You can much more have an influence on the debate when you sit at the bargaining table.
Angela Merkel

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6 + 3 = 9, but so does 5 + 4. The way you do things isn’t always the only way to do them. Respect other people’s way of thinking.

Leadership - Staff

Executive Director

Interns  2021-2022

  • Alicion Connor, Undergraduate Student, Bradley University
  • Ashlee Ingersoll, Undergraduate Student, Bradley University


Board of Directors

President Octavian Gabor, Methodist College 

President Elect Julia Ghantous, Illinois Central College

Secretary Connie Tomczyk, Teacher (retired)

Treasurer Michael Gilles, David Vaughn Investments 

Immediate Past President Kathryn Eissfeldt, Freelance Writer

Directors Terms Expire 2022

  • Anne Fox, (retired)
  • Paul Resnick, Illinois Central College
  • Beatriz Ramirez, SBDC, International Trade Center, Bradley University

Directors Terms Expire 2023

  • Conrad Stinnett, OSF
  • Don Samford, Teacher (retired)
  • Dr. Beverly Ketel, (retired)

Directors Terms Expire 2024

  • Edith Barnard, Barnard Communications
  • Michelle Eaton, Comptroller, Bradley University
  • Gregory Wilson, Illinois Central College, PPSD School Board President
  • Joshua Zulu, Caterpillar, Inc. (retired)