After many years of dedicated service, Joe Straka is retiring from PACT, Inc. Good luck dear friend. 



PACT, Inc.


PACT is a not-for-profit agency formed in 1981 as a life-span service coordination agency for individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities.  Serving DuPage County Illinois for developmental disabilities and delays, and Northern Illinois in guardianship and special needs trust administration, the progressive agency strives to meet the changing needs of its clientele, by providing the challenging functions of determining eligibility for services, linking people with the help they require, and assisting them in assuring their on-going satisfaction with their services.  PACT maintains a professional and knowledgeable staff in order to effectively address the needs of the people it serves.
PACT has an opportunity available for an Executive Director to lead the agency’s mission into the future.  The Executive Director is accountable to the Board of Directors and is responsible for the administration and coordination of all the agency’s activities.  General responsibilities include:

  • Managing the fundraising activities of the organization, including setting goals for the organization;
  • Managing the program activities for the organization, including meeting with government officials, community leaders and the media to advocate for the agency and develop policy position;
  • Managing the financial resources of the organization, including advising the Board of Directors on annual budgets and supervising finance activities.

Top consideration will be given to candidates who possess an advanced degree in clinical, social service or a related background, a minimum of seven years serving in a progressive management role, and a minimum of three years in an organization serving people with disabilities.

Compensation will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Benefits are provided.

Qualified candidates should send their resumes, including a cover letter with salary requirements, electronically to:
Application may also be delivered or mailed (postmarked no later than April 26,2013) to:

Search Committee, PACT, Inc.
750 Warrenville Road, Suite 300
 Lisle, Illinois 60532-0902.

Tony Paulauski
Executive Director
The Arc of Illinois
20901 S. LaGrange Rd. Suite 209
Frankfort, IL 60423
815-464-1832 (OFFICE)
815-464-1832 (CELL)