Community Action names Jacob Sexton as executive director
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[October 03, 2012]
The Community Action Partnership
of Central Illinois has named Jacob Sexton as executive director.
His first day with the agency was Oct. 1.
As executive director, Sexton will oversee the day-to-day operations
and management of the Community Action Partnership to meet the
requirements and guidelines of funding sources and the ever-changing
needs of the agency’s program clients.
He will also be working
closely with the governing board of directors to promote, achieve
and maintain the mission and promise of Community Action.
"I look at this as an opportunity to be a part of something
bigger than myself," said Sexton.
He comes to Community Action from Lincoln College, where he was
serving as aquatics director, head swimming and diving coach, and
taught classes in sociology and government.
He is a Lincoln College graduate and has gone on to achieve his
Community Action is a private organization that reported over $9
million in revenues in 2011. The agency serves six counties, employs
over 120 people and administers grants from a variety of federal and
state funding sources.
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For more information about Community Action, visit
[Text from file received from
Community Action Partnership of