The annual chapter meeting was held on April 19, 2017 on the UIC west campus. The following officers and directors were elected: President, Brenda Russell; 2nd Vice President, William Peterman; Treasurer, Lawrence Kloc; Director-at-Large, Kathleen Stauffer. Illinois Sen. Daniel Biss (D-9) gave a presentation entitled “How To Make Illinois Flourish.” The chapter thanks Program director Karen Scherman and Social director Debbie Matthews for their excellent service in executing the program and arranging the delicious luncheon that followed. Thanks also go to chapter member Jim Limber for recording Sen. Biss’ presentation; a video of it may be viewed here.
2016 Fall Forum
The 2016 Fall Forum was held on Oct. 26th in the UIC Student Center East (SCE). The topic was “The Impact of Higher Education on the Illinois Economy.” UI President Dr. Timothy Killeen and Peter Skosey, former Executive Vice President of the Metropolitan Planning Council (MPC), shared their perspectives and answered questions on the future of Illinois. SUAA President Larry Alferink spoke briefly about the importance of SUAA and took questions.