Illinois

Commissioner

Dr. Darcy Benway
Dr. Darcy Benway

Primary Point of Contact

Dr. Darcy Benway
Superintendent
O’Fallon Township HSD 203
600 S. Smiley Street
O’Fallon, IL  62269
benwayd@oths.us, ph: 618.632.3507

Secondary Point of Contact

Mr. Jeffrey Aranowski
Illinois State Board of Education

School Liaison(s)

Air Force
Dr. Cynthia Doil
School Liaison
Scott Air Force Base
375FSS.SLO@us.af.mil ph (618) 256-9595
Website: https://www.scott.af.mil/Newcomers/School-Liaison-Office/

Army
Laura O’Brien
School Liaison
Rock Island Arsenal
laura.a.obrien10.naf@mail.mil ph (309) 782-6515
Website: https://rockisland.armymwr.com/programs/school-support-services

Navy
David Lehfeld
School Liaison
Great Lakes Naval Station
slo.navstaglakes@navy.mil ph (847) 688-3440 x. 129
Website: https://www.navymwrgreatlakes.com/programs/25eff014-f51d-4407-97f2-cdf0d74afc0b

Seal of Illinois

Chief State School Officer

Dr. Tony R. Smith, State Superintendent, Illinois State Board of Education

Military/DOD Representative

Col Jason J. Glynn, 375 Mission Support Group Commander, Scott AFB, IL

State Council Members

Dr. Darcy Benway, Compact Commissioner and Superintendent, O’Fallon Township
Col Jason J. Glynn, Illinois Military Representative, 375 Mission Support Group Commander, Scott AFB, IL
Ms. Mackenzie Eisen, Office of the Governor
Mr. Jeffrey Aranowski, Illinois State Board of Education
Illinois State Senator Chuck Weaver, 37th District
Mr. Kraig Garber, Assistant Director, Illinois High School Association S (IHSA)
Dr. Craig Fiegel, Superintendent of Mascoutah School District 19, associated with Scott AFB, IL
Ms. Carrie Hruby, Superintendent of O’Fallon School District 90, associated with Scott AFB, IL
Dr. John Price, Superintendent North Chicago School District 187, associated with Naval Station Great Lakes
Dr. Rachel Savage, Superintendent Moline-Coal Valley School District 40, associated with Rock Island Arsenal

Ex-Officio Members

Dr. Cindy Doil, School Liaison Officer/Military Family Education Liaison, Scott AFB Representative
Mr. David Lehfeld, School Liaison Officer, Naval Station Great Lakes Representative
Ms. Laura O’Brien, School Liaison Officer, Rock Island Arsenal Representative

State Council Meeting

Illinois State Council Meeting, January 31, 2019
Agenda | Minutes
Illinois State Council Meeting, September 23, 2020
Agenda
Illinois State Council Meeting, May 24, 2022
Agenda

State Website

End of Year Report

Resources

State Profile

Military Interstate Children’s Compact Commission (MIC3)
1776 Avenue of the States
Lexington, KY 40511

Phone: 859-244-8000
Fax: 859-244-8001

mic3info@csg.org