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 virtual meetings every six weeks and one face to retreat in the summer. Meetings are open and all members are welcome to attend. For exact meeting dates, check Illinois AEYC’s event calendar located on this website.

Current Officers of Illinois AEYC include:

Stephanie Herling

Stephanie Herling

President (2021-2022, second term)

Monica Furlong

Monica Furlong

President-Elect (2022)

Tywanda Jiles

Tywanda Jiles

Secretary (2022-2023, first term)

VACANT

Treasurer

Aminah Weaver

Aminah Weaver

Regional Delegate Vice President (2022), (third term)

Regional Delegates of Illinois AEYC include:

Region 1:
Diamond Harris
(term 2022-2023, first term)

Region 2:
Aminah Weaver
(term 2021-2022, second term)

Region 3:
Casey Croft-Cortes
(term 2022-2023, first term)

Region 4:
Vacant

Region 5:
Sherial McKinney
(term 2022-2023, first term)

Region 6:
Kim Hahn
(term 2021-2022, first term)

Region 7:
Jennifer Ramirez
(term 2022-2023, first term)

Region 8:
VACANT

Region 9:
VACANT

Region 10:
Amber Knight
(term 2021-2022, first term)

Region 11:
Marlena Constant
(term 2022-2023, first term)

Region 12:
Connie Sue Novotny
(term 2021-2022,first term)

Region 13:
Robin Dermody
(term 2022-2023, first term)

Region 14:
Sadie Ruholl
(term 2021-2022, appointed)

Region 15:
Colleen McLaughlin
(term 2022-2023, second term)