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PRESIDENT

Delaney

G. David Delaney
Chief Commercial Officer
Farmer’s Business Network
Lake Forest, Illinois

PRESIDENT-ELECT

Solverson

Matthew Solverson
Director of R & D Programs
General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical System
Carbondale, Illinois

IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT

Rashid

Susan Rashid
Owner
SWR LLC
Evanston, Illinois

MEMBERS

Bardo

Harold Bardo
Retired Director
SIU Medical/Dental Education Preparatory Program (MEDPREP)
Carbondale, Illinois

Barry Batson

Barry D. Batson, Jr.
Captain
United Airlines
Chicago

George "Bill" Beck

George “Bill” Beck
Retired CEO
Beck Bus Transportation Corp.
Mount Vernon, Illinois

Benitez

John G. Benitez
Medical Director
Tennessee Department of Health Emergency Preparedness
Nashville, Tennessee

Bullard

Marcia Bullard
Retired CEO, Editor and President
USA Weekend
Washington

William Casperson

William R. Casperson, MD
Vice President of Medical Affairs
Memorial Hospital
Belleville, Illinois

Compardo

Diane Compardo
Principal
The Compardo Team, Moneta Group
St. Louis

Oyd J. Craddock

Oyd J. Craddock
President
DYO Management, Inc
Smyrna, Georgia

J. Kevin Dorsey

J. Kevin Dorsey
Interim President
Southern Illinois University System

Chancellor John M. Dunn

John M. Dunn
Chancellor
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Carbondale, Illinois

Goepfert

Stephen Goepfert
Retired Vice President-Internal Audit (chief auditor)
United Airlines
Maryville, Tennessee

Griffith

Ray Griffith
Retired President
Follett Corp.
Marion, Illinois

Hamilton

Edward Hamilton
Independent Investor
Charlotte, North Carolina

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Molly Hudgins 
Associate Provost - Curriculum and Experiential Learning
Lindenwood University
St. Louis

Robert Jensen

Robert A. Jensen
SIU Professor Emeritus
Carbondale, Illinois

Korte

Dan Korte
Global Vice President, PPG
Pasadena, California

Ella Lacey

Ella M. Lacey
Professor Emerita
Carbondale, Illinois

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Howard Lo
CEO
VisitView Corporation
Irvine, California

William J. Bill McGraw

William J. “Bill” McGraw
Retired
Stock Yards Packing Company 
Chicago

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Scott Moller
Owner/Advisor
AKA Media
River Forest, Illinois

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Beth Mueller
Partner
Deloitte Tax LLP
Chicago

Michael O'Day

Michael O’Day
Senior Director, Managed Transplant Program
OptumHealth
Minneapolis

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Adaire Putnam
President
Putnam Communications
San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

Randy Ragan

Randy A. Ragan, CPA
Retired Partner
RSM US LLP
Springfield, Illinois

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Michelle Schafer
Attorney At Law
Marion, Illinois

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Subhash Sharma
SIU Board of Trustees Alternate
Southern Illinois University
Carbondale, Illinois

Steven A. Tedesco

Steven A. Tedesco
President and CEO
Running Foxes Petroleum Inc.
Centennial, Colorado

Tedrick

Roger B. Tedrick
SIU Board of Trustees Representative
Southern Illinois University
Mt. Vernon, Illinois

Gregory W. Webb

Gregory W. Webb
Vice President – State Government Relations
Archer Daniels Midland Company
Chicago

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Michael Williamson, MD 
Professor and Chair Emeritus of Radiology
University of New Mexico
Albuquerque

EMERITUS

Carr

Michael Carr
Jackson County State’s Attorney
Jackson County
Murphysboro, Illinois

Conti

Paul Conti
Retired, Chief Assets Officer
Vericlaim Inc.
Glen Ellyn, Illinois

Greg Cook

Greg N. Cook
President
Cook Portable Warehouse
Anna, Illinois

Dejarnett

Larry DeJarnett
Retired Managing Director
The LAMAR Group
Palm Desert, California

Gildersleeve

Jim Gildersleeve
President
Gildersleeve Fertilizer Co.
Hudson, Illinois

Gray

Roger Gray
Retired Bank President
Central Bank of Marion
Cobden, Illinois

Hull

Kenneth J. Hull
Retired Chairman and CEO
Follett Corp.
Downers Grove, Illinois

F. Lynn McPheeters

F. Lynn McPheeters
Retired VP and CFO
Caterpillar Inc.
Nashville, Tennessee

Mary Kay Moore

Mary Kay Moore
Retired CEO
Neuro Restorative
Carbondale, Illinois

Pfeffer

Pamela Pfeffer
Community Leader
Nashville, Tennessee

Ryan

Marsha Ryan
Retired Physician/Surgeon
Carbondale, Illinois

Howard Spiegel

Howard Spiegel
Account Manager
Arrow Electronics Inc.
Itasca, Illinois