Current Leadership

2019-2020 ILASFAA Leadership 

Board MembersNameInstitution
PresidentMark D. San MarinoDeVry University - Chicago
President-ElectKaren LeVequeDePaul University
Past PresidentMichelle CornellIllinois State University
Executive Vice PresidentDawn KamphausParkland College
Vice President for Community CollegesPam LytelParkland College
Vice President for Health ProfessionsTim MartenSt. John's College of Nursing
Vice President for Private CollegesLaura CarrilloSaint Xavier University
Vice President for Proprietary InstitutionsMegan MeyerChamberlain College of Nursing
Vice President Senior Public InstitutionsRoberta SmithWestern Illinois University
SecretaryBecky PratherUniversity of Illinois-Springfield
TreasurerTBDMilikin University
Treasurer-ElectJo BransonSpoon River College
Northern Regional CoordinatorKelly OwensElgin Community College
Chicago Regional CoordinatorJose AyalaUniversity of Illinois-Chicago
Southern Regional CoordinatorCheri RushingRend Lake College
Ex-OfficioSamuel NelsonIllinois Student Assistance Commission - Deerfield
Committee ChairsName     
Awards & RecognitionMichelle CornellAssistant Director
College Awareness & PreparationEkateryna BondarevaFinancial Aid Administrator
Conference Facilities (includes tech)Elyse WellerCoordinator of Compliance, Training and Outreach
Conference Facilities (includes tech)Debbie Forrester        Loan Specialist
Conference ProgamNathan EatonAssistant Director of Financial Aid
Conference ProgamCourtney RuffattiFinancial Aid Specialist
Conference Site SelectionMary ShawDirector of Financial Aid Operations
Corporate SupportMichelle StippDirector, Financial Aid Services
Corporate SupportKathleen FacendaDirector, Business Development
Diversity & Professional ConductDebbie ForresterLoan Specialist
Electronic CommunicatonsBambie Roy Associate Director-Systems
Event RegistrationJennifer SchultzFinancial Assistance Director
FinanceMichelle CornellAssistant Director
GovernanceMichelle CornellAssistant Director
ISAC Formula, Operations & Rules (combined)Scott SeibringDirector of Financial Aid
Legislative IssuesRoberta SmithAssociate Director of Financial Aid
Member Support & Research (combined)Michelle WortelDirector of Admissions and Financial Aid
Nominations & ElectionsMichelle CornellAssistant Director
Training & Professional DevelopmentKim EckManager, Partner Services
Training & Professional DevelopmentJennifer StoutEastern Illinois University