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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 11, 2000

Ryan Names Gene Callahan to SIU Board of Trustees; Makes Appointments to Boards and Commissions

SPRINGFIELD -- Governor George H. Ryan today announced the appointment of Gene Callahan to the Southern Illinois University Board of Trustees.

"Gene brings a wealth of experience to the SIU Board of Trustees," Ryan said. "His diverse background and unique experiences will bring a fresh perspective to the university and will help students, faculty and staff effectively deal with the issues facing the Carbondale, Edwardsville and Springfield campuses."

Callahan, 66, of Springfield, has had a long and distinguished career in both the public and private sectors. Currently retired, Callahan worked with Major League Baseball as director of governmental relations. Previously, he served as Alan Dixon's Chief of Staff for 19 years, spanning Dixon's tenure as State Treasurer, Secretary of State and U.S. Senator. He also worked in the press offices of former Governor Shapiro and then Lt. Governor Paul Simon.

"Gene is longtime supporter of education and a man of the highest integrity. I am confident he will serve the university well," Ryan added.

Callahan replaces George Wilkins on the board. His appointment, which expires January 20, 2003, requires confirmation by the Illinois Senate.

Ryan also announced the following appointments to Illinois boards and commissions:

To the Advisory Board to the Department of Natural Resources:

  • Charles J. Wenk, Jr., 70, of Winfield, an appointment for a term ending January 16, 2006. Wenk is the retired Vice President of Dearborn Financial Publishing Co.

Members of the Advisory Board to the Department of Natural Resources are paid expenses only. The appointment does not require Senate confirmation.

To the Illinois Committee for Agricultural Education:

  • David L. Cattron, 56, of Joliet, an appointment for a term ending March 13, 2003. Cattron is an agriculture instructor at Joliet Junior College.

  • Kevin E. Daugherty, 34, of LeRoy, an appointment for a term ending March 13, 2003. Daugherty is the Illinois Farm Bureau's Education Manager.

  • Marilyn Engelbrecht, 54, of Chillicothe, an appointment for a term ending March 13, 2002. Engelbrecht is employed by Illinois Central College.

  • Leonard A. Harzman, 59, of Macomb, a reappointment for a term ending March 13, 2002. Harzman is a Professor of Agriculture at Western Illinois University.

  • Russell Alan Leman, 49, of Roanoke, an appointment for a term ending March 13, 2003. Leman is an agriculture teacher at Roanoke-Benson High School.

  • Gail E. Petersdorff, 57, of Long Grove, a reappointment for a term ending March 13, 2002. Petersdorff is the Cook County Farm Bureau's Agriculture In the Classroom coordinator.

  • Thomas L. Reedy, 75, of Lovington, a reappointment for a term ending March 13, 2001. Reedy is a retired animal science instructor with Lake Land College.

  • Nelson Thorp, 54, of Wapella, an appointment for a term ending March 13, 2002. Thorp is President of Thorp Seed Company.

  • Steve Woodrum, 19, of Jacksonville, an appointment for a term ending March 13, 2002. Woodrum is Section 15 President of the FFA.

Members of the Illinois Committee for Agricultural Education are paid expenses only. The appointments require Senate confirmation.

To the Illinois Arts Council:

  • Averill Leviton, 68, of Chicago, an appointment for a term ending June 30, 2002. Leviton is Executive Director of the Choral Ensemble of Chicago.

Members of the Illinois Arts Council are expenses only. The appointment does not require Senate confirmation.

To the Assisted Living and Shared Housing Advisory Board:

  • Judy Amiano, 40, of Bourbonnais, an appointment for a term ending August 1, 2002. Amiano is Vice President of Senior Services for Riverside Health System.

  • William A. Bell, 46, of Springfield, an appointment for a term ending August 1, 2003. Bell is Deputy Director of the Illinois Department of Public Health.

  • David B. Citron, 53, of Highland Park, an appointment for a term ending August 1, 2003. Citron is Assistant Director of the Illinois Department of Public Aid.

  • Peter Dwars, 51, of Chicago, an appointment for a term ending August 1, 2001. Dwars is Executive Director of the Illinois Housing Development Authority.

