Units & Staff

Office of the Executive Director


David Racine
Executive Director
Email: draci2@uis.edu
Office: PAC 408
(217) 206-8417

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
Email: bgoul2@uis.edu
Office: PAC 424
(217) 206-8523

 

Taylor McCarthy
Program Assistant
Email: bgoul2@uis.edu
Office: PAC 424
(217) 206-8523

Susan Evans
Director
Email: sevan6@uis.edu
Office: PAC 423
(217) 206-7985

 

Amy Wheeler
Curriculum Designer
Email: awhee6@uis.edu
Office: PAC 413
(217) 206-8183

Christine Lindsey
Visiting Curriculum Designer
Email: clind3@uis.edu
Office: PAC 415
(217) 206-8449


Graduate Public Service Internship

Sherrie Elzinga
Director
Email: sbowm2@uis.edu
Office: BRK475
(217) 206-6155

Cody Huffines
Recruiter
Email rhuff3@uis.edu
Office: BRK475
(217) 206-6091

Myra Kaufman
Assistant Director
Email mkauf5@uis.edu
Office: BRK475
(217) 206-6153

Pam McGowan
Office Manager
Email: pmcgo2@uis.edu
Office: BRK475
(217) 206-6158


Illinois Innocence Project

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Karen Meidel
Assistant
Email: kmeid2@uis.edu
Office: PAC 451
(217) 206-6569

 

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

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

 

Gwen Jordan
Associate Professor
Email gjorda2@uis.edu
Office: PAC 324
(217) 206-6561

 

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

 

Marilyn Selby
Volunteer
Email: mselb2@uis.edu
Office: PAC 417
(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

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
Email: kkriz4@uis.edu
Office: PAC 420
(217) 206-6572

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

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

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


Institute for Legal, Legislative and Policy Studies

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

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

 

Andrea Graff
Graduate Research Assistant
Email ataft01s@uis.edu
Office: PAC 465
(217) 206-6575

 

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

 

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


Office of Electronic Media

Cody Pope
Director
Email: cpope6@uis.edu
Office: PAC 138A
(217) 206-6799

Kevin Norris
Production Coordinator
Email: knorr1@uis.edu
Office: PAC 138B
(217) 206-6799

Mike Taylor
Producer/Director
Email mtayl22@uis.edu
Office: PAC 138E
(217) 206-6189

Mark Verduin
Producer/Director
Email mverd2@uis.edu
Office: PAC 138C
(217) 206-6799


Survey Research Office

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

Tonda Reece
Administrative Aide
Email: treec2@uis.edu
Office: HRB 120
(217) 206-6591


NPR Illinois

Randy Eccles
General Manager
Email: reccl2@uis.edu
Office: WUIS 109
(217) 206- 6403

 

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

 

Sean Crawford
Editor-Managing
Email: scraw1@uis.edu
Office: WUIS 130C
(217) 206-6408

 

Mary Hansen
Multimedia Journalist
Email: mhans6@uis.edu
Office: WUIS 130D-1
(217) 206-6507

 

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

 

Rachel Otwell
Multimedia Journalist
Email: rotwe2@uis.edu
Office: WUIS 130N
(217) 206-6407

 

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

 

Sean Burns
Host/Producer-SVRR Bedrock
Email: kburn3@uis.edu
Office: WUIS 130O
(217) 206-9847

 

Sam Danklau
Reporter
Email: sdunk3@uis.edu
Office: WUIS 130N
(217) 206-6404

 

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

 

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

 

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

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

 

Daisy Contreras
Multimedia Journalist
Email: dcontr4@uis.edu
Office: WUIS 130E
(217) 206-6402

 

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

 

Brian Mackey
Reporter-Government
Email: bmack3@uis.edu
Office: WUIS 189
(217) 206-6412

 

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

 

Dusty Rhodes
Reporter-Education
Email: rhodes8@uis.edu
Office: WUIS 093
(217) 206-6413


Advisory Board Members

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