A Few Clouds
67°FA Few CloudsFull Forecast

Former Brookfield Jaycees president receives organization's top honor

Published: Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014 10:39 a.m. CDT • Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014 4:46 a.m. CDT
Caption
(Shaw Media file photo)
Yvonne Agnello-Adams is pictured in 2008 when she was elected president of Brookfield Jaycees.

BROOKFIELD – Former Brookfield Jaycees President Yvonne Agnello-Adams was honored with a Junior Chamber International (JCI) Senatorship at the Illinois Jaycees Convention last month. 

A JCI Senatorship is the highest honor that can be bestowed upon a current or past member for outstanding service to the organization. Only one out of 1,000 Jaycees becomes a senators. 

Agnello-Adams received the honor on behalf of the Lombard Jaycees, as the Brookfield chapter closed earlier in 2012 because of a lack of membership. Agnello-Adams joined the Brookfield chapter in 2003 and took on leadership positions at the local, regional and state levels. She currently serves as the Illinois Jaycees Chief Ambassador and is a JCI Certified National Trainer, helping others to grow into better leaders for their communities. 

Through her own company, YDAA & Associates, Agnello-Adams travels around the country training professionals on communication, leadership and other professional skills. 

Get breaking and town-specific news sent to your phone. Sign up for text alerts from the Suburban Life Media.

Watch Now

Player embeded on all SLM instances for analytics purposes.

Sandburg calls out 3 schools for ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

More videos »
 

Reader Poll

Do you make donations to charity?
Yes, every year to the same one
Yes, to different charities at different times
On a case by case basis
Not currently