  • Stuart Gaines, 48, of Rockford, an appointment for a term ending August 1, 2001. Gaines is President of Community Care Alternatives, Inc.

  • Roosevelt Gallion, 58, of Chicago, an appointment for a term ending August 1, 2001. Gallion is employed by Advocate Bethany Hospital as manager of Continuous Quality Improvement and Education.

  • Henry C. Hanselman, 64, of Springfield, an appointment for a term ending August 1, 2001. Hanselman is a regional administrator with Illinois State Fire Marshall's Office.

  • Neyna Johnson, 47, of Springfield, an appointment for a term ending August 1, 2001. Johnson is the Long Term Care Ombudsman with the Illinois Department on Aging.

  • Arnold Kanter, 54, of Highland Park, an appointment for a term ending August 1, 2003. Kanter is Managing Director of the Assisted Living Division of Barton Management.

  • Nora Knapik, 53, of Bloomingdale, an appointment for a term ending August 1, 2001. Knapik is director of home health services for Carle Foundation Hospital.

  • Matthew J. Murer, 31, of Chicago, an appointment for a term ending August 1, 2002. Murer is an attorney with Duane, Morris & Heckscher, LLP.

  • Nancy Nelson, 52, of Springfield, an appointment for a term ending August 1, 2003. Nelson is Deputy Director of the Illinois Department on Aging.

  • Robyn O'Neill, 46, of Wheeling, an appointment for a term ending August 1, 2003. O'Neill is an attorney/regional ombudsman for the Legal Assistance Foundation of Chicago.

  • Maria Schmidt, 44, of Springfield, an appointment for a term ending August 1, 2002. Schmidt is Assistant Executive Director of the Illinois Health Care Association.

  • David L. Schreiner, 38, of Dixon, an appointment for a term ending August 1, 2002. Schreiner is Vice President of Katherine Shaw Bethea Hospital.

  • David Staats, 50, of Chicago, an appointment for a term ending August 1, 2003. Staats is Associate Professor of clinical medicine at the University of Illinois Chicago.

  • Leigh Steiner, 49, of Springfield, an appointment for a term ending August 1, 2003. Steiner is Associate Director of the Office of Mental Health with Illinois Department of Human Services.

Members of the Assisted Living and Shared Housing Advisory Board are paid expenses only. The appointments do not require Senate confirmation.

To the Assisted Living and Shared Housing Quality of Life Advisory Committee:

  • William A. Bell, 46, of Springfield, an appointment for a term ending August 1, 2003. Bell is Deputy Director of the Illinois Department of Public Health.

  • C. Jean Blaser, 57, of Springfield, an appointment for a term ending August 1, 2003. Blaser is manager of the Community Care Program at the Illinois Department on Aging.

  • Cynthia Campbell, 43, of Northbrook, an appointment for a term ending August 1, 2001. Campbell is Director of Operations for In Home Health, Inc.

  • David B. Citron, 53, of Highland Park, an appointment for a term ending August 1, 2003. Citron is Assistant Director of the Illinois Department of Public Aid.

  • Nancy Flowers, 45, of Evanston, an appointment for a term ending August 1, 2003. Flowers is the Long-Term Care Ombudsman for the City of Evanston.

  • Mary Pat Frye, 45, of Joliet, an appointment for a term ending August 1, 2001. Frye is case coordination unit director for the Senior Services Center of Will county.

  • Stuart Gaines, 48, of Rockford, an appointment for a term ending August 1, 2001. Gaines is President of Community Care Alternatives, Inc.

  • Mary Ann Manion, 32, of Highland Park, an appointment for a term ending August 1, 2001. Manion is Director of the Weinberg Community for Senior Living.

  • Matthew J. Murer, 31, of Chicago, an appointment for a term ending August 1, 2002. Murer is an attorney with Duane, Morris & Heckscher, LLP.

  • Cheryl Sugent, 52, of Petersburg, an appointment for a term ending August 1, 2003. Sugent is manager of the Division of Older American Services with the Illinois Department on Aging.

  • Terrence Sullivan, 52, of Oak Park, an appointment for a term ending August 1, 2002. Sullivan is Executive Director of the Illinois Council on Long Term Care.

