Board of Directors


Christy Crites, Crawford, Murphy & Tilly – President
Mike Blitstein, Alpha Delta Phi Society – Vice President
Jim Sullivan, PH Broughton & Sons – Treasurer
Ray Zinnen, Retired from Springfield Public Schools – District 186 – Secretary

Tanya DeSanto, DDS, Prairie Dental Group
Katelyn Hall, HeplerBroom
Diane Hillard-Sembell, MD, Springfield Clinic
Brittani Hopper, Springfield Public Schools – District 186
Matthew Kennedy, State of Illinois
Vern Lindquist, Lincoln Land Community College
April Miles, PNC Bank
Andrew Olson, Peoples Bank and Trust
Lakeisha Purchase, Illinois Department of Transportation
Diane Rutledge, Ph.D., District Leadership Solutions; Illinois State University
Donna Smylie, Lighthouse KIDZ & Family Development
Drew Thomason, KEB


Development/MarketingFinance & Compliance

Kate Hall – Chair
Mike Blitstein
Christy Crites
Diane Hillard-Sembell
Brittani Hopper
Andrew Olson
Lakeisha Purchase
Diane Rutledge
Donna Smylie
Drew Thomason
Ray Zinnen

Jim Sullivan – Chair
Mike Blitstein
Matthew Kennedy
Vern Lindquist
April Miles

Ad Hoc Committees

NominatingCamp Care-A-Lot Scholarship
Tanya DeSanto – Chair
Matt Kennedy
Sarah Beuning – Chair
Fred Benson
Terri Benson
Eydee Schultz