Tag: 2000’s

Tim Gleason

UIS Degree: B.A. 1995 (Management), Graduate Certificate 1997 (Public Management Practices), M.P.A. 2007 (Public Administration)

Current Position: City Manager of Bloomington, Illinois

Crystal Creswell

UIS Degrees: M.A. 2009 (Business Administration), MBA 2001 (Business Management)

Current Position: Operations Manager for the Memorial Center for Learning and Innovation (MCLI)

Dalitso Sulamoyo

UIS Degrees: M.A. 1999 (Political Studies), M.P.A. 2002 (Public Administration)

Current Position: CEO, Champaign County Regional Planning Commission

Jayson Coble

UIS Degree: B.S. 2001 (Chemistry)

Current Position: Emergency Medicine Physician Assistant at St John’s Hospital; Lieutenant Colonel, Aviation Medicine Physician Assistant, and the State Clinical Training Officer with the Illinois Army National Guard; part-time pediatric Physician Assistant at Lincoln Prairie Behavioral Health Center

A.D. Carson

UIS Degree: M.P.A. 2008 (Public Administration)

Current Position: Assistant Professor of Hip-Hop, University of Virginia

Jeff Crabtree

UIS Degrees: B.A. 2003 (Political Studies), M.P.A. 2013 (Master of Public Administration)

Current Position: Political Director – Teamsters Joint Council 25

Cari Claussen

UIS Degree: B.A. 2005 (Psychology)

Current Position: Owner of Country Lane Memory Care Assisted Living in Riverton, Illinois

Carlyn Shank

UIS Degrees: M.P.A. 2006 (Public Administration), Certificate in Management of Non-Profits Organizations, 2006

Current Position: Director of Audience Development and Communication at Sangamon Auditorium, University of Illinois Springfield

Mark Donovan

UIS Degree: MBA 2009 (Business Administration)

Current Position: Senior Vice President, Commercial Lending at Illinois National Bank (INB)

Sara Paver

UIS Degree: B.S. 2007

Current Position: Sea Grant Knauss Fellow in the Division of Ocean Sciences at the National Science Foundation

Neil Calderon

UIS Degree: B.A. 2002 (Political Studies), M.S. 2010 (Educational Leadership)

Current Position: Social Studies Teacher – Springfield Southeast High School

Kelly Thompson

UIS Degree: M.A. 2002 (Communication)

Current Position: Executive Director, Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Illinois

John Webber

UIS Degree: M.P.A. 2002 (Public Administration)

Current Position: Recently retired from the Illinois Department of Transportation after serving as Assistant to the Secretary for Strategic Management (1999-2010) and Director of Communications (2010-14).

Jennifer Stice

UIS Degree: MBA 2009 (Business Administration)

Current Position: Senior Trust Officer and Assistant Vice President at Town and Country Bank

Gina DeCroix Russell

UIS Degrees: B.A. 2002 (Communication), M.A. 2003 (Communication)

Current Position: Ballet Mistress at Springfield Ballet Company, Instructor/Choreographer at Dance Arts Studio, and Assistant Instructional Professor (Ballet II) at Illinois State University.

Craig McFarland

UIS Degree: B.A. 2009 (Political Science), M.A. 2011 (Political Science)

Current Position: Academic Adviser/ Program Coordinator – College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; University of Illinois Springfield