Illinois AEYC's Governing Board

The Illinois Association for the Education of Young Children is governed by a 19 member Board of Directors comprised of an Executive Committee (4-5 elected officers) along with fifteen (15) elected Regional Delegates representing each of the Association's regions. Officers serve two year, staggered terms. The Board holds meetings quarterly in a central location. Meetings are open and all members are welcome to attend. For exact meeting dates, check Illinois AEYC's event calendar located on this website.

Click Here to Access Illinois AEYC By Laws (Approved by BOD 6-3-17 Approved by Membership 6-29-17)


Click Here to Access Illinois AEYC Policies and Procedures (Approved by BOD 6 Approved by Membership 8-24-17)


Current Officers of Illinois AEYC include:






Carol Weisheit, President (2017-2018, second term)

VACANT, President Elect (2018, first term)

Marlena Constant, Secretary (2018-2019, first term)

Lee Eklund, Treasurer (2018, first term)

Mike Abel, Regional Delegate Vice President (2018-2019, first term)


Regional Delegates of Illinois AEYC include:

Region 1: Michael Abel (term 2018-2019)


Region 2: Marie Kielty (term 2018)


Region 3: Lisa Bauer/ Linda Luxion (term 2018-2019)


Region 4: Emily Reilly (term 2018)

Region 5: Moushumi Kundu (term 2018-2019)

Region 6: Stacy Bean (term 2018)


Region 7: Cynthia Busch (2018-2019)


Region 8: Melissa Harraden (term 2018)


Region 9: Rhonda Costa (2018-2019)


Region 10: Linda Lacy (term 2018)


Region 11: Ashley Earles (term 2018-2019)

Region 12: Open


Region 13: Stephanie Herling (term 2018-2019)

Region 14: Open


Region 15: Glenda Hall (term 2018-2019)