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Derek Sire joined RSI in April 2020. In this role, he provides administrative and operational support, ensuring that RSI can effectively further its mission to strengthen access to justice by enhancing court ADR. Derek provides direct support to RSI's Administrator, as well as the rest of RSI's staff.
Derek studies Social Work at the Aurora University Graduate School and has his BA from Elmhurst College. Derek has worked in a variety of administrative, accounts payable, and fundraising roles in which he worked to advance several nonprofits' missions in both higher education and religious community settings. He is driven to strengthen the processes that make RSI's impactful work possible. A native of Missouri, Derek moved to central Illinois in 2005 and has been studying and working in the Chicago area for several years.