Board of Directors

John Diehl, Chair

John Diehl is the Senior Director of Housing Operations for Embrace Living Communities based in Oakbrook, Illinois. Embrace Living provides affordable, welcoming homes for actively aging adults. In addition to administrative oversight of the Rockford Communities, he is also actively involved in Illinois' largest eldercare association, Leading Age of Illinois. John is currently serving his seventh term on the Housing Cabinet for Leading Age of Illinois, which works to help set programs and public policy goals and then provides guidance to meet these goals. Enthusiastic and passionate about the mission of service coordination, John is a frequent presenter at AASC national and regional conferences. He graduated from Western Illinois University with a BS in Agronomy and later received a BA in Theology and has 24 years of property management experience.