Contact Us

By Mail at:
Friends of Fisher House-Illinois
1600 W. Lake, St., Ste 103B - #194 
Addison, IL 60101-1822

  By E-mail:
By Phone: 847-254-2912

Executive Board

Betty Stamatis / President

Lisa Porcaro / Executive Secretary

Bonnie Chattler / Treasurer

Harry Theodore & Mary Vaughan /
Vice Presidents - Media Relations

Barbara Kemp / Board Development

Richard Flatley / Vice President Emeritus


Executive Board Member-At-Large

Captain James A. Lovell USN/NASA (Ret.)

MOH Recipient Allen J. Lynch Sgt. USA (Ret.)

Major General James H. Mukoyama, Jr. USArmy (Ret.)

MOH Recipient Allen J. Lynch Sgt. (USA, Ret.)

Board Of Directors

Mark Garry

Bernard Coffey

Christopher Durkop

Dan Bailey

Julia Fernandez

Eddie Jackson

Ed Millunchick

Robyn Nichols

Tracy O’Brien

John M. Pettit

Ray Stripling

Michael H. Thompson



Chris Stanley
Executive Director – Fisher-Nightingale Houses, Inc.

Holly Wright
Hines VA Hospital Fisher House Manager

Tammy L. Duckworth
U.S. Sen. of Illinois


True Honor


Military Families Express Heartfelt Appreciation

Fisher House is a Godsend. So many of us want to be with our family members but can’t always afford it with the cost of travel, lodging and food. Thanks to Fisher House we can!

What a blessing! The Fisher House has relieved me of so much stress. Don’t know what I would have done.

This is such a great opportunity for families of veterans affected by war and illness. It warms my heart to see the government, community, families and those who serve out nation working together for the greater good.

My grandmother and I stayed at the Fisher House to keep my father company during his long treatment/recovery… If not for this home, my father would have been a sad and lonely man.

…The Fisher House provides peace of mind for the patient as well as their family…the manager and staff are a true blessing…

Military Families Hosted