  • Steven J. Wannemacher, 49, of Bloomington, an appointment for a term ending August 1, 2002. Wannemacher is Executive Vice President of Heritage Enterprises, Inc.

Members of the Assisted Living and Shared Housing Quality of Life Advisory Committee are paid expenses only. The appointments do not require Senate confirmation.

To the Internal Audit Advisory Board:

  • C. William Coons, 57, of Springfield, a reappointment for a term ending February 1, 2002. Coons is Chief Internal Auditor for the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation.

  • Bradley Hammond, 48, of Springfield, a reappointment for a term ending February 1, 2003. Hammond is Chief Internal Auditor for the Illinois Department of Natural Resources.

  • Nancy J. Hilger, 54, of Springfield, a reappointment for a term ending February 1, 2003. Hilger is Chief Internal Auditor for the Illinois Department of Agriculture.

  • Stephen D. Kirk, 35, of Springfield, an appointment for a term ending February 1, 2003. Kirk is Chief Internal Auditor for the Illinois Capital Development Board.

  • Lesslie Morgan, 48, of Loami, an appointment for a term ending February 1, 2001. Morgan is Chief Internal Auditor for the Illinois Department of Insurance.

Members of the Internal Audit Advisory Board are paid expenses only. The appointments do not require Senate confirmation.

To the State Banking Board of Illinois:

  • Peter Fasseas, 61, of Chicago, an appointment for a term ending January, 1, 2004. Fasseas is President and Chairman of the Board of Metropolitan Bank Group.

Members of the State Banking Board of Illinois are paid expenses only. The appointment requires Senate confirmation.

To the Illinois Building Commission:

  • Bruce Bonczyk, 49, of Springfield, a reappointment for a term ending May 1, 2003. Bonczyk is an attorney and owner of Bruce Bonczyk, Ltd.

  • Kenneth Crocco, 48, of Harvard, a reappointment for a term ending May 1, 2003. Crocco is Vice President of ArchiTech Consulting, Inc.

  • Robert Cusick, 48, of Springfield, an appointment for a term ending May 1, 2003. Cusick is Senior Vice President of Hanson Engineers, Inc.

  • David Danley, 59, of Barrington, a reappointment for a term ending May 1, 2003. Danley is the Chief of Fire/EMS/Building and Zoning with the Village of Barrington.

  • Berardo DeSimone, 75, of Elmhurst, a reappointment for a term ending May 1, 2003. DeSimone is the DuPage County Regional Superintendent of Schools.

  • Steven Wydeveld, 48, of Manhattan, an appointment for a term ending June 19, 2001. Wydeveld is project superintendent for Blackhawk General Contractors, Inc.

Members of the Illinois Building Commission are paid per diem plus expenses. The appointments are subject to Senate confirmation.

To the Civil Service Commission:

  • Raymond Ewell, 71, of Chicago, an appointment for a term ending March 1, 2005. Ewell is an attorney and former state representative.

  • Barbara Peterson, 66, of Beecher, an appointment for a term ending March 1, 2005. Peterson is Secretary of the Will County Planning and Zoning Commission.

Members of the Civil Service Commission receive an annual salary of $20,000. The appointments require Senate confirmation.

To the Illinois Commission on Volunteerism and Community Service:

  • William Braden, 56, of Glenview, a reappointment for a term ending May 1, 2003. Braden is CEO of the American Red Cross of Greater Chicago.

  • Sheila Lyne, 64, of Chicago, a reappointment for a term ending May 1, 2003. Lyne is Commissioner of the Chicago Department of Public Health.

  • Glenn "Max" McGee, 50, of Barrington, an appointment for a term ending May 1, 2003. McGee is the State Superintendent of Education.

  • John Stroger, Jr., 71, of Chicago, an appointment for a term ending May 1, 2003. Stroger is President of the Cook County Board of Commissioners.

  • Ray Vazquez, 48, of Chicago, an appointment for a term ending May 1, 2003. Vazquez is Commissioner of the Chicago Department of Human Services.

Members of the Illinois Commission on Volunteerism and Community Service are paid expenses only. The appointments do not require Senate confirmation.

