About Us

main street community center edwardsville illinois

Main Street Community Center is located at 1003 N. Main Street in Edwardsville. Main Street Community Center has been serving the greater Edwardsville area since 1974. The Center is committed to serving those 50+ years of age to keep them healthy, active and engaged.

Volunteers help through such activities as participant fund raising efforts, public relations, participant recruitment programs, advocacy for clients, and provision of direct service. Most programs at the Center operate with some volunteer assistance.


May 25, 2023
July 27, 2023

September 28, 2023
November 30, 2023*

January 25, 2024
March 28, 2024

*November meeting is delayed due to the Thanksgiving Holiday


Jessica Johnson, Executive Director
Carissa Hess, Assistant Director
Valerie Morrisey, Business Manager

Jennifer Jackstadt, Program Coordinator
Kelly Klette, Office Assistant
Lori Johnessee, Office Assistant & Travel Coordinator

Sherri Cox, Driver
Lewis Giles, Driver

Board of Directors

Kathie Duame, President
Barb Crowder, Vice-President
Rich Hampton, Treasurer
Susan Bautsch, Co-Secretary
Bev Meyer, Co-Secretary
Michelle Boyer
Susan Coffey

Debbie Gaughan
Ethel Henke
Russell Hughes
Elsie Jackson
Kathy McHugh
Jeanette Mallon

Pam Moore
Marge Ogle
Richard Dean Raymond
Fred Schulte
David Werner
Melissa Zimmerman

Advisory Council Members

Kevin Babb, Esq.
Kathie Duame
Duane Jones

Carol Keene
John McCracken

Gina McNabnay
Greg Mefford


Mayor Art Risavy, City of Edwardsville

Mayor Bob Marcus, Village of Glen Carbon

Supervisor Kevin Hall, Edwardsville Township

Pastor John Roberts, Eden Church