Office of the Executive Director

Molly Lamb
Executive Director
Email: mehle01s@uis.edu
Office: PAC 408
(217) 206-8622
Jennifer Cook
Office Support Specialist
Email: jcook36@uis.edu
Office: PAC 451
(217) 206-7990
Sue Patterson
Business Manager II
Email: spatt1@uis.edu
Office: PAC 460
(217) 206-6029
Hilary Rains
Social InnovationProgram Director
Email: hrains2@uis.edu 
15 South Old State Capitol Plaza
Springfield, IL 62701
217-206-8672
Rob Raleigh
Administrative Specialist
Email: rrale1@uis.edu
Office: PAC 412
(217) 206-7984
Michele Sapp
Administrative Specialist
Email: msapp1@uis.edu
Office: PAC 474
(217) 206-7987
Vacant
Administrative Assistant
Email:Office: PAC 410
(217) 206-7163

Alliance for Experiential and Problem Based Learning

Betsy Goulet
CAST Coordinator
bgoul2@uis.edu
Office: PAC 424
(217) 206-8523
Jenny Calix
Administrative Assistant
jcalix@uis.edu
Office: DCFS-OIG Springfield Office
Marlena Constant
Vst. Sim Facilities and Curriculum Designer
mcons2@uis.edu
Office: PAC451
(217) 206-6343
Bernadette Emery
Program Assistant CDRTbemer2@uis.edu
Office: PAC451

Sheryl Essenburg
Vst. Legal Trainer
sesse2@uis.edu
Office: PAC 420
Susan Evans
Vst. Director Error Reduction Training
sevan6@uis.edu
4 W Old State Capitol Plz.
Sarah Garcia
Vst. Criminal Background Research Associate
skoll4@uis.edu
4 W Old State Capitol
Tawnya Hackler
Vst. Sim Facilities and Curriculum Designer
thack4@uis.edu
Office: PAC451
(217) 206-6343
Kathleen Hardy
Vst Research Associatekhardy7@uis.edu
Office: PAC451
Verleaner Lane
Visiting Project Specialist
vlane@illinois.edu
Office: PAC 451
(217) 206-6343
Christine Lindsey
Curriculum Designer
clind3@uis.edu
Office: PAC 415
(217) 206-8449
Dana Lhor
Vst. Legal Investigator
dlohr1@uis.edu
Lee Ann Lowder
Vst. Asst. Director
Child Welfare Investigator
llowder@uis.edu
DCFS-OIG Chicago Office
Taylor McCarthy
Program Assistant
tarno2@uis.eduOffice: PAC 424
(217) 206-8523
Chloe McMurray
Vst Sim Facilities and Curriculum Designer
cmcmu2@uis.edu

Office: PAC451
(217) 206-6343
Carrie Ramsden
Assoc. Deputy, Financial
& Policy Investigationscrams2@uis.edu4 W. Old State Capitol Plz.
Tamara Skube
IL CDRT Director
tskub2@uis.edu
Office: PAC451
Margaret Smith
Vst. Assoc Director Intake

msmit67@uis.edu
Office:
Amy Wheeler
CPTA Director
awhee6@uis.edu
Office: PAC 413
(217) 206-8183

Lisa Wiemhoff
Lisa Wiemhoff
Training Development Specialist
Lisa.A.Wiemhoff@illinois.gov
DCFS-OIG Chicago Office

Graduate Public Service Internship

Sherrie Elzinga
Director
sbowm2@uis.edu
Office: BRK475
(217) 206-6155
Myra Kaufman
Assistant Director
mkauf5@uis.edu
Office: BRK475
(217) 206-6153
Pam McGowan
Office Manager
pmcgo2@uis.edu
Office: BRK475
(217) 206-6158
Barbara Van Dyke-Brown
Director, ILSIP
bvand1@uis.eduOffice: BRK 475
(217) 206-6579

Illinois Innocence Project

Stephanie Kamel
Interim Director, Visiting Staff Attorney
skame2@uis.edu
Office: PAC 468
217-206-8731
Maria de Arteaga
Visiting Staff Attorney
mdear3@uis.edu
Office: Chicago
(217) 206-6569
Christine Ferree
Case Coordinator
cferr3@uis.eduOffice: PAC 429B
(217) 206-6569
Larry Golden
Professor Emeritus
lgold1@uis.edu
Office: PAC 429A
(217) 206-7885
Lauren Kaeseberg
Visiting Staff Attorney
lkase2@uis.edu
Office: Chicago
(217) 206-6569
Karen Meidel
Program Services Aide
kmeid2@uis.edu
Office: PAC 405
(217) 206-6569
Courtney Reed
IIP Development Dir
creed21@uis.edu
Office: PAC 458
(217) 206-6569
Kiran Desai
Volunteer
kdesa3@uis.edu
Office: PAC 429
(217) 206-6271
Brian Otwell
Volunteer
botwe3@uis.edu
Office: PAC 429
(217) 206-6217



