Staff

Executive Director
Jim Reed
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James "Jim" Reed, Jr. became the Illinois Community College Trustees Association's sixth executive director on July 15, 2019.

Prior to joining ICCTA, Jim served as Director of Government Relations for the Illinois Education Association, which represents 131,000 teachers and education support professionals across the state of Illinois.

He also served as Deputy Legislative Director for Attorney General Lisa Madigan from 2002-2006 and as legislative director for Citizen Action/Illinois.

Jim attended the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York, and graduated from the University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse, where he received a B.S. degree. He received a Juris Doctor from the Hamline University School of Law in St. Paul, Minnesota. Upon completion of his studies, Jim worked as a judicial clerk for the Michigan Supreme Court under Dennis Archer and Conrad Mallett, Jr.

Director of Communication
Kim Villanueva

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Director of Finance
Stephanie Spann, CAE

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Legislative Counsel
Jessica Nardulli, J.D.

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Meeting Planner
Tamiko Kinkade

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