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Todd Lester

James Lodico
President, Foundation Board

The WIU Foundation Board

The generosity of our many constituents is the keystone of support for the University, its people, and its programs. On behalf of the WIU Foundation Board of Directors, thanks to all individuals and businesses for the ongoing loyalty and outstanding support that continues to have a very significant impact on the future of Western Illinois University.

WIU Foundation Board Executive Committee

  • Rhonda Haffner
  • Douglas J. March
  • David L. Miller
  • Steve Nelson
  • F. Eugene Strode
  • James Lodico, President
  • Jackie Thompson, Vice President
  • Marlin France, Secretary
  • John McMillan, Treasurer                                         
  • Brad Bainter, Executive Officer
  • Todd Lester, Past President

Board Members

  • Burnell A. Heinecke
  • Karen Henderson
  • Lawrence J. Horvath
  • Laura Janus
  • Steve McCann
  • Richard P. Miller
  • Ron Peterson
  • Charles Gilbert
  • John Hallwas
  • William Hamman
  • Quinton D. Baily
  • Larry Balsamo
  • Robert K. Baumann
  • Alfred D. Boyer
  • Philip E. Bradshaw
  • Patrick J. Burke
  • Donald H. Dexter
  • Donald Dieke
  • Lorraine Epperson
  • Nicholas H. Estes

University Representatives of Foundation Board

  • Jessica Butcher, Student Services
  • Mick Cumbie, College of Fine Arts & Communication Development Officer
  • Bryce Dexter, College of Arts & Sciences Development Officer
  • Cathy Early, BOT Representative
  • Michael Jones, Intercollegiate Athletics
  • Dana Moon, College of Education & Human Services Development Officer
  • Becky Paulsen, College of Business and Technology Development Officer
  • Paul Plagenz, WIU-Quad Cities Development Officer