Staff Updates – July 2014


The following have joined Special Olympics Illinois or received new assignments within the organization:

Hauswirth,Jackie14SOILL has named Jaclyn Hauswirth the new Manager-Program Operations for Areas 13 & 18 in Lincolnshire. She is responsible for coordinating volunteer management and quality sports training opportunities for athletes, coaches and volunteers in both Areas enabling them to advance their learning in skill development, sports knowledge and coaching techniques.

Previously, Hauswirth was an intern with Heartland/Area 6, where she coordinated and managed several Special Olympics Illinois events, including the Bloomington Polar Plunge. She also compiled and managed donations through Illinois Charity Auctions website for the Area’s Annual Dinner & Auction, wrote press releases for upcoming events and assisted with meetings for coaches and committee members.

Hauswirth received a bachelor’s degree in Communication with a focus on organization and leadership from Illinois State University, Normal. She has also volunteered 125 hours for Special Olympics Illinois events.