DuPage High School District 88
Dani Brink joined the Villa Park Chamber of Commerce in January 2012 to get more involved with the Village of Villa Park. She believes businesses truly are the backbone of the community, and the chamber is a great way to help them reach their goals.
Dani is the Director of Community Relations for DuPage High School District 88 (Addison Trail and Willowbrook high schools). She works with the District 88 team on the district's award-winning newsletter, crisis management, media relations, community outreach, video coordination, social media communication and website updates. She received her bachelor’s degree from Illinois State University, with a major in journalism and a minor in Spanish.
Dani began her career as a reporter with Shaw Suburban Media and Sun-Times News Group. She later became a magazine editor for Kane County Magazine, McHenry County Magazine and Lake County Magazine. In 2011, Dani joined the public relations field with District 88, and she also served as President of the Illinois Chapter of the National School Public Relations Association (INSPRA) during the 2015-16 school year. She chairs the Addison Business-Education Partnership Council and Mentor Program and is a liaison to the Addison Chamber of Commerce & Industry, the District 88 Foundation and the Partnership for Inspired Education (PIE) Foundation. Along with public relations, Dani also has coached gymnastics for 10 years.