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Your HISRA Staff


From here you can get to know a little bit about HISRA’s staff.

To learn more about our Staff Members, click on their name:

Katie Hogan Van Cleve, Executive Director

KatieBWKatie has focused her career serving individuals with disabilities for over 20 years. In 2002, Katie joined HISRA as Executive Director. Since that time, Katie has overseen the addition of two park districts to HISRA’s service area, the creation of the Peoria Wildcats, the only wheelchair basketball team between Chicago and St. Louis, and has been instrumental in the Access the Experience event run in conjunction with the IHSA March Madness Experience. Katie has dual degrees in psychology and social work with a minor in political science from Bradley University. She lives in Peoria with her husband and daughter.

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Brooke Williams, Office Manager

Brooke started at HISRA in November of 2017 as the Office Administrator and moved into the role of Office Manager in December of 2018.  Brooke can answer questions you may have about RecTrac, registration, and billing.

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Sabrina Meyer, Program Coordinator

Sabrina started working for HISRA in 2014 as a Program Aide for night & weekend programs. In 2020, she started as the Program Coordinator for Focus and night and weekend programs.  Contact Sabrina for any questions about Focus and night & weekend programs.

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Cassie Robbins, Special Olympics Program Specialist

Cassie has worn many hats since starting at HISRA in 2018 as an Art Instructor at Summer Camp.  She has coached various Special Olympics teams,  been a Focus Aide, a Program Aide for night and weekend programs, and now is our Special Olympics Program Specialist.  She also assists with coordinating events at HISRA.  For any Special Olympics or athletics questions, contact Cassie.

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Ginger West, Focus Program Leader

Ginger joined Focus in 2019 as the Focus Program Leader and plans all the awesome activities Focus does throughout the week!

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Felicia Smith, Focus Lead Aide

Felicia started at HISRA in 2017 and works as the FOCUS Lead Aide. Felicia helps lead the daily activities for FOCUS.

Justin Hendon, Focus Aide

Justin joined HISRA in 2015 and works as a FOCUS Aide. Justin helps implement our FOCUS activities in a fun and safe way.

Robyn Brown, Focus Aide

Robyn joined HISRA in 2019 and works as a FOCUS Aide. Robyn helps implement our FOCUS activities in a fun and safe way.