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IASB Staff Directory

Click on the name of any member of the IASB staff to send a message. ​To reach staff members by phone, call 217/528-9688 or 630/629-3776 and enter the extension number listed to the right of each person. ALL extensions can be reached from either phone number, so use whichever phone number costs less from your location.

Office of General Counsel
Governmental Relations
Administrative Services
Member Services
Communications
Executive Searches
Meetings and Management
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Office of the Executive Director

Staff photo of Thomas Bertrand Thomas Bertrand – Executive Director, ext. 1130

Staff photo of Ben Schwarm  Ben Schwarm – Deputy Executive Director, ext. 1137
 

Staff photo for Chris Montrey Chris Montrey – Administrative Assistant, ext. 1143

Meetings Management 

Staff photo for Carla S. Bolt Carla S. Bolt – Director, ext. 1140
 

Staff photo for Shantel Rotherham Shantel Rotherham – Assistant Manager, ext. 1115
 

Executive Searches

Staff photo for Thomas Leahy Thomas Leahy – Director, ext. 1153
 

Staff photo for Dave Love Dave Love – Consultant, ext. 1148
 

Staff photo for Alan Molby Alan Molby – Consultant, ext. 1235
 

Staff photo for Jim Helton Jim Helton – Consultant, ext. 1102
 

Staff photo for Tim Buss Tim Buss – Consultant, ext. 1142
 

Staff photo for Valorie Moore Valorie Moore – Consultant, ext. 1233
 

Staff photo for Patricia Sullivan-Viniard Patricia Sullivan-Viniard – Consultant, ext. 1240
 

Staff photo for Mary Torgler Mary Torgler – Administrative Assistant, ext. 1217

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Office of General Counsel

Staff photo for Kimberly Small Kimberly Small – General Counsel, ext. 1226

Legal Services 

Staff photo for Maryam Brotine Maryam Brotine - Assistant General Counsel, ext. 1219

Staff photo for Debra Jacobson Debra Jacobson - Assistant General Counsel, ext. 1211

Staff photo for Bridget Trojan Bridget Trojan - Assistant Manager, ext. 1236

Staff photo for Ummehani Faizullabhoy Ummehani Faizullabhoy - Administrative Assistant, ext. 1227

Staff photo for James Wagner James Wagner – Administrative Assistant, ext. 1237

Policy Services 

Staff photo for Angie Powell Angie Powell – Director, ext. 1154

Staff photo for Boyd Fergurson Boyd Fergurson – Policy Consultant, ext. 1125

Staff photo for Ken Carter Ken Carter – Director, ext. 1210

Staff photo for Julie Niewinski Julie Niewinski – Administrative Assistant, ext. 1151

Staff photo for Breanna Rabacchi Breanna Rabacchi – Assistant Manager, ext. 1119

Staff photo for Kat Barone Kat Barone – Administrative Assistant, ext. 1239

Emily Tavernor – Administrative Assistant, ext. 1126

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Advocacy/Governmental Relations

Ben-Schwarm-100x100.png Ben Schwarm – Deputy Executive Director, ext. 1137

Staff photo for Deanna Sullivan Deanna Sullivan – Director, ext. 1123

Staff photo for Susan Hilton Susan Hilton – Director, ext. 1135

Staff photo for Zach Messersmith Zach Messersmith – Director, ext. 1149

Staff photo for Ronald Madlock Ronald Madlock – Assistant Director, ext. 1111

Staff photo for Mary Ellen Buch Mary Ellen Buch – Administrative Assistant, ext. 1132

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Administrative Services

Staff photo for Jennifer Feld Jennifer Feld – Associate Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer, ext. 1152

Staff photo for Karen Faith Karen Faith – Assistant Business Manager, ext. 1146

Staff photo for Patrick Shea Patrick Shea – Assistant Manager, Technology, ext. 1133

Staff photo for Daniel Nika Daniel Nika – Assistant Manager, Data Information Systems, ext. 1139

Staff photo for Camille Gillette Camille Gillette – Specialist III, ext. 1145

Staff photo for Sally Kimmel Sally Kimmel – Receptionist (A.M.), ext. 1100

Staff photo for Shari Mulvany Shari Mulvany – Receptionist (P.M.), ext. 1100

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Member Services

Staff photo for Dean Langdon Dean Langdon – Associate Executive Director, ext. 1141

Board Development

Staff photo for Nesa Brauer Nesa Brauer – Trainer, ext. 1127

Staff photo for Peggy Goone Peggy Goone – Assistant Manager, ext. 1103

Staff photo for Rhonda Cass Mackiney Rhonda Cass Mackiney – Administrative Assistant, ext. 1144

Staff photo for Linda Zulaski Linda Zulaski – Administrative Assistant, ext. 1212

Field Services

Staff photo for Reatha Owen Reatha Owen – Senior Director, ext. 1124

Staff photo for Patrick Allen Patrick Allen – Director, ext. 1150

Staff photo for Perry Hill IV Perry Hill, IV – Director, ext. 1120

Staff photo for Dee Molinare Dee Molinare – Director, ext. 1263

Staff photo for Laura Martinez Laura Martinez – Director, ext. 1245

Staff photo for Nakia Hall Nakia Hall – Director, ext. 1215

Staff photo for Sandra Kwasa Sandra Kwasa – Director, ext. 1213

Staff photo for Lori Grant Lori Grant – Director, ext. 1232

Staff photo for Deana Crenshaw Deana Crenshaw – Administrative Assistant, ext. 1116

Staff photo for Jenny Harkins Jenny Harkins – Administrative Assistant, ext. 1118

Staff photo for Chelsea Reimann Chelsea Reimann – Administrative Assistant, ext. 1117

Staff photo for Gretchen Watson Gretchen Watson – Administrative Assistant, ext. 1221

Staff photo for Cindy Rispens Cindy Rispens – Administrative Assistant, ext. 1229

Staff photo for Nancy Johnson Nancy Johnson – Administrative Assistant, ext. 1220

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Communications

Staff photo for Kara Kienzler Kara Kienzler – Associate Executive Director, ext. 1156

Staff photo for Theresa Kelly Gegen Theresa Kelly Gegen – Director/Editorial Services/Editor, Illinois School Board Journal, ext. 1104

Staff photo for Jennifer Nelson Jennifer Nelson – Director/Information Services, ext. 1105

Staff photo for Heath Hendren Heath Hendren – Director/Editorial Services, ext. 1109

Staff photo for Isaac Warren Isaac Warren – Assistant Director/Digital Communications, ext. 1121

Staff photo for Britni Beck Britni Beck – Administrative Assistant, ext. 1131

Production Services

Staff photo for Katie Grant Katie Grant – Assistant Director/Production Services, ext. 1122

Staff photo for Toby Chiles Toby Chiles – Lead Print Shop Operator, ext. 1114

Staff photo for Jeff Armbruster Jeff Armbruster – Print Shop Operator/Graphics, ext. 1110

Staff photo for Lisa Prose Lisa Prose – Mailroom Specialist, ext. 1112