Meet the Board

The membership of IACRAO governs the organization through elected Executive Board members and District Chairs. The organization is also directed by a charter and constitution written and approved by the membership.

President

Marc Dale, Jr 
Director of Registration and Records/Registrar 
Waubonsee Community College 
Phone: 630.466.7900 
Email: [email protected]

President-Elect

Jennifer Harbaugh
Associate Director of Admissions
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville 
Phone: 618.650.2505
Email: [email protected]

Past President

Brian Clevenger 
Director of Records and Registration/Registrar 
University of Illinois - Springfield 
Phone: 217.206.6178 
Email: [email protected]

Secretary

Cassandra Spila 
IT Business Analyst
Joliet Junior College 
Phone: 815.280.2512
Email: [email protected]

Treasurer

Christopher Sayre 
Associate Registrar 
University of Illinois at Chicago
Phone: 312.996.9582
Email: [email protected]

Treasurer-Elect

Emmanuel Esperanza 
Assistant Dean, Enrollment Services
Moraine Valley Community College
Phone: 708.974.5344 
Email: [email protected]

Professional Activities Officer

Katy Saalfeld 
Sr. Associate Director Recruitment & Outreach
Northern Illinois University 
Phone: 815.753.8305 
Email: [email protected]

EEO Officer

Katherine Delgado 
Assistant Registrar
Joliet Junior College
Phone: 815.280.2764
Email: [email protected]

Northwest District Chair

Tedra Mewhirter
Transfer Admissions Counselor
Northern Illinois University
Phone: 815.753.7989 
Email: [email protected]

Northeast District Chair

Gretchen Taylor 
Interim Registrar
College of DuPage
Phone: 630.942.3022 
Email: [email protected]

East Central District Chair

Kyle Merkle
Transfer Processing Coordinator
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 
Phone: 217.265.6597 
Email: [email protected]
 

West Central District Chair

Zoe Kudla-Polay
Director of Recruitment
Carl Sandburg College 
Phone: 309.341.5230
Email: [email protected]
 

Southern District Chair

Polly Walters
Program/Student Advisor
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Phone: 618.650.2838
Email: [email protected]

 

Ex-Officio Members 

 

Past Treasurer

Tenial Whitted 
Director of Registration & Records
South Surburban College
Phone: 708.210.5729
Email: [email protected]

Technology Chair and Website Manager

Emily Nicholson 
Registration and Records System Analyst 
Waubonsee Community College
Phone: 630.466.6678
Email: [email protected]

Communications Manager

Angela Snow 
Coordinator of Admissions & Records 
Carl Sandburg College 
Phone: 309.341.5233 
Email: [email protected]

Archivist

Nate McCoy 
Registrar 
Lincoln College 
Phone: 309.268.4304 
Email: [email protected]

The Executive Board is responsible for enforcing the by-laws of the organization while providing Member Benefits to the membership. These services, providing educational and professional development, are the primary goals of IACRAO.