Mr. Reck contributes to the following Not-for-Profit boards:
Illinois Fatherhood Initiative (IFI)
The mission of Illinois Fatherhood Initiative is to end father absence by connecting children and fathers and promoting responsible fatherhood by equipping men to be better fathers and father figures.
IFI has identified 4 main areas of program concentration to try to realize our mission: Education, Health, Workplace, and The Illinois Fathers' Resource Network.
IFI believes that our programs can help strengthen the father-child relationship at each stage of life from birth to adulthood.
Illinois IT Association (ITA)
ITA exists to promote the information technology community and help Illinois member businesses succeed by providing networking, advocacy, resources and leadership. The association is completely member driven and comprised of the best companies in the state that create, deploy or utilize information technology as a core part of their business. From entrepreneurs to the largest corporations in Illinois, the ITA is where collaboration happens.
The ITA is the successor to the Chicago Software Association which was formed through the merger of the Chicago High Tech Association with the Illinois Software Association and Center. Mr. Reck serves as a Board Member Emeritus.
Illinois Technology Development Alliance (ITDA)
The Illinois Technology Development Alliance (ITDA) was a public-private nonprofit established to stimulate the formation and fuel the development of high-growth technology companies in Illinois. ITDA helped these promising companies fundamentally address business, technology, management and other strategic issues critical to their success, preparing them to raise capital and go to market. ITDA was an outgrowth of the Illinois Coalition.
Journeys In Film (JiF)
Journeys in Film® broadens global learning, fosters cross-cultural understanding and improves middle school students’ academic performance by harnessing one of the most powerful forms of media – film. This program model strengthens existing school curricular framework by marrying artful examples of a popular entertainment form with rigorous, standards-based lesson plans for core subjects including social studies, language arts, math, geography, science, the arts and media literacy.