• Governmental Relations and Advocacy

    The members of this committee will work closely with the Director of Governmental Relations to monitor those legislative and otherwise political activities that may impact Illinois public schools.   The Committee shall serve as a statewide voice for excellence in education and shall work to ensure that legislative positions, public positions of IASA, and governmental communications shall accurately reflect the interests of administrators and students across Illinois.

    The Committee shall meet to consider proposed legislation, House and Senate Bills, State Board of Education positions and other matters, which would affect public education and will work closely with the Director of Communications to prepare necessary and appropriate responses that may be available for all members within their school community and across the State of Illinois.

    Dr. Scott Doerr Supt.
    Nokomis CUSD #22

    Associate Chairs
    Robert Gold, Supt.
    Big Hollow SD #38
    Dr. Kimako Patterson, Chief of Staff
    Illinois State Board of Education

    Tip Reedy, Supt.
    Williamsville CUSD #15

    Dr. Henry Thiele, Supt.
    CHSD #99
    Abe Lincoln
    Jennifer Gill, Supt.

    Springfield SD #186
    Scott Petrie, Supt.
    Mercer County School District #404

    Central IL Valley
    Robert Bardwell, Supt.
    Eureka CUSD #140

    Cook North
    Dr. Kaine Osburn, Supt.
    Avoca SD #37

    Cook South
    Dr. Anthony Edison, Supt.
    Posen-Robbins ESD #143-5

    Cook West
    Dr. Jennifer Kelsall, Supt.      
    Ridgewood CHSD #234                                                    

    Corn Belt
    Paul Deters, Supt.
    Lexington CUSD #7

    Mark R. Cross, Supt.
    Cass SD #63

    Matt Donkin, Supt.
    Frankfort CUSD #168

    Phil Cox, Supt.
    Salt Fork CUSD #512

    Michael J. Shackelford, Supt.
    Brownstown CUSD #201

    Dr. Ehren Jarrett, Supt.
    Rockford SD #205

    Dr. Mikkel Storaasli, Supt.
    Grayslake CHSD #127

    Dr. Tom Mahoney, Supt.
    Oregon CUSD #220 

    Dr. Steve Webb, Supt./SRO
    Goreville CUSD #1

    Dr. Carrie Hruby, Supt.
    O'Fallon CCSD #90

    Starved Rock
    Brian DeBernardi, Supt.
    La Salle ESD #122

    Three Rivers
    Dr. Paul Schrik, Supt.
    Troy CCSD #30C

    Two Rivers
    Scott Riddle, Supt.

    CUSD #4

    Wabash Valley
    Dr. Joel Hackney, Supt.
    Flora CUSD #35

    Angela Simmons-Kenser, Supt./Elem. Prin.
    CUSD #3 Fulton County