The Board of Trustees of Oak Crest DeKalb Area Retirement Center acknowledged the efforts of board members Ron Bemis, Dr. Tony Chulick, Carol Larson and Ann Tucker as they recently completed their terms of service. All received certificates of appreciation, and in the spring, oak trees will be planted in their honor.
Board president Tim Dunlop commended Bemis for his leadership role on the executive committee and as the chairman of the Oak Crest finance committee. Bemis’ willingness to share his experience and talents made him a real asset to the Oak Crest community.
Chulick previously served on the Oak Crest board and held the position of board president from 1999 to 2001. More recently, he served as the chairman of the community relations committee. Chulick’s years of experience and his knowledge of the Oak Crest community, coupled with his interest and commitment, made him an integral part of the Oak Crest leadership.
Larson also served previously as a member of the Oak Crest board and was board president from 1984 to 1986. Most recently she has chaired the building committee and also holds the distinction of being one person who has served on the board during every major construction project. Larson has always demonstrated an interest and enthusiasm for the mission of the organization and the people served.
Tucker served as board president from 2009 to 2011. This past year she served as past president. Tucker’s experience, community involvement and genuine interest and commitment to the residents and the organization made her a board member worthy of recognition.