Illinois

Commissioner

Dr. John Price (Interim)

Primary Point of Contact

Dr. John Price
Superintendent
North Chicago CUSD 187
2000 Lewis Avenue
North Chicago, IL
Phone: (224) 808-0747
Email: jprice@d187.org

 

Secondary Point of Contact

Mr. Jeffrey Aranowski
Illinois State Board of Education
jaranows@isbe.net

 

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

Mr. Jeffrey Aranowski, Executive Director for Safe and Healthy Climate, Illinois State Board of Education
Dr. Darcy Benway, Illinois State Commissioner, and O’Fallon Township High School Superintendent
Ms. Katrina Cunningham, Student Care Illinois State Board of Education
Ms. Suzanne Diener, North Chicago School District 187
Ms. Amy Donathan, School MFLC at Scott Air Force Base Scott AFB, IL
Ms. Amelia “Amy” Ent, Child & Youth Program Coordinator Illinois National Guard
Dr. Craig Fiegel, Superintendent Mascoutah School District 19
Mr. Kraig Garber, Assistant Executive Director Illinois High School Association S (IHSA)
Col Jason Glynn, Illinois Military Representative 375 Mission Support Group Commander
Ms. Tsoetsy Harris, Lead Child & Youth Program Coordinator Dynamic Systems Technology, Inc.
Ms. Carrie Hruby Superintendent O’Fallon School District 90
Ms. Cherise Imai, Executive Director Military Interstate Children’s Compact Commission (MIC3)
Rep. Jeff Keicher State Representative for Illinois’ 70th District Illinois State Legislature
Mr. Michael Legler, Director, State Family Programs Illinois Army National Guard
Ms. Carrie Norwood, Director of Programs USO of Illinois
Ms. Karen Perez-Torres, Field Programs Coordinator USO of Illinois
Dr. John Price Superintendent North Chicago School District 187
Mr. James Rickel Defense-State Liaison Defense-State Liaison Central (IL, IN, MI, ND, OH, SD, WI, WV)
Dr. Rachel Savage, Superintendent Moline-Coal Valley School District 40
Mrs. Cheryl Stutzman, Teacher O’Fallon School District 90
Ms. Molly Uhe-Edmonds, Illinois State Board of Education
State Senator Chuck, Weaver Illinois State Senator , 37th District
Ms. Ebony Wilson, North Chicago School District 187
Ms. Laura Yarber, Principal Holy Childhood School

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 | Minutes
Illinois State Council Meeting, August 23, 2022
Agenda | Minutes

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