2017 Holiday Luncheon
The annual holiday luncheon was held on Dec. 11, 2017 at the Greek Islands Restaurant in Greektown, Chicago. An excellent repast was enjoyed by all, thanks to the efforts of chapter program director Karen Scherman and social director Debbie Matthews. Photos of the event may be viewed here.
2017 Fall Forum
The annual fall forum was held on Oct. 20, 2017 on the UIC east campus. The program was entitled “Our Pensions and the Budget: The Fight is Not Over.” Participants included UIUC Prof. J. Fred Giertz and UIC Prof. David Merriman, both of the Institute of Government & Public Affairs; UIC Prof. Rachel Weber, Professor in the College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs, who was the moderator. Videos of the presentation may be viewed on the chapter’s YouTube website. Special thanks go to UIC SUAA 2nd Vice President William Peterman for arranging the program, chapter program director Karen Scherman and social director Debbie Matthews for making the arrangements for the forum, and chapter member Jim Limber for videorecording the presentation.
2017 Annual Chapter Meeting
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 3-part video of it may be viewed here. Photos from the event may be viewed here. President Russell’s annual report for 2017 may be read here.