Board of Directors

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IAM Board of Directors



Karen E. Everingham, Illinois State Museum, Springfield


Peter Van Ael, Northern Illinois University, Dekalb

Immediate Past President

Kate N. Schureman, Peoria Riverfront Museum, Peoria


Matthew Toland, International Preservation Studies Center, Mt. Carroll


George O. Persekian, Wipfli LLP, Rockford


Najjar Abdul-Musawwir, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale

Tim Bertschy, Heyl Royster, Voelker, and Allen, P.C., Peoria

Sharon Bradham, Cedarhurst Center for the Arts, Mt. Vernon

Claudia Dant, Wabash County Museum, Mt. Carmel

Kelly Duffy, National Museum of the American Sailor, Great Lakes

Debbie Fandrei, Raupp Memorial Museum, Buffalo Grove

Sharon Francois, Jefferson County Historical Village, Mt. Vernon

Betsy Giles Glenn, Salvation Army Central Territory Historical Museum, Hoffman Estates

Kelly Klobucher, Hegeler Carus Foundation, LaSalle

Russell Lewis, Chicago History Museum

Matt Meacham, Illinois Humanities

Susannah Munson, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale

Dave Oberg, Elmhurst History Museum

Jeanne Schultz Angel, The Nineteenth Century Club, Oak Park

Lance Tawzer, Naper Settlement, Naperville

Mike Watts, Tarbel Arts Center, Charleston

Jeff Woodard, McLean County Museum of History, Bloomington

Jeff Woodard, McLean County Historical Museum, Bloomington

Ex Officio Members

Alan Lowe, Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum, Springfield

Elizabeth Bazan, Illinois State Museum, Springfield