maintenance of the building. He is a writer, artist, and activist who coordinates Education Justice Radio, teaches adult literacy through Project READ, and serves as an educator for student inmates at the Danville Correctional Center and Champaign County Jail teaching writing and GED. He is currently composing artistic projects with the School for Designing a Society.
Lisa Haynes serves as the Office Manager for Channing-Murray Foundation, handing financial and scheduling for the center. She also serves on the board of Mahomet Lions Club, Kalyx Center for Sustainability, and Urbana- Champaign Independent Media Center.