ICCTA Distinguished Alumnus Award

2011 Nominees

Larry Blackerby
Vice president / General manager
Lake Land College(1975)

Andy Burcham
Station manager
Kaskaskia College(1981)

Bruce Compton
Senior director for international outreach
Catholic Health Association of the United States
Lincoln Land Community College(1990)

Pam Franco
Franco Research Group
Shawnee Community College(1982)

Catherine Heenan
News anchor
College of Lake County(1974)

Dr. Robert R. Holmes, Jr.
National flood hazard coordinator
U.S. Geological Survey
Southeastern Illinois College(1985)

Daniel D. Janka
MAG Global
Illinois Valley Community College(1982)

Cynthia Kitchen
Assistant professor of English
Knox College
Carl Sandburg College(1998)

Dr. David E. Kopsell
Assistant professor of horticulture
Illinois State University
McHenry County College(1991)

Felicia Kurkowski
Senior program director
Pathways Awareness
Oakton Community College(1995)

The Hon. Mike D. McHaney
Circuit judge
4th Judicial Circuit of Illinois
Rend Lake College(1977)

Melanie Magara
Assistant vice president for public affairs
Northern Illinois University
Danville Area Community College(1978)

Larry D. Mieldezis
Chief operating officer
Liaison Technologies
John A. Logan College(1984)

Patrick O'Connor
Chief of police
Moraine Valley Community College
Moraine Valley Community College(1976, 1977 and 1985)

Dr. James W. Sears
Director • Additive Manufacturing Laboratory
South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
Black Hawk College(1972 and 1979)

Brett Swallow
Senior vice president
Hickory Point Bank
Richland Community College (1988)

Dominic Surprenant
Senior partner
Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan
Kankakee Community College(1976)

The recipient of the 2011 Distinguished Alumnus Award will be recognized at ICCTA's annual awards banquet on June 3 in Bloomington. For additional information, please contact Kim Villanueva at 1-800-454-2282, ext. 1.