To the Court of Claims:

  • Richard T. Mitchell, 51, of Jacksonville, a reappointment for a term ending January 16, 2006. Mitchell is Partner with Thomson, Mitchell & McNeely, P.C.

Mitchell will be paid an annual salary of $49,267. The appointment requires Senate confirmation.

To the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority:

  • Maureen A. Josh, 52, of Sycamore, an appointment for a term ending January 19, 2004. Josh is Dekalb County Circuit Clerk.

Members of the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority are paid expenses only. The appointment does not require Senate confirmation.

To the Illinois Development Finance Authority:

  • Bo Daniels, 39, of Chicago, an appointment for a term ending January 19, 2004. Daniels is a vice president with Goldman, Sachs & Company.

  • Ronald Santo, 58, of Burr Ridge, an appointment for a term ending January 19, 2004. Santo is president of the Mid-City National Bank of Chicago.

Members of the Illinois Development Finance Authority are paid expenses only. The appointments require Senate confirmation.

To the Illinois State Board of Education:

  • Marjorie Branch, 73, of Chicago, an appointment for a term ending January 10, 2001. Branch is an instructional supervisor for DePaul University and is a former Deputy Superintendent of Chicago Public Schools.

Members of the Illinois State Board of Education are paid per diem plus expenses. The appointment is subject to Senate confirmation.

To the Illinois Education Facilities Authority:

  • Charles MacKelvie, 56, of Park Ridge, a reappointment for a term ending June 30, 2001. MacKelvie is an attorney and President of MacKelvie & Associates.

  • Russell White, 54, of Wilmington, an appointment for a term ending June 30, 2001. White is Superintendent of Wilmington Community unit School District #209.

Members of the Illinois Education Facilities Authority are paid expenses only. The appointments do not require Senate confirmation.

To the State Board of Elections:

  • Albert Porter, 69, of Chicago, an appointment for a term ending June 30, 2001. Porter is an attorney with the Forest Preserve Legal Department.

Members of the State Board of Elections are paid an annual salary of $29,692. The appointment is subject to Senate confirmation.

To the Governor's Advisory Council on Literacy:

  • Dale Christianson, 56, of Aurora, an appointment for a term ending when a successor is appointed. Christianson is the program director for the Illinois office of Literacy Volunteers of America, Inc.

Members of the Governors Advisory Council on Literacy are paid expenses only. The appointment does not require Senate confirmation.

To Governor's State University Board of Trustees:

  • Kathleen Field Orr, 52, of Flossmoor, an appointment for a term ending January 15, 2001. Orr is an attorney in private practice.

  • Lorine Samuels, 62, of New Lenox, for a term ending January 15, 2001. Samuels is President of Strategic Business Services, Inc.

Members of Governors State University Board of Trustees are paid expenses only. The appointments are subject to Senate confirmation.

To the Illinois Health Care Cost Containment Council:

  • Jay Kiokemeister, 38, of Park Ridge, an appointment for a term ending September 5, 2002. Kiokemeister is Chief of Anesthesia for Magna Health Systems and President of Ambulatory Anesthesiologists of Chicago.

  • James Kowalczyk, 54, of River Forest, an appointment for a term ending September 5, 2002. Kowalczyk is group vice president for the Illinois Hospital & Health Systems Association.

  • Edward Leary, 57, of Downers Grove, an appointment for a term ending September 5, 2002. Leary is medical director for Humana Health Plans.

  • Irv Smith, 71, of Springfield, an appointment for a term ending September 5, 2002. Smith is an alderman for the City of Springfield.

  • Lawrence Swearingen, 58, of Quincy, an appointment for a term ending September 5, 2002. Swearingen is President and CEO of Blessing Hospital.

Members of the Illinois Health Care Cost Containment Council are paid per diem plus expenses. The appointments are subject to Senate confirmation.

To the Health Facilities Planning Board:

  • Stuart Levine, 54, of Highland Park, a reappointment for a term ending June 30, 2003. Levine is an attorney and private investor.

  • Louis Libert, of Naperville, a reappointment for a term ending June 30, 2003. Libert is an attorney.