Dennis Rumme
Volunteer
drumm3@uis.edu
Office: PAC 429
(217) 206-6271
Marilyn Selby
Volunteer
mselb2@uis.edu
Office: PAC 429
(217) 206-6271

Innovate Springfield

Sarah Beth Ayers
Business Incubation Coordinator
sarahbeth@innovatespringfield.org
15 South Old State Capitol Plaza
Springfield, IL 62701
217-206-8673
Trisha Schlobohm
Office Manager
Email: tschl5@uis.edu
15 South Old State Capitol Plaza
Springfield, IL 62701
217-206-8671

Institute for Illinois Public Finance

Kenneth Kriz
Director
kkriz4@uis.eduOffice: PAC 420
(217) 206-6572
Beverly Bunch
Professor
bbunc1@uis.eduOffice: PAC 476
(217) 206-6080
Richard Funderburg
Associate Professor
rfund2@uis.eduOffice: PAC 478
(217) 206-7720

Institute for Legal, Legislative and Policy Studies

Alan Simmons
Director
asimm2@uis.eduOffice: PAC 466
(217) 206-6591
Beverly Bunch
Professor
bbunc2@uis.edu
Office: PAC 476
(217) 206-6080
Patricia Byrnes
Associate Professor
pbyrn1@uis.edu
Office: PAC 454
(217) 206-7783
Jennifer Cifaldi
Traffic Safety Resource
jcifa2@uis.edu
Office: PAC 451
(217) 206-6343
Andrea Graff
Graduate Research Asst.
ataft01s@uis.edu
Office: PAC 465
(217) 206-6079
Manuel Gutierrez
Visiting Researcher
mguti3@uis.edu
Office: PAC 470
(217) 206-6343
Daniel Leonard
Vist. Research Specialistdleon01s@uis.eduOffice: PAC 451(217) 206-6343
Thomas Morey
Law Enforcement Liaison
tmore3@uis.edu
Office: PAC 451
(217) 206-6343
Tih-Fen Ting
Associate Professor, IDNR Osprey/ Franklin Ground Squirrel Project
tting1@uis.edu
Office: PAC 316
(217) 206-7876
John Transue
Associate Professorjtran8@uis.edu
Office: PAC 482(217) 206-8383

Office of Electronic Media

Cody Pope
Director
cpope6@uis.edu
Office: PAC 138A
(217) 206-6799
Kevin Norris
Production Coordinator
knorr1@uis.edu
Office: PAC 138B
(217) 206-6799
Mike Taylor
Producer/Directormtayl22@uis.edu
Office: PAC 138E
(217) 206-6189
Mark Verduin
Producer/Director
mverd2@uis.edu
Office: PAC 138C
(217) 206-6799

Survey Research Office

Alan Simmons
Director
asimm2@uis.eduOffice: PAC 466
(217) 206-6591
Cindy Jones
Research Manager
mjone27@uis.edu
Office: PAC 452
(217) 206-6392
Tondalaya Reece
Administrative Aide
treec2@uis.edu
Office: HRB 120
(217) 206-6591

NPR Illinois

Randy Eccles
General Manager
reccl2@uis.edu
Office: WUIS 109
(217) 206- 6403
Audrey Bellot
Office Manager
abell30@uis.edu
Office: WUIS 130
(217) 206-9847
Tim Boll
Chief Broadcast Engineer
tboll@uis.edu
Office: WUIS 130A
(217) 206-6406
Beatrice Bonner
Community Voices Editor
nbogd2@uis.edu
Office: WUIS 113
(217) 206-6643
Sean Crawford
Editor-Managing
scraw1@uis.edu
Office: WUIS 130C
(217) 206-6408
Mary Hansen
Multimedia Journalist
mhans6@uis.edu
Office: WUIS 130D-1
(217) 206-6507
Julie HellerDavid Leonatti
Host/Producerdleon1@uis.edu
Office: WUIS 130O
(217) 206-9847
Maureen McKinney
Editor-News
mmcki1@uis.edu
Office: WUIS 95
(217) 206-6703
Michele McLaughlinHannah Meisel
Statehouse Editor
meisel1@uis.edu
Office: WUIS 130
(217) 206-9847
William Porter
Jennifer Ramm
Host
jlitt1@uis.eduOffice: WUIS 130-0
(217) 206-9847
Carter StaleyVacant
Business Admin. Associate
Office: WUIS 130
(217) 206-6401
Vacant
Director-Development
Office: WUIS 113
(217) 206-6643

Advisory Board Members

  • Wayne Anderson
  • Rance Carpenter
  • Barbara Ferrara
  • Michael Jones
  • Carolyn Kopel
  • Naomi Lynn
  • Kathryn Saltmarsh 

  • Justin Blandford
  • Carol EsareyJim
  • FletcherTom
  • LayzellKent Redfield
  • Pinky Wassenberg