Advancement & Public Services

Jackie Thompson, President of the WIU 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

  • Jason Duncan
  • Rhonda Haffner
  • David L. Miller
  • Mark Mossman
  • Michael Steelman
  • Jackie Thompson, President
  • Steve Nelson, Board of Trustees
  • Marlin France, Secretary
  • John McMillan, Treasurer
  • James Lodico, Past President
  • Brad Bainter, Executive Officer
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Board Members

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

University Representatives of Foundation Board

  • Julie Baker, College of Fine Arts & Communication Development Officer
  • Jessica Butcher, Student Services
  • Alex Geisler, Centennial Honors College
  • Michael Jones, Intercollegiate Athletics Development Officer
  • Steve Nelson, Board of Trustees Representative
  • Becky Paulsen, College of Business and Technology Development Officer
  • Paul Plagenz, WIU-Quad Cities Development Officer
  • Suzanne Woodward, College of Education & Human Services and Library Development Officer