Units & Staff

Office of the Executive Director


Molly Lamb
Executive Director
Email: mehle01s@uis.edu
Office: PAC 450
(217) 206-8622

Rob Raleigh
Administrative Specialist
Email: rrale1@uis.edu
Office: PAC 412
(217) 206-7984

Nichol Timms
Administrative Aide
Email: ntimm3@uis.edu
Office: PAC 410
(217) 206-7163


Child Protection Training Academy

Betsy Goulet
CAST Coordinator
bgoul2@uis.edu
Office: PAC 424
(217) 206-8523

Christine Lindsey
Curriculum Designer
clind3@uis.edu
Office: PAC 415
(217) 206-8449
Taylor McCarthy
Program Assistant
tarno2@uis.edu
Office: PAC 424
(217) 206-8523
Amy Wheeler
CPTA Director
awhee6@uis.edu
Office: PAC 413
(217) 206-8183


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


Illinois Innocence Project

John Hanlon
Executive Director
jhanl2@uis.edu
Office: PAC 406
(217) 206-8558

 

Kiran Desai
Volunteer
kdesa3@uis.edu
Office: PAC 419
(217) 206-6271

 

Lauren Kaeseberg
Visiting Staff Attorney
lkase2@uis.edu
Office: PAC 451
(217) 206-6569

 

Brian Otwell
Volunteer
botwe3@uis.edu
Office: PAC 419
(217) 206-6217

 

Marilyn Selby
Volunteer
mselb2@uis.edu
Office: PAC 417
(217) 206-6271

Maria de Arteaga
Visiting Staff Attorney
mdear3@uis.edu
Office: PAC 429
(217) 206-6569

 

Christine Ferree
Case Coordinator
cferr3@uis.edu
Office: PAC 429
(217) 206-6569

 

Stephanie Kamel
Visiting Staff Attorney
skame2@uis.edu
Office: PAC 468
217-206-8731

 

Courtney Reed
IIP Development
creed21@uis.edu
Office: PAC 405
(217) 206-6569

 

Andrea Davidsmeyer
Paralegal Assistant
ascog2@uis.edu
Office: PAC 451
(217) 206-6569

 

Larry Golden
Professor Emeritus
lgold1@uis.edu
Office: PAC 429A
(217) 206-7885

 

Karen Meidel
Program Services Aide
kmeid2@uis.edu
Office: PAC 451
(217) 206-6569

 

Dennis Rumme
Volunteer
drumm3@uis.edu
Office: PAC 419
(217) 206-6271

 


Innovate Springfield

Katie Davison
Executive Director
kdavison@innovatespringfield.org
15 South Old State Capitol Plaza
Springfield, IL 62701
(217) 670-1770

 

Sarah Beth Ayers
Business Incubation Coordinator
sarahbeth@innovatespringfield.org
15 South Old State Capitol Plaza
Springfield, IL 62701
(217) 670-1770

 

Hilary Rains
Social Innovation Program Director
Email: hrains2@uis.edu 
15 South Old State Capitol Plaza
Springfield, IL 62701
(217) 670-1770

Trisha Schlobohm
Office Manager
Email: tschl5@uis.edu
15 South Old State Capitol Plaza
Springfield, IL 62701
(217) 670-1770


Institute for Illinois Public Finance

Kenneth Kriz
Director
kkriz4@uis.edu
Office: PAC 420
(217) 206-6572

Beverly Bunch
Professor
bbunc1@uis.edu
Office: PAC 476
(217) 206-6080

Richard Funderburg
Associate Professor
rfund2@uis.edu
Office: PAC 478
(217) 206-7720

Arwi Kriz
Research Fellow
asrit1@uis.edu
Office: PAC 451
(217) 206-8047


Institute for Legal, Legislative and Policy Studies

Alan Simmons
Director
asimm2@uis.edu
Office: PAC 466
(217) 206-6591

Jenny Calix
Administrative Assistant
jcalix@uis.edu
Office: DCFS-OIG Springfield Office

Jennifer Cook
Office Support Specialist
jcook36@uis.edu
Office: PAC 451
(217) 206-7990

Manuel Gutierrez
Visiting Researcher
mguti3@uis.edu
Office: PAC 470
(217) 206-6343

