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Doug Shaw
Chair of the Board of Trustees for Western Illinois University

Doug Shaw has been an I.T. professional for Caterpillar, beginning his career as a program analyst in 1997, and is currently a Business Process Specialist in I.T. risk management.  Mr. Shaw has also taught management information systems as an adjunct lecturer at the University of Illinois at Springfield-Peoria Center for 20 years.  He currently serves as Chair of the Board of Trustees for Western Illinois University. He also serves as Board President for Solvera Healthcare and is the immediate past President of the Board of Education for Peoria Public Schools.  Mr. Shaw has previously served on the boards of Leaders Change Illinois, Illinois Valley Fuller Center for Housing, the Illinois Central College Scholarship Selection Committee, and the Planning Committee for the Peoria Area Chamber of Commerce’s Community Leadership School.

Mr. Shaw received his Master of Arts in management information systems and a Graduate Certificate in business process management from the University of Illinois at Springfield.  He earned a Bachelor of Science in computer science from Western Illinois University. Shaw is a veteran of the United States Army.

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