Eileen Weiss Returns to LUM Staff
Eileen Hession Weiss, a familiar face at LUM, has returned to serve as the business manager.
Eileen initially retired in 2013. She returned last year to assist with LUM Camp, and has also served as the LUM business manager for four years and was a LUM project manager for 21 months. Additionally, Eileen has directed Jubilee Christmas, Tax Assistance Program, Community Thanksgiving Celebration and Hunger Hike, and assisted with the LUM Good Samaritan Fund Follies. Besides her work with LUM, another highlight of her career was when she was elected to serve as the City Clerk for the City of Lafayette from 1984-1995.
Eileen is excited to return to LUM as the half-time, business manager.
Joe Micon, LUM executive director stated,
“We’re always thrilled to work with Eileen and are confident that she will once again add so much to our work with assisting those in need in our community.”
“This opportunity came at a perfect time. Although I still live in Illinois, it gives me a chance to use my God given gifts while contributing to this community that I love, through the good work of LUM.”
In her free time, Eileen enjoys being with her grandchildren (Campbell Rose, Max, and Nicole), singing and ministering at her church in Des Plaines, IL, and serving as president of her condo board in Elk Grove Village, IL.
Eileen is Serving as Assistant LUM Camp Director
Eileen Hession Weiss is a familiar face at LUM, who has returned to assist with LUM Camp 2017.
Eileen officially retired in 2013. She served as the LUM business manager four years and prior to that was a LUM project manager for 21 months in 2000 & 2001.
At LUM, Eileen has directed Jubilee Christmas, Tax Assistance Program, Community Thanksgiving Celebration and Hunger Hike; and assisted with LUM Camp & LUM Follies. One of the highlights of her career was when she was elected to serve as the City Clerk for the City of Lafayette from 1984-1995.
Although Eileen now enjoys retirement closer to her grandchildren, Campbell Rose, Max, and Nicole, she has been willing to return to LUM to assist when needed. Joe Micon, LUM executive director shared, “we’re thrilled and honored to have Eileen back — even if it is only for a few weeks.”
Eileen Hession Weiss became the LUM business manager four years ago this June. Prior to her work as business manager, she was a LUM project manager for 21 months in 2000-01. From 1996-2009, Eileen was the comptroller and controller for three separate auto groups. One of the highlights of her career was when she was elected to serve as the City Clerk for the City of Lafayette from 1984-1995. Eileen has decided to retired from full-time employment to move to Elk Grove Village, Illinois, which is much closer to her grandchildren — Campbell Rose, Max, and Nicole. After her retirement, Eileen will continue to work part-time with LUM on various business projects. Eileen is a parishioner of The Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Immaculate Conception and has sung in their choir since 1964. She was their Director of Music from 1983 to 2001.
Please join us to celebrate this phenomenal individual and her work with Lafayette Urban Ministry. Eileen’s Retirement Party details are as follows:
- Wednesday, June 26
- 4 – 6 p.m.; 5 p.m. Brief Program
- Bishop’s Hall at Cathedral of St. Mary, 1207 Columbia St., Lafayette
We congratulate Eileen on her retirement; and wish her the best in the future and God’s blessings.
To view the Facebook event for Eileen’s Retirement Party, click HERE.
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