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Cindy Housner – Executive Director and Founder

Cindy has spent her career expanding sports opportunities for individuals with physical or visual disabilities. She has coached internationally and she is an active speaker and strong advocate for inclusion in school athletics.  Cindy holds a Bachelors degree in Therapeutic Recreation and Adaptive PE and a Masters in Exceptional Education.

Tom Daily – Program Director

Tom has served GLASA as a coach and program director since 2007. He is responsible for facilitating GLASA’s ability awareness school presentations and he also maintains GLASA’s extensive inventory of adaptive equipment. In addition to his professional skills, Tom also plays wheelchair basketball and sled hockey.

Cherie Hrusovsky Development Director 

Cherie joined GLASA in 2007 as Office Manager.  She quickly moved into the Development Director role where she cultivates relationships with corporations, sponsors and donors.  Cherie manages all of our special events and helps facilitate GLASA’s marketing and social media efforts.

Micaela VenusProgram Director and Volunteer Coordinator

Micaela began her GLASA career as the Volunteer Coordinator in 2015 and took on the additional responsibilities of Program Director in April 2017.  Micaela holds a degree in Recreational Therapy from the University of Wisconsin at La Crosse and is a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist.

Christine Kizawa Grant Writer

Aileen Pecora Accountant

Shannon Hellen Office Manager and Asst. to the Executive Director

Flo Cheek Program Assistant

Cindy Clement – Special Projects

GLASA is also supported by many highly skilled coaches who have sport experience and certifications from: The National Council for Therapeutic Recreation,  National Association for Sport and Physical Education- Adapted Physical Education, USA Track and Field, US Golf Association, USA Hockey, USA Swimming, USA Judo, US Weightlifting, the National Wheelchair Basketball Association, the United States Tennis Association, and Safe Sport.