  • William Marovitz, 56, of Chicago, a reappointment for a term ending June 30, 2003. Marovitz is a former state legislator and president of Marovitz Group.

Members of the Health Facilities Planning Board are paid expenses only. The appointments require Senate confirmation.

To the Board of Higher Education:

  • Thomas Lamont, 53, of Springfield, a reappointment for a term ending July 1, 2001. Lamont is a Partner with Altheimer & Gray, Attorneys at Law and a member of the University of Illinois Board of Trustees.

  • Steven Lesnik, 60, of Winnetka, an appointment for a term ending January 31, 2003. Lesnik is owner/manager of KemperLesnik Communications.

  • Philip Rock, 63, of Oak Park, a reappointment for a term ending July 1, 2001. Rock is a former President of the Illinois State Senate and is currently president of Rock, Fusco & Garvey attorneys at law.

Members of the Board of Higher Education are paid expenses only. Lamont's and Rock's reappointments do not require Senate confirmation. Lesnik's appointment requires Senate confirmation.

To the Historic Preservation Agency Board of Trustees:

  • Julie Cellini, 58, of Springfield, a reappointment as Chair for a term ending January 21, 2002. Cellini is a freelance writer.

  • Pamela Daniels, 54, of Elmhurst, a reappointment for a term ending January 21, 2002. Daniels is a teacher at Sandburg Jr. High School.

  • Edward Genson, 59, of Deerfield, a reappointment for a term ending January 21, 2002. Genson is a partner with Genson & Gillespie attorneys at law.

  • Carol Stein, 58, of Chicago, a reappointment for a term ending January 15, 2001.

Members of the Historic Preservation Agency Board of Trustees are paid expenses only. The appointments are Subject to Senate confirmation.

To the Illinois Human Rights Commission:

  • Leroy Jordan, 58, of Springfield, an appointment for a term ending January 15, 2001. Jordan is employed by Springfield School District #186 as the coordinator of the Governmental Internship Program.

Jordan will receive an annual salary of $37,114. The appointment is subject to Senate confirmation.

To the Illinois International Port District Board:

  • Anthony DeAngelis, 37, of Palos Park, a reappointment for a term ending June 1, 2005. DeAngelis is director of real estate for Inter-Continental Real Estate & Development Corporation.

  • Rita Mullins, 55, of Palatine, an appointment for a term ending June 1, 2005. Mullins is the Mayor of Palatine.

Members of the Illinois International Port District Board receive an annual salary of $20,000. The appointments are subject to Senate confirmation.

To the Illinois Labor Relations Board; State Panel:

  • David Barkhausen, 50, of Lake Bluff, an appointment for a term ending January 28, 2002. Barkhausen is a former state legislator and is currently an associate with Brownson, Rehmus & Foxworth, Inc.

  • Manny Hoffman, 63, of Hazel Crest, an appointment as Chair for a term ending January 29, 2001. Hoffman is a former state representative now working in the insurance industry.

  • Michael McCormick, 41, of Champaign, an appointment for a term ending January 28, 2002. McCormick is employed by the University of Illinois' Institute of Government Affairs and is an attorney with Erwin, Martinkus & Cole.

  • Sandra Tristano, 49, of Glenview, an appointment for a term ending January 27, 2003. Tristano is general counsel with Pace Suburban Bus Service.

  • Peter Zelkoff, 71, of Lombard, an appointment for a term ending January 26, 2004. Zelkoff is president of Z Consultants, Ltd.

Members of the Illinois Labor Relations Board; State Panel receive an annual salary of $77,230. The Chair receives an annual salary of $85,809. The appointments are subject to Senate confirmation.

To the Illinois State Board of Investment:

  • Peter Fasseas, 61, of Chicago, an appointment for a term ending January 1, 2003. Fasseas is President and Chairman of the Board of Metropolitan Bank Group.

Members of the Illinois State Board of Investment are paid expenses only. The appointment is subject to Senate confirmation.

To the Joliet Regional Port District Board:

  • Robert F. Schwartz, 52, of Shorewood, an appointment for a term ending June 1, 2003. Schwartz is vice president of Boilermakers Union Local #1.

