Jeffrey Thake, Superintendent of Amboy CUSD #272 and Dr. Brian Harris, Superintendent of Barrington CUSD #220, were elected May 1 to the AASA Governing Board. Mr. Thake will represent the IASA Northcentral Super Region and his three-year term will begin July 1. Dr. Harris was re-elected and will continue serving as the IASA Northeastern Super Region representative for another three-year term.
    AASA Governance - Illinois Representatives

    AASA Executive Committee - The AASA Executive Committee articulates the mission and goals of the association, makes recommendations regarding resolutions submitted by the membership, and evaluates the Executive Director.  As advocates for education, the AASA Executive Committee develops the Association's legislative agenda.  Every five years, the committee reviews the composition of the AASA Regions and, if necessary, recommends modifications.

    AASA Executive Committee
    Dr. Gary Kelly, Superintendent - DuQuoin #300 (Term expires 6/30/2018)
    Dr. Brent Clark, Executive Director - IASA (ASE Past President)

    AASA Governing Board

    Illinois holds five seats on the AASA Governing Board. The representatives for each IASA Super Region are:

    IASA Northcentral Super Region

    Dr. Jeffrey Thake, Superintendent – Amboy CUSD #272 (Term expires 6/30/2020)

    IASA Northeastern Super Region

    Dr. Arthur Fessler, Superintendent – Community Cons. #59 (Term expires 6/30/2018)

    Dr. Brian Harris, Superintendent – Barrington #220 (Term expires 6/30/2020)

    Dr. Judith A. Hackett- Northwest Suburban Special Education Organization (Term expires 6/30/2019)

    IASA Southern Super Region

    Dr. Steve Webb, Superintendent - Goreville Comm Unit #1 (Term expires 6/30/2019)


    The AASA Governing Board meets twice per year: AASA National Conference and summer.
    Questions - contact Cherry Middleton at 217/753-2213 or cmiddleton@iasaedu.org