Current Leadership

2021-2022 ILASFAA Leadership 

Board Members

Name

Institution

President

Michelle Ortiz Wortel

University of Chicago - Law School

President-Elect

Tim Marten

St. John's College of Nursing

Past President

Karen LeVeque

DePaul University

Executive Vice President

Kelly Owens

Elgin Community College

Vice President for Community Colleges

Robert Bielmeier

Parkland College

Vice President for Health Professions

Angie Robinson

Methodist College

Vice President for Private Colleges

Susan Swisher

Saint Xavier University

Vice President for Proprietary Institutions

Megan Meyer

Chamberlain College of Nursing

Vice President Senior Public Institutions

Jen Stout

Eastern Illinois University

Secretary

Melissa Ann Sersland

Northwestern University

Treasurer

Jo Branson

Spoon River College

Treasurer-Elect

Bambie Roy

University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign

Northern Regional Coordinator

Nathon Eaton

Methodist College of Nursing

Chicago Regional Coordinator

Hillary Kunz

Southwest Illinois College    

Southern Regional Coordinator

Aesha Engeldinger

DePaul University

Ex-Officio

Samuel Nelson

Illinois Student Assistance Commission - Deerfield


 

Committee Chairs

Name

Institution

Awards & Recognition

Karen LeVeque

DePaul University

Conference Facilities Co-Chair 

Robert Bielmeier

Parkland College

Conference Facilities Co-Chair 

Debbie

Ascendium Education Group

Conference Program Co-Chair

Josh Keen

University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign

Conference Program Co-Chair

Mesha Garner

Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville

Conference Site Selection Co-Chair

Mary Shaw

DePaul University

Corporate Support Co-Chair

Greg Putra

Kishwaukee College

Corporate Support Co-Chair

Daniel Garrity

ISL Education Lending

College Awareness and Preparation Co-Chair

Julie Finn

Campus Logic

College Awareness and Preparation Co-Chair

Daniel Matamoros

Loyola University - Chicago

Diversity & Professional Conduct

Richard Hayes

City Colleges of Chicago

Electronic Communications Co-Chair

Andrea Velazquez Duran

Northwestern University - Chicago Office

Electronic Communications Co-Chair

Ivy Gromala

School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Event Registration

Jennifer Schultz

Sauk Valley Community College

Finance Committee

Karen LeVeque

DePaul University

Graduate Professional Chair

Jill Gable

Rush University

Governance Committee

Karen LeVeque

DePaul University

ISAC Formula, Operations & Rules

Maureen Amos

Northeastern Illinois University

Legislative Issues co-Chair

Michelle Stipp

Roosevelt University

Legislative Issues Co-Chair

Kim Eck

Illinois Student Assistance Commission

Member Support & Research Co-Chair

Renee Urian

The University of Chicago

Member Support & Research Co-Chair

Lauren Hackett

Oakton Community College - Des Plaines

Nominations & Elections

Karen LeVeque

DePaul University

Research

Donita Cook

Oakton Community College - Des Plaines

Training & Professional Development  Co-Chair

Elyse Weller

Southern Illinois University - Carbondale

Training & Professional Development Co-Chair

Katie Mueller

CEFCU