Campus Connection.
July 1, 2003 Volume 18, Number 19


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Western Board of Trustees Approves Insurance, Elects Officers

Western’s Board of Trustees approved the student insurance fee and elected officers at its June 14 meeting.

A student health insurance fee of $36.17 per month to maintain the current insurance coverage program with the existing provider for six months was approved by Board. In that time period the Board will continue review of a self-insurance program plan for Western student health insurance coverage.

The Board re-elected the current officers to serve terms for the upcoming year. Zack Stamp of New Berlin was elected as chairperson for the fiscal year July 1, 2003 to June 30, 2004. Stamp, a 1975 Western graduate, is president of Zack Stamp, Ltd. Attorneys at Law in Springfield. He is also president of the Pleasant Plains School Board.

J. Michael Houston, Springfield, was elected vice chairperson. Houston works at Bank One, Illinois, as a senior vice president responsible for the investment management group in the central Illinois region.

Dace Richardson, Wheaton, was elected secretary of the Board. Richardson is an Engagement Leader for Ingersoll-Rand Corporation, Global Consulting Group. He has a bachelor of science degree in industrial technology from Western, a master’s degree in industrial technology from Illinois State University and a MBA from DePaul University.

Other members of Western’s Board of Trustees include Carolyn Ehlert, Milan, director of Public Policy Planning for Deere and Company, Moline; Lorraine Epperson, a graduate of Western, and co-owner and operator of Century 21 Purdum-Epperson, Macomb; George Guzzardo, a Macomb business owner and president of Guzzardo Enterprises, Inc., which distributes newspapers in five western Illinois counties; Theodore “Ted” Brunsvold of Chicago, and Trish K. Hammond, Macomb, a senior marketing major who was elected by the student body for a second term as student trustee.

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