  • David Silverman, 47, of Channahon, an appointment for a term ending June 1, 2005. Silverman is an attorney and president of Mahoney, Silverman & Cross, Ltd.

Members of the Joliet Regional Port District Board are paid expenses only. The appointments require Senate confirmation.

To the Juvenile Justice Commission:

  • Angela Bowman, 30, of Springfield, a reappointment for a term ending February 1, 2002. Bowman is CEO of the Illinois Alcoholism and Drug Dependence Association.

  • Elizabeth Clarke, 50, of Evanston, a reappointment for a term ending February 1, 2003. Clarke is director of the Juvenile Justice Initiative.

  • R. T. Finney, 40, of Carbondale, an appointment for a term ending February 1, 2003. Finney is Chief of Police for the City of Carbondale.

  • George Hill, Jr., 57, of Forsyth, a reappointment for a term ending February 1, 2003. Hill is president of Mid-States General and Mechanical Contracting Corporation.

  • Bobbie Huskey, of Chicago, an appointment for a term ending February 1, 2003. Huskey is owner of Huskey and Associates, a consulting firm providing juvenile justice system planning and programming services.

  • Gordon Johnson, 67, of Des Plaines, a reappointment for a term ending February 1, 2003. Johnson is a former director of the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services and currently works in the social service/foster care industry.

  • C. Gary Leofanti, 54, of Richton Park, an appointment for a term ending February 1, 2003. Leofanti is executive director of Aunt Martha's Youth Service Center, Inc. and a representative of the Illinois Collaboration on Youth.

  • Sheila O'Brien, 44, of Glenview, a reappointment for a term ending February 1, 2003. O'Brien is an Illinois Appellate Court judge.

Members of the Juvenile Justice Commission are paid expenses only. The appointments do not require Senate confirmation.

To the Liquor Control Commission:

  • Don Adams, 64, of Springfield, a reappointment with the new designation as Chair for a term ending February 1, 2006. Adams is chairman of the midwest region of the National Association of State Liquor Administrators.

  • Robert Hayes, 82, of Hopkins Park, an appointment for a term ending February 1, 2006. Hayes is retired from the Kankakee County State's Attorney's Office.

  • James Hogan, 58, of Palos Hills, a reappointment for a term ending February 1, 2006. Hogan is an administrator with Teamsters Local #714.

  • Lillibeth Lopez, 34, of Chicago, an appointment for a term ending February 1, 2006. Lopez is administrative coordinator for the Illinois Resource Center.

Members of the Liquor Control Commission are paid an annual salary of $28,000. The chair receives $32,000 annually. The appointments are subject to Senate confirmation.

To the Illinois Medical District Commission:

  • Abraham Morgan, 58, of Oak Park, for a reappointment for a term ending June 30, 2005. Morgan is president and CEO of Adaway's, Inc.

Members of the Illinois Medical District Commission are paid expenses only. The reappointment does not require Senate confirmation.

To the Pollution Control Board:

  • G. Tanner Girard, 48, of Jacksonville, a reappointment for a term ending July 1, 2003. Girard has been a board member since 1992.

  • Nicholas Melas, 77, of Chicago, a reappointment for a term ending July 1, 2003. Melas is a former Commissioner of the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago.

Members of the Pollution Control Board are paid an annual salary of $96,238. The appointments are subject to Senate confirmation.

To the Prairie State 2000 Authority Board of Directors:

  • Lori Healy, 40, of Chicago, a reappointment for a term ending July 1, 2002. Healy is employed by Perkins & Will.

Members of the Prairie State 2000 Authority Board of Directors are paid expenses only. The appointment is subject to Senate confirmation.

To the Illinois Prisoner Review Board:

  • Arvin Boddie, 47, of Chicago, an appointment for a term ending January 15, 2006. Boddie is an attorney and former Commissioner with the Illinois Court of Claims.

Members of the Prisoner Review Board are paid an annual salary of $70,620. The appointment is subject to Senate Confirmation.

To the Illinois Racing Board:

  • William Chamblin, 68, of Robinson, an appointment for a term ending July 1, 2002. Chamblin is chairman and CEO of Bradford Supply Company.

