Staff Members

Illinois Board of Higher Education
1 North Old State Capitol Plaza, Suite 333
Springfield, Illinois 62701-1377
Phone: (217) 782-2551
Fax: (217) 782-8548
TTY:  (888) 261-2881
General Information: info@ibhe.org
Institutional Complaint Hotline: (217) 557-7359
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Executive
Name Job Title Phone Number
Al Bowman Executive Director 217/782-2551
Cindy Deitsch Board Secretary/Executive Director's Executive Assistant 217/557-7380
Emily Chase Support Staff 217/557-7381
Academic Affairs
Name Job Title Phone Number
Stephanie Bernoteit Deputy Director 217/557-7377
Gretchen Lohman Senior Associate Director 217/557-7352
Malinda Aiello Assistant Director 217/557-7355
Nkechi Onwuameze Assistant Director 217/557-7357
Position Vacant Assistant Director 217/557-7356
Position Vacant Support Staff 217/557-7382
Private Business and Vocational Schools
Nina Tangman Associate Director 217/524-8982
Adam Campbell Assistant Director 217/557-7342
James Matthew Assistant Director 217/524-1487
Position Vacant Assistant Director 217/557-7339
Michelle Shaver Assistant Director 217/557-7339
Diversity and Outreach
Name Job Title Phone Number
Arthur Sutton Deputy Director 217/557-7347
Brook Stewart Assistant Director 217/557-6360
Position Vacant Support Staff 217/557-7385
External Relations
Name Job Title Phone Number
Candace Mueller Associate Director 217/557-7354
Emily Chase Support Staff 217/557-7381
Fiscal Affairs & Budgeting
Name Job Title Phone Number
Nyle Robinson Deputy Director 217/557-7353
Fiscal Affairs
Amanda Long Fiscal Analyst 217/557-7383
Budget Office
Bruce Bennett Budget Officer 217/557-7344
Carol Mullen Assistant Budget Officer 217/557-7346
Tracy Rembusch Budget Analyst 217/557-7351
Grant Administration
Position Vacant Grants Administrator 217/557-7385
Position Vacant Support Staff 217/557-7385
Information Management & Research
Name Job Title Phone Number
Eric Lichtenberger Deputy Director 217/557-7375
Institutional Research
David Smalley Associate Director 217/557-7337
Corey Hankins Institutional Research Analyst 217/524-0232
Information Management
Billie Edson Associate Director 217/557-7348
Shawn Beasley Associate Director 217/557-7360
David Antonacci Associate Director 217/524-2013
Position Vacant Web Specialist II 217/557-7384
Legislative Liaison
Name Job Title Phone Number
Jaimee Ray Assistant Director 217/557-7334
Office Administration
Name Job Title Phone Number
Charles Bowden Support Staff 217/557-7370
Donna Logan Support Staff 217/782-2551

Policy Studies
Name Job Title Phone Number
Karen Helland Senior Associate Director 217/557-7358