ICCTA Distinguished Alumnus Award

2006 Nominees

James F. Allsup
Founder and chief executive officer
Allsup Inc.
Southwestern Illinois College(1976)

Dr. Gail Bushur
Associate veterinarian
Newton Veterinarian Clinic and Richland Veterinarian Center
Lake Land College(1997)

Mike Crouch
Manufacturing engineer
Intier Automotive
Kaskaskia College(1987)

Michael Deno
Assistant state's attorney / First chair, Felony trial division
Cook County
Moraine Valley Community College(1986)

Dr. John J. Derango
Cosmetic dentist
Illinois Valley Community College(1970-71)

B'Ann N. Dittmar
Market president
US Bank
Highland Community College(1992)

The Hon. Scott Eisenhauer
City of Danville
Danville Area Community College(1984)

Charles Fitzgerald
Shields Township
College of Lake County(1982)

Sarah Frey-Talley
President and CEO
Frey Family Companies
Frontier Community College(1999)

Sandra K. Gavin
Vice president of finance
Lakeview Museum of Arts & Sciences
Carl Sandburg College(1994)

Dorothy L. Gaters
Athletic director / coach
Marshall High School
Malcolm X College(1966)

Andrea Gonder
Teacher of English / English language learners
Crystal Lake Central High School
McHenry County College(1998)

The Hon. Debbie Halvorson
Majority leader
Illinois State Senate
Prairie State College(1998)

Alan P. Kirk
Chief operations officer and co-owner
Total Home Health, Inc.
Elgin Community College(1985)

Andy Lock
Kankakee Community College(1975)

Robert Perkins
Senior regional vice president
LaQuinta Management, LLC
John A. Logan College(1975)

Rebecca G. Powell
Leadership Programs manager
Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce
Kishwaukee College(1987)

Jonathan Ross
Automotive instructor
Parkland College
Parkland College(1992)

Bill Shields
Assistant professor, Workforce Education and Development
Southern Illinois University at Carbondale
Rend Lake College(1958)

Jennifer Watson
Assistant state's attorney
Macoupin County
Lewis and Clark Community College(1991)

F. Kathie Whitley
Vice president of employee and labor relations
Archer Daniels Midland Company
Richland Community College(1984)

Timothy J. Wiles
Director of research
National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum
Illinois Central College(1985)

Marija Zivanovic-Smith
Government programs senior professional
IBM Corporation
College of DuPage(1997)