  • Ralph Gonzalez, 69, of Jacksonville, a reappointment for a term ending July 1, 2006. Gonzalez is a retired insurance executive.

  • William Parrillo, 71, of Oak Brook, an appointment for a term ending July 1, 2002. Parrillo is chairman and president of Safeway Insurance Company.

  • John Simon, 58, of Chicago, a reappointment for a term ending July 1, 2006. Simon is a partner with Jenner & Block.

Members of the Illinois Racing Board are paid per diem plus expenses. The appointments are subject to Senate confirmation.

To the Real Estate Appraisal Board:

  • William Hocter, 66, of Glencoe, a reappointment for a term ending July 1, 2004. Hocter is an adjunct professor with DePaul University.

  • Robert Kruse, 50, of Chicago, an appointment for a term ending January 15, 2001. Kruse is the chief of administrative services for the Cook County Board of Review.

Members of the Real Estate Appraisal Board are paid per diem plus expenses. The appointments do not require Senate confirmation.

To the Real Estate Education Advisory Council:

  • John Michaels, 57, of Prospect Heights, an appointment for a term ending October 1, 2001. Michaels is a professor of real estate at Oakton Community College.

  • Hubert Cioromski, 40, of Park Ridge, an appointment for a term ending October 1, 2002. Cioromski is president of Troy Realty, Ltd.

  • Wayne Edwards, 53, of Chatham, an appointment for a term ending October 1, 2003. Edwards is director of professional development for the Illinois Association of Realtors.

Members of the Real Estate Education Advisory Council receive per diem plus expenses. The appointments do not require Senate confirmation.

To the Recycled Content Products Task Force:

  • George Brabec, 46, of Chicago, an appointment for a term ending when a successor is named. Brabec is a regional sales manager for Weyerhaeuser Company.

  • George Browning, 48, of Carterville, an appointment for a term ending when a successor is named. Browning is the solid waste coordinator for the Jackson County Health Department.

  • Kathleen Connors, 49, of Wheaton, an appointment for a term ending when a successor is named. Connors is executive director of the Illinois Recycling Association.

  • Mark Alan Macleod, 51, of Elgin, an appointment for a term ending when a successor is named. Macleod is the solid waste coordinator for the Village of Schaumburg.

  • Stephen Mitchell, 47, of Kankakee, an appointment for a term ending when a successor is named. Mitchell is president and CEO of the Kankakee County Training Center for the Disabled.

  • Lynne Padovan, 58, of Charleston, an appointment for a term ending when a successor is named. Padovan is executive director of the Illinois Environmental Council.

  • Mary Rosen, 65, of Mount Prospect, an appointment for a term ending when a successor is named. Rosen director of sales and marketing for the House of Doolittle.

  • Marsha Serlin, of Chicago, an appointment for a term ending when a successor is named. Serlin is the owner of United Scrap Metal, Inc.

  • Paul Walker, 50, of Normal, an appointment for a term ending when a successor is named. Walker is a professor of animal science at Illinois State University.

Members of the Recycled Content Products Task Force are paid expenses only. The appointments do not require Senate confirmation.

To the State Rehabilitation Council:

  • Mary Clark, 44, of Oak Park, an appointment for a term ending July 1, 2003. Clark is executive director of Hearing Loss Link.

  • Brian Johnson, 46, of Chicago, an appointment for a term ending July 1, 2003. Johnson is a freelance producer of commercials and a former counselor with the Illinois Department of Rehabilitation Services.

  • Marbella Marsh, of Decatur, an appointment for a term ending July 1, 2003. Marsh is the state coordinator of the Latino Youth/Hispanic Rehabilitation Program.

  • Jeanne Naglewski, 56, of Naperville, an appointment for a term ending July 1, 2003. Naglewski is vice president of Self Help for Hard of Hearing.

  • Robert Nunn, 77, of Urbana, a reappointment for a term ending July 1, 2001. Nunn is retired.

Members of the State Rehabilitation Council receive expenses only. The appointments require Senate confirmation.

To the Southwestern Illinois Development Authority:

  • Joe Behnken, 55, of O'Fallon, a reappointment for a term ending January 19, 2004. Behnken is owner of Behnken and Company, a small business management consulting firm.

