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The mission of the Illinois College Alumni Association shall be to further the interests of Illinois College through support of the College's mission, vision and strategic plan, to strengthen the connections between members of this organization and their alma mater, and to foster a spirit of fellowship and goodwill among the members of the organization.

Alumni Association Board of Directors 2019 - 2020

2019 - 2020 Board of Directors

Melanie Berg ’86 
Team Leader; 
U.S. District Court
St. Louis, Mo.

Nanette Montgomery Bess ’78, Secretary
Public Speaking Instructor;
John Woods Community College
Pittsfield, Ill.

Keith Bradbury ’73, President
Board Chair and President;
Franklin Bank
Jacksonville, Ill.    

Jeff Boss ’78 
Executive Vice President; 
Morton Community Bank
Morton, Ill.

Marcy Bramley Burrus  '71, President Elect
Burrus Seed
Arenzville, Ill.

Nick Bustos ’10
Vice President of Marketing;
Calmer Corn Heads Inc.
Moline, Ill.

Dan Carie ’82
Meredosia-Chambersburg Junior/Senior High School
Jacksonville, Ill.

Brenda Schone Dean ’80 
Retired Educator;
Astoria School District
Astoria, Ill.

Jeremy Flynn ’99 
Chief of Staff;
Illinois Department of Agriculture
Springfield, Ill.

Susan Nickel Gibbs ’73
Retired Financial Services Professional
Springfield, Ill.

Alban Haxhinasto ’02
Operation Services Manager;
The Farmers State Bank and Trust Company
Jacksonville, Ill.

Jessica Dermody Higgs ’99, M.D.
Director of Health Services and Team Physician;
Bradley University
Princeville, Ill.     

Michelle LaFayette  '95
Attorney and Partner;
Ganan & Shapiro, P.C.
Chicago, Ill.

Kevin Lister ’81
Retired Annual Giving Officer;
St. Louis College of Pharmacy
Carbondale, Ill.

Rachel Macon ’11 
Senior Analyst;
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
Mascoutah, Ill.

Adam Mefford  '97
Chief of Police;
City of Jacksonville
Jacksonville, Ill. 

Ann Burford Merchlewitz  '80
General Counsel and University Secretary
Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota
Winona, Minn.

Randal Musch ’72
Retired Adjunct Instructor;
Lincoln Land Community College
Springfield, Ill.

Joséphine Oshiafi  '14 
Cleary Gottliebb
Brooklyn, N.Y.

Kim Mitchell Pohlman ’91, Treasurer
Jacksonville Public Library
Jacksonville, Ill.

Sally Stuber Smith ’82
Life/Health Projects Coordinator;
COUNTRY Financial
Bloomington, Ill.
Ed Stanfield ’68

Retired Owner;
Glen Brunk Stationers
Springfield, Ill.    

David Ringhausen   '83 
Contract Performance Manager/Customer Service Leader
GE Power
Coppell, Texas

Suzanne Hartman Verticchio ’67
Retired Educator;
Jacksonville High School
Jacksonville, Ill.

Cory Washington ’13
Program Coordinator;
St. Louis University
St. Louis, Mo.

Clare Zimmerman ’11, M.D.
Pediatric Hematology and Oncology Fellow;
St. Louis Children’s Hospital
St. Louis, Mo.