Leadership

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We’re pleased to present the Executive Council and Voting Directors

President

Past-President


Theresa McGee
pastpresident@ilaea.org

State Vice President


Christopher Grodoski
vicepresident@ilaea.org

State Secretary


Jeanette Thompson
secretary@ilaea.org

Treasurer/Business Manager


Joanna Angelopoulos
businessmanager@ilaea.org

Central Vice President


Carol-Lynn Comparetto
centralvp@ilaea.org

NE Vice President


Gina Szulkowski
northeastvp@ilaea.org

NW Vice President


Rebecca Hubbs
northwestvp@ilaea.org

Southern Vice President


Josh Shearer
southernvp@ilaea.org

Membership Coordinator


MacKenzie Powell
membership@ilaea.org

Publications Coordinator

Exhibitions Coordinator


Stacey Gross
exhibitions@ilaea.org

 

Conference Coordinators

   
Erin Blaser and Melissa Righter
conference@ilaea.org

IAEA Board of Directors (non-voting positions)

NE Events Coordinator


Patricia Novickas

NEevents@ilaea.org

NE Communications Coordinator


Ingrid Crepas
nesecretary@ilaea.org

Central Events Coordinator


Karen Schaschwary Brinker centralevents@ilaea.org

Central Communications Coordinator


Emma Long-Ingram
centralsecretary@ilaea.org

NW Events Coordinator


Donna Davis
nwevents@ilaea.org

NW Communications Coordinator


Michael Skura
nwsecretary@ilaea.org

Southern Events Coordinator


Jeremy Crawford
southevents@ilaea.org

Southern Secretary


Emily Pokojski
southernsecretary@ilaea.org

 

Mosaic Editors

 
Jennifer Wargin & Kerry Parrish
mosaic@ilaea.org

Poster Coordinator


Heidi O’Hanley
posters@ilaea.org

Website/Electronic Editor


Theresa McGee
website@ilaea.org

Conference Registrar


Melissa Righter
conference@ilaea.org

Student Art Show Coordinator


Susan Tiemstra
studentshow@ilaea.org

Youth Art Month Coordinator


Tricia Frost
youthart@ilaea.org

Pre-Service Student Advisor


Ailysh Cooper
studentadvisor@ilaea.org

Advocacy Advisor


Michael Skura
advocacy@ilaea.org

Museum Liaison

John
John Lustig
museums@ilaea.org

CPS Liaison

Erin Lynch  cps@ilaea.org

IRAE Chair


Anne Becker
irae@ilaea.org

Professional Development


Joan Mills
prodev@ilaea.org

Webinars


Theresa McGee
webinar@ilaea.org

Graphics


Suzanne Farr
graphics@ilaea.org

Book Study


Kerry Parrish
bookstudy@ilaea.org

Special Needs Liaison 


Kelly Gross