  • Mark Deschaine, 44, of Belleville, a reappointment for a term ending January 20, 2003. Deschaine is President of Deschaine and Company.

  • John Fruit, 60, of Edwardsville, an appointment for a term ending January 21, 2002. Fruit is community president of Union Planters Bank.

  • Theodore Prehn, 38, of Bethalto, a reappointment for a term ending January 20, 2003. Prehn is president of T.L. Prehn Properties, Inc.

Members of the Southwestern Illinois Development Authority are paid expenses only. The appointments require Senate confirmation.

To the State University Retirement System Board of Trustees:

  • Nancy DeSombre, 61, of Oak Park, a reappointment for a term ending June 30, 2005. DeSombre is president of Harold Washington College.

  • Fred Giertz, 57, of Champaign, a reappointment for a term ending June 30, 2005. Giertz is a professor of economics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Members of the State University Retirement System Board of Trustees are paid expenses only. The appointments do not require Senate confirmation.

To the Illinois State Toll Highway Authority:

  • Kenneth Cabay, 49, of Deer Park, an appointment for a term ending May 1, 2003. Cabay is president of Cabay & Company, Inc.

Members of the Illinois State Toll Highway Authority are paid an annual salary of $26,900. The appointment requires Senate confirmation.

To the University of Illinois Board of Trustees as the voting student member:

  • Arun Reddy, 23, of South Barrington, an appointment for a term ending June 30, 2001.

Reddy will be paid expenses only. His appointment does not require Senate confirmation.

To the Illinois Veterans Advisory Council:

  • Norbert Bentele, 67, of Quincy, an appointment for a term ending October 1, 2001. Bentele is retired and a member of various veterans organizations.

  • Alfred Galvan, 77, of Lombard, a reappointment for a term ending October 1, 2002. Galvan is retired.

  • Lee Patton, 76, of Springfield, a reappointment for a term ending October 1, 2001. Patton is retired.

  • Kathryn Rutledge, 53, of Bloomington, an appointment for a term ending October 1, 2001. Rutledge is employed by State Farm Insurance Company and is a active member in various veterans organizations.

  • Alexander Walter, 86, of Indian Head Park, an appointment for a term ending October 1, 2001. Walter is a retired attorney who does pro bono work for hospitalized and disabled veterans.

  • Michael Walton, 51, of Springfield, an appointment for a term ending October 1, 2001. Walton is the director of support services for the Sangamon County Sheriff's Department.

Members of the Illinois Veterans Advisory Council are paid expenses only. The appointments do not require Senate confirmation.

To the Waukegan Port District Board:

  • Dale Johnson, 51, of Winthrop Harbor, an appointment for a term ending May 31, 2003. Johnson is vice president of government affairs for Abbott Laboratories.

  • Andrew Schapals, 34, of Waukegan, an appointment for a term ending May 31, 2005. Schapals is the technology licensing manager for Abott Laboratories.

Members of the Waukegan Port District Board are paid expenses only. The appointments require Senate confirmation.

To the Will-Kankakee Regional Development Authority:

  • Barbara Peterson, 66, of Beecher, a reappointment for a term ending January 20, 2003. Peterson is Secretary of the Will County Planning and Zoning Commission.

Members of the Will-Kankakee Regional Development Authority are paid expenses only. The reappointment requires Senate confirmation.

To the Women's Business Ownership Council:

  • Hazel King, 51, of Chicago, an appointment for a term ending September 1, 2002. King is owner of H.A. King & Associates, Inc.

  • Hedy Ratner, 59, of Chicago, a reappointment for a term ending September 1, 2002. Ratner is co-president of the Women's Business Development Center.

Members of the Women's Business Ownership Council are paid expenses only. The appointments do not require Senate confirmation.

To the Workers' Compensation Advisory Board:

  • Margaret Blackshere, 59, of Niles, an appointment for a term ending January 19, 2002. Blackshere is president of the Illinois AFL-CIO

Members of the Workers' Compensation Advisory Board are paid expenses only. The appointment requires Senate confirmation.



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