Lee Ann Lowder
Vst. Asst. Director
Welfare Investigator
llowder@uis.edu

DCFS-OIG Chicago Office

Sue Patterson
Business Manager II
spatt1@uis.edu
Office: PAC 450
(217) 206-6029

Gary Reinbold
Assistant Professor
grein3@uis.edu
Office: PAC 422
(217) 206-8568

Tih-Fen Ting
Associate Professor, IDNR Osprey/ Franklin Ground Squirrel Project
tting1@uis.edu
Office: PAC 316
(217) 206-7876

Beverly Bunch
Professor
bbunc2@uis.edu
Office: PAC 476
(217) 206-6080

Jennifer Cifaldi
Traffic Safety Resource
jcifa2@uis.edu
Office: PAC 451
(217) 206-6343

Susan Evans
Vst. Director Error Reduction Training
sevan6@uis.edu
4 W Old State Capitol Plz.

Verleaner Lane
Visiting Project Specialist
vlane@illinois.edu
PAC 451
(217) 206-6343

Charlene Moe
Project for Public Safety
cedmi1@uis.edu
Office: PAC 462
(217) 206-6049

Carrie Ramsden
Assoc. Deputy, Financial
& Policy Investigations
crams2@uis.edu
4 W. Old State Capitol Plz.

Michele Sapp
Administrative Specialist
msapp1@uis.edu
Office: PAC 450
(217) 206-7987

John Transue
Associate Professor
jtran8@uis.edu
Office: PAC 482
(217) 206-8383

Patricia Byrnes
Associate Professor
pbyrn1@uis.edu
Office: PAC 454
(217) 206-7783

Kayla Colson
Visiting Legal Investigator
kcolson@uis.edu
Office: DCFS-OIG
Chicago

Andrea Graff
Graduate Research Asst.
ataft01s@uis.edu
Office: PAC 465
(217) 206-6079

Daniel Leonard
Vist. Research Specialist
dleon01s@uis.edu
Office: PAC 451
(217) 206-6343

Thomas Morey
Law Enforcement Liaison
tmore3@uis.edu
Office: PAC 451
(217) 206-6343

Kent Redfield
Professor Emeritus
kredf1@uis.edu
Office: PAC 484
(217) 206-6572

Nii Tawiah
Visiting Research Assoc.
ntawi2@uis.edu
DCFS-OIG
Springfield Office

Barbara Van Dyke-Brown
Director, Illinois Legislative Staff Intern Program
bvand1@uis.edu
Office: PAC 464
(217) 206-6579


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/Director
mtayl22@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.edu
Office: PAC 466
(217) 206-6591

Cindy Jones
Research Manager
mjone27@uis.edu
Office: PAC 452
(217) 206-6392

Tonda 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

 

Nice Garcia
Director-Development
nbogd2@uis.edu
Office: WUIS 113
(217) 206-6643

 

Michelle Eccles 
Host
mmcla2@uis.edu
Office: WUIS
(217) 206-9847

 

Jennifer Ramm
Host
jlitt1@uis.edu
Office: WUIS 130-0
(217) 206-9847

 

Barbara Pesch
Business Admin. Associate
bpesc@uis.edu
Office: WUIS 130
(217) 206-6401

Audrey Bellot
Office Manager
abell30@uis.edu
Office: WUIS 130
(217) 206-9847

 

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

 

Greg Manfroi
Chief Engineer
gmanf2@uis.edu
Office: WUIS 130A
(217) 206-6406

 

Carol Sherman
Account Executive
csher5@uis.edu
Office: WUIS 130
(217) 206-6094

Beatrice Bonner
Development Officer
nbogd2@uis.edu
Office: WUIS 113
(217) 206-6643

 

David Leonatti
Host/Producer
dleon1@uis.edu
Office: WUIS 130O
(217) 206-9847

 

Maureen McKinney
Editor-News
mmcki1@uis.edu
Office: WUIS 95
(217) 206-6703

 

Bob Meyer
Manager-Production
rmeye1@uis.edu
Office: WUIS 130Z
(217) 206-6409

 

 


Advisory Board Members

  • Wayne Anderson
  • Rance Carpenter
  • Barbara Ferrara
  • Michael Jones
  • Carolyn Kopel
  • Naomi Lynn
  • Kathryn Saltmarsh
  • Justin Blandford
  • Carol Esarey
  • Jim Fletcher
  • Tom Layzell
  • Kent Redfield
  • Pinky Wassenberg