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The ICCET Executive Board

Kathy StearnsPresident

Kathy Stearns
Senior Program Manager
Moraine Valley Community College
9000 W. College Pkwy
Palos Hills, IL 60465
Phone: (708) 974-5216


Laurie MuellerPresident-Elect

Laurie Mueller
Program Coordinator, Community Education
Heartland Community College
1500 W. Raab Road, Normal, IL 61761
Phone: (309) 268-8179


Immediate Past President - Vacant

Treasurer - Vacant

Dawn ZedolekSecretary

Dawn Zedolek
Technology Program Coordinator
Corporate & Community Learning
Lewis & Clark Community College
5800 Godfrey Road Godfrey, IL 62035
Phone: (618) 468-5740

Photo Not AvailableProfessional Development Chair

Ruth Kormanak
Coordinator of Professional Education
McHenry County College
8900 U. S. Highway 14
Crystal Lake, IL 60012
Phone: (815) 479-7879


Photo Not AvailableCommunications/Marketing Chair

Shelby Sweeney
Program Coordinator for Continuing Education
Heartland Community College
1500 W Raab Rd
Normal, IL 61761
Phone: (309) 268-8160


Photo Not AvailableMembership Chair

Julie DeLong
Manager, Conference & Community Services
Prairie State College
202 S Halsted St
Chicago Heights, IL 60411
Phone: (708) 709-7919


Photo Not AvailableICCB Liaison to ICCET

Lavon Nelson
Senior Director for Workforce Development
Illinois Community College Board
401 East Capitol Avenue
Springfield, IL 62701
Phone: (217) 557-2742


Executive Board

The Executive Board consists of the President, President-Elect, Immediate Past-President, Secretary, Treasurer, and a representative of the Illinois Community College Board.

The role of the Executive Board is to guide and support the Organization in accomplishing its mission. This includes facilitating a shared vision and strategic plan as well as approval of committee recommendations, expenditures and overall management of the Organization. 

2016 ICCET Board

From left to right: Laurie Mueller, Leslie Partlow, Julie DeLong, Ruth Kormanak, Dawn Zedolek, Kathy Stearns.


Election of Officers

The election for President-Elect, Secretary, and Treasurer will be held at the annual fall meeting. Positions are elected by a majority vote of those members present and voting. Terms of office will be one year beginning January 1st and expiring December 31. The President-Elect shall be elected to a two-year term with one year as President-Elect and the second year as President.