Board of Directors

  • Chairman

    Steve Van Arsdell '72 BUS, MAS '73 BUS, Urbana-Champaign Campus

    • Chairman and CEO, Deloitte & Touche, LLP (Retired)
    • Naperville, IL
    • Board Committees: Executive, History and Traditions, Ex-officio on all committees
  • Vice Chairman

    William D. Forsyth III '86 BUS, Urbana-Champaign Campus

    • President and Founder, Frontier Partners, Inc.
    • Winnetka, IL
    • Board Committees: Audit, Executive, Finance, History and Traditions, Nominating, Trustee Recommendation
  • Immediate Past Chairman

    William Stratton '85 LAS, Urbana-Champaign Campus

    • Partner, White, Roberts & Stratton, Inc. Executive Search Consultants
    • Chicago, IL
    • Board Committees: Executive

Directors

  • Amy Linton Barklam '94 BUS, Urbana-Champaign Campus

    • Ockham, Surrey, England
    • Board Committees: Awards, Operations, Urbana CAAB
  • Pat Basu '00 ENG, Urbana-Champaign Campus

    • Senior VP of Market Strategy & Business Development, Optum, United Health Group
    • Chicago, IL
    • Board Committees: History and Traditions, Nominating
  • Angela Boeker Eckert '94 ACES, Urbana-Champaign Campus

    • Vice President, Retail Operations, Eckert’s Country Store and Garden Center
    • Belleville, IL
    • Board Committees: Awards, History and Traditions
  • Alfred G. Harms Jr. '71 LAS, Urbana-Champaign Campus

    • Vice Admiral, U.S. Navy (Retired)
    • Sanford, FL
    • Board Committees: Operations, Trustee Recommendation
  • Michael Harring ’72 LAS, Urbana-Champaign

    • Vice President and Deputy General Counsel, North America, John Deere (Retired)
    • Moline, IL
    • Board Committees: Advocacy
  • Robert G. Kennedy '78 ENG, Urbana-Champaign Campus

    • President and Co-CEO, C-SPAN
    • Great Falls, VA
    • Board Committees: Audit, History and Traditions, Nominating
  • Bridget Lamont '72 LIS, Urbana-Champaign Campus

    • Springfield, IL
    • Board Committees: Advocacy, Executive, History and Traditions, Operations, Trustee Recommendation
  • John F. Ochoa '78 AA, Chicago Campus

    • President and CEO, FGM Architects, Inc.
    • Hinsdale, IL
    • Board Committees: Awards, Operations, UIC CAAB
  • Prabha Parameswaran '89 BUS, JD '93 LAW, Urbana-Champaign Campus

    • Senior Corporate Counsel, Complex Transactions – Legal, Accenture
    • Evanston, IL
    • Board Committees: Audit, History and Traditions, Operations
  • Debbie Roberts, ’87 LAS, Urbana-Champaign

    • President East Zone, McDonald’s Corporation
    • Burr Ridge, IL
    • Board Committees: Audit
  • Julie Scott '85 BUS, Urbana-Champaign Campus

    • President, CEO and Founder, CTS Holdings, Inc.
    • Chicago, IL
    • Board Committees: Operations
  • Peter Skosey MUPP '93 CUPPA, Chicago Campus

    • Executive Director of State Government Affairs, BNSF Railway
    • Chicago, IL
    • Board Committees: Advocacy
  • Janine Jones Smith '93 LAS, Urbana-Champaign Campus

    • Vice President, Government Relations, The Hershey Co.
    • Silver Spring, MD
    • Board Committees: Operations, Urbana CAAB
  • Judith Sutfin '84 CBA, Chicago Campus

    • Wheaton, IL
    • Board Committees: Audit, Finance
  • Randall F. Witter, MPA '82 PAA, Springfield Campus

    • President, Cook-Witter, Inc.
    • Springfield, IL
    • Board Committees: Advocacy

Ex Officio Members

  • Michael D. Amiridis

    • Chancellor, Chicago Campus | Vice President, University of Illinois
  • Thomas R. Bearrows '79 LAS, JD '82 LAW, Urbana-Champaign Campus

    • University Counsel, University of Illinois
  • Tom Hardy

    • Executive Director, University Relations, University of Illinois
  • Robert J. Jones

    • Chancellor, Urbana-Champaign Campus
  • Timothy L. Killeen

    • President, University of Illinois
  • Walter Knorr

    • Vice President, CFO and Comptroller, University of Illinois
  • Susan J. Koch

    • Chancellor, Springfield Campus | Vice President, University of Illinois
  • Jill Smart '81 BUS, Urbana-Champaign Campus

    • Board of Trustees Representative, University of Illinois