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Meet The Team

WACC Staff

Executive Director

Mary has been the Executive Director at WACC since 2021 but is not new to the WACC family. Mary interned with Hispanic Outreach Director, Socorro Alvarez, during her time at Illinois Wesleyan as an Elementary Education and Hispanic Studies major. She began her professional career as a teacher in a variety of bilingual settings and has a M.S.Ed. from Western Illinois University. Mary’s passion for multiculturalism, education, and social justice aligns directly with the mission and values of WACC.