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Board of Trustees

Mark Kopinski ’79
Mark Kopinski ’79
Chairman of the Board
Ralph R. Velazquez, Jr. ’79
Ralph R. Velazquez, Jr. ’79
Vice Chairman
Douglas R. Carlson ’66
Douglas R. Carlson ’66
Attorney/Partner, Douglas Carlson LLC
Mary Corrigan ‘82
Mary Corrigan ‘82
Attorney and Partner of Counsel, Howard Howard Attorneys, P. C.
Daniel A. Cotter ’88
Daniel A. Cotter ’88
Partner, Butler Rubin Saltarelli & Boyd LLP
Robert Dahl
Robert Dahl
Attorney
Craig Dahlquist ’78
Craig Dahlquist ’78
Senior Associate Athletic Director for Finance & Administration, Bradley University. Alumni Board Representative
Hon. Rodney L. Davies ’74
Hon. Rodney L. Davies ’74
Partner/CPA, Cavanaugh Davies Blackman & Cramblet
Nancy Speer Engquist ’74
Nancy Speer Engquist ’74
Consultant, Illinois State University
Christine Beiermann Farr ’90
Christine Beiermann Farr ’90
Homemaker
Larry Gerdes
Larry Gerdes
Partner, Gerdes Huff Investments
William J. Goldsborough ’65
William J. Goldsborough ’65
Retired Vice President, Lincoln Capital Management
Kevin Goodwin ’80
Kevin Goodwin ’80
CEO, Signostics, Ltd.
Augustin "Gus" Hart ’68
Augustin "Gus" Hart ’68
President, Western Illinois Bancshares, Inc.
Mahendran Jawaharlal ’86
Mahendran Jawaharlal ’86
COO, Campus Management Corporation
F. Austin Jones
F. Austin Jones
Senior Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, & Chief Trust Officer, Grinnell State Bank
Rev. Robert "Cam" McConnell ’72
Rev. Robert "Cam" McConnell ’72
Pastor, First Presbyterian Church - Manhattan, Kansas
Michael B. McCulley, Esq. ’70
Michael B. McCulley, Esq. ’70
Retired Assistant General Counsel, Johnson & Johnson
Alex McGehee ’81
Alex McGehee ’81
President, Anchor Lumber Do-It Center and Builders First Choice
Gary Melvin
Gary Melvin
Owner, Rural King
Bradley C. Nahrstadt ’89
Bradley C. Nahrstadt ’89
Partner, Lipe Lyons Murphy Nahrstadt & Pontikis Ltd.
Gail Simpson Owen ’74
Gail Simpson Owen ’74
Regional Superintendent of Schools for Mason, Tazewell and Woodford Counties
J. Hunter Peacock
J. Hunter Peacock
Retired Treasurer, Ahlstrom USA, Inc.
J. Stanley Pepper ’76
J. Stanley Pepper ’76
Chairman and CEO, The Pepper Companies
Anthony J. Perzigian ’66
Anthony J. Perzigian ’66
Board of Trustees Chair Advisor/Quality Assurance & Academic Affairs, Future University in Egypt
Jerri Picha ’75
Jerri Picha ’75
Facilities Manager, Blue Cross Blue Shield Illinois
Alumni Board Representative
Dennis M. Plummer ’73
Dennis M. Plummer ’73
Retired President, American Seeds, Inc.
Anita Ridge ’88
Anita Ridge ’88

Associate Vice Chancellor for Development, University of Illinois at Chicago

Susan Romaine
Susan Romaine

Owner, Walker Romaine Gallery and Studio Romaine

Hon. John Scotillo ’72
Hon. John Scotillo ’72
Retired Associate Judge, Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois
Carlos F. Smith ’90
Carlos F. Smith ’90
Medical Director/CEO, Smith Centers for Foot and Ankle Care
Sherm Smith ’72
Sherm Smith ’72
President & CEO, Chambers Group, Inc.
Nancy L. Snowden
Nancy L. Snowden
Retired Director, Caterpillar, Inc
Mark E. Taylor ’78
Mark E. Taylor ’78
Attorney, Citigroup Energy Inc.
Dwight Tierney ’69
Dwight Tierney ’69
Retired Senior Vice President, Madison Square Garden
George E. Trotter III ’70
George E. Trotter III ’70
Director/Realtor, Freeway Industrial Park - Santa Ana, Calif.
Beth Bowdoin Tyre ’96
Beth Bowdoin Tyre ’96
Human Resource Manager, Integrated Manufacturing Operations Division, Caterpillar, Inc.
Jean P. Witty ’88
Jean P. Witty ’88
Teacher, Glenbrook North High School
Richard E. Yahnke ’66
Richard E. Yahnke ’66
Retired Vice President, Worldwide Agricultural Parts Marketing, Deere & Company
Jackie Bell Zachmeyer ’89
Jackie Bell Zachmeyer ’89
Finance Director, Construction & Forestry, Deere & Company

Trustees Emeriti

Robert J. Ardell ’62
Robert J. Ardell ’62

Years of Service: 25

Retired President, Nippon Oil Exploration U.S.A. Ltd.
Nancy G. Beck ’53
Nancy G. Beck ’53

Years of Service: 13

 
David A. Bowers ‘60
David A. Bowers ‘60

Years of Service: 33

Vice Chairman and CEO, CompX International Inc.
Karen Chism ’65
Karen Chism ’65

Years of Service: 21

Clinical Compliance Consultant
John A. Courson
John A. Courson

Years of Service: 5

President & CEO, Home Builders Institute
Walter S. Huff, Jr. ’56
Walter S. Huff, Jr. ’56

Years of Service: 21

Gerdes Huff Investments
William T. Irelan ’62
William T. Irelan ’62

Years of Service: 20

Ret. General Counsel, ACDI/VOCA
Barbara Watt Johnson ’52
Barbara Watt Johnson ’52

Years of Service: 10

 
Gerald A. Marxman ’56
Gerald A. Marxman ’56

Years of Service: 13

Retired President/Co-Founder, CommTech International
Charles E. Morris
Charles E. Morris

Years of Service: 13

Emeritus Mathematics Professor, Illinois State University

Retired Vice Chancellor for Academic and
Student Affairs, Illinois Board of Regents

H. Safford Peacock
H. Safford Peacock

Years of Service: 35

H. Safford Peacock Investment Management
Roger W. Rasmusen ’56
Roger W. Rasmusen ’56

Years of Service: 39

Investment Management
Juanita W. Reinhard ’42
Juanita W. Reinhard ’42

Years of Service: 16

 
Bonnie Bondurant Shaddock ’54
Bonnie Bondurant Shaddock ’54

Years of Service: 15

Retired President, Oliver/Asselin Educational TV Production Co.
William Simpson ’65
William Simpson ’65

Years of Service: 8

Retired President, John Wood Community College
Frederick W. Wackerle ’61
Frederick W. Wackerle ’61

Years of Service: 33

Retired Chairman, Fred Wackerle, Inc.
Ralph E. Whiteman ’52
Ralph E. Whiteman ’52

Years of Service: 24

Retired President & CEO, Security Savings Bank
Sandra E. Wolf ’64
Sandra E. Wolf ’64

Years of Service: 10

President, Sandra E. Wolf Associates
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