Meet the Team

Stephanie Glienke -


Stephanie has three sons, a 6th grader, 4th grader, and Kindergartener, who have been at Canty since each was in PreK. She and her husband of 14 years have lived in the Dunning neighborhood since 2009.

Stephanie is a 2003 grad of UIUC and has worked as a librarian, barista, and archaeologist. She believes every person's perspective is invaluable, and her hope going forward is to invite and acknowledge the unique opinions of all in order to benefit the well-being of each and every student at Canty.

Jan Williams -

Vice President

Jan has 3 sons attending Canty; 1 in 3rd grade and twins in 4th grade. Her family has lived in the Canty community since 2017.

Jan is a former music teacher turned stay at home mom turned mompreneur, and her husband is an engineer with the Chicago Fire Department.

Jan is thrilled about serving the Canty family & is enthusiastic about the future of the organization & school.

Toni Wahlberg -


Toni-Marie has a son in 6th grade who has been at Canty since kindergarten.

She works in IT consulting, managing a global team. It's been really nice to have a break from traveling. Her husband works in healthcare and is President of the Hiawatha Baseball league.

Toni-Marie is very excited to be joining the FOC Board and help foster a sense of community and support.

Teresa Sammarco -


Teresa has 3 sons, a 2nd grader, Kindergartener, and a future Cougar still at home. She and her family have been living in Dunning since 2020.

Teresa is a former healthcare worker who worked in pediatrics prior to being a stay at home mom. She is very involved at Hiawatha and has coached soccer, basketball, and Cubs Care T-ball.

Teresa is excited to be a part of Friends of Canty and is looking forward to working together as a community to achieve great things for our school.


Joan Todde -

Teacher Representative