Queen Bee Educational Foundation, Inc.
P.O. Box 5663

Glendale Heights, IL  60139-5663
Benefitting Students of Queen Bee Elementary District 16

About Us

The Queen Bee Educational Foundation is incorporated in the State of Illinois and currently has the following Board of Directors:

Name QBEF Office
Director Since

Jeanine Woltman President Jeanine is a parent educator, working with primarily refugee and immigrant families with birth to 5 year olds in Glen Ellyn District 41, since 2003.  Prior to that she taught in a variety of roles including Child Care, Pre-K at-risk, and 1st Grade. Her family resides in Glen Ellyn Countryside and her two children attend Queen Bee Schools. She is also a past student of Queen Bee Schools, having attended both Glen Hill and Glenside.
May, 2010
Leigh Felesena Vice-President Leigh formerly was a licensed insurance representative with StateFarm, but has been a stay at home mom since her oldest daughter was born. She has two sons who both attended Queen Bee, a daughter in Glen Hill, and a toddler at home. May, 2013
Michael Reich Secretary-Treasurer Member of Queen Bee School Board 1988-2017; founding board member of QBEF; founding board member of Partnership for Educational Progress (PEP) foundation; retired after 31 year Federal career.
May, 2008
Bob Starinsky Director Bob is an author, management consultant and educator. He has 2 children attending Queen Bee District 16 schools.
May, 2010
Tanya Nork
Director Employed part-time at Dupage Medical Group in the finance dept as a accounting assistant for last 15yrs.  She is a mom of 2 girls. Oldest daughter attends Glen Hill younger daughter stays home.
May, 2013
Joseph Fagan Director
Former member of QB District 16 School Board; founding board member of QBEF May, 2008
Joseph Williams
Dr. Williams is the Assistant Superintendent for Instructional Services at Queen Bee District 16. Dr. Williams has served in a number of administrative capacities throughout his career. He is a graduate of Benedictine University and earned his doctorate at Northern Illinois University. Dr. Williams serves as the liason between the QBEF and the school district. He is the father of two and spends his time enjoying the outdoors and watching them play sports. Dr. Williams is a veteran of the United States Marine Corps.
July, 2015
Lynne Nakashima
Lynne is retired from Queen Bee School District having taught at Glenside Middle School for 23 years.  She held positions as the Library Media Director, Instructional Technologist and Computer Education teacher.  Previously she worked as a Special Education teacher as well as at Glenside Public Library in Children’s Services.  She considers it an honor to have worked at Queen Bee, loving the dedicated staff and the diversity of the students. 
June, 2017

Page revised 08/17/2017
The Queen Bee Educational Foundation is a 501(3)(c) charitable organization.  Contributions to QBEF are tax deductible.
 2008-2017 QBEF, Inc.