Susan Crane
Cheney Mansion and Special Events Manager

Susan brings a long history of planning and organizing a variety of events to Pleasant Home. No matter the occasion, Susan’s attention to details is unparalleled and provides peace of mind to each client so they can enjoy their event, the house and be hosts to their guests. Prior to each event, Susan and her team work closely with caterers, musicians, photographers, florists and entertainers creating the best possible environment to fit your expectations.

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noelle combs

Noelle Combs
Historic Properties and Special Events Coordinator

Noelle is a classically-trained musician who has enjoyed a career as a music educator and conductor in public school, community, and large church environments. She has prepared ensembles for massive concerts and outreach events, led a 2500-member congregation in the production of nationally-televised broadcasts, and worked alongside wedding parties of all sizes as a coordinator and musician to make their day special and seamless. She is excited to use her expertise to offer confidence and joy to all who bring their events to Cheney Mansion and Pleasant Home!

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Hilda Ettedgui
Events Supervisor
Santa Chiapetta
Event Supervisor

An architect in her former life who also chaired and coordinated large fundraising events for a non-for-profit program her and her husband co-founded in 2005 and still manage. Hilda comes to Oak Park to be near family, and luck would have it she was able to join the team at Pleasant Home and share her many years in event coordinating, project management and love of architecture.

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Santa’s calm and personable demeanor bring a nice ease and organization to planning your event.  Santa has supervised many events within our agency and has a complete understanding of working with our catering partners and the nuances of Pleasant Home to make your event flow easily. She has a passion for making your event at Pleasant one that you will cherish.

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