ICCTA Distinguished Alumnus Award

2022 Nominees

Jarrett Adams
Law office of Jarrett Adams, PLLC
South Suburban College

Stacy Bainter
Coordinator of basic nursing assistant program
Carl Sandburg College
Carl Sandburg College

Kim Blickenstaff
Chair of the board
Tandem Diabetes Care
Illinois Central College
Cara Bonick
Academic coordinator of clinical education
Morton College
Morton College

Lauren Cross
The Southern Illinoisan
John A. Logan College

Daniel Paul Davis
Vice president and community affairs officer
St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank
Southeastern Illinois College

Dietmar Goellner
President and CEO
Rock Valley College

Joan Hammel
Musical artist
College of Lake County
Dr. Marie Hansel
Retired vice president of academic affairs
Prairie State College
Prairie State College

The Hon. Michael Kick
Retired circuit judge
Kankakee Community College

Clint Koerkenmeir
Associate nursing officer
Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center
Kaskaskia College

Dr. Catherine Creighton Kush
Director of upper division BSN program
Goldfarb School of Nursing
Barnes Jewish College

Lincoln Land Community College

Tom Kussner
Head of finance
Siemens eMobility North America
Highland Community College

Ronnie Malley
Musician and actor
Moraine Valley Community College

Dr. Judy Mitchell
Joliet Junior College
Joliet Junior College

Jerald Murphy
Partner in charge
Manufacturing and distribution services
Waubonsee Community College

Dr. Holly Novak
HSH Medical Group Multispecialty Care
Illinois Valley Community College
Ald. Todd Rauch and Alexis Rauch
City Council, Opelika, Alabama
President & CEO, Opelika Chamber of Commerce
Lake Land College

Dr. Justin W. Rickard
Associate professor of animal science
Illinois State University
Heartland Community College

Theresa Severin
Author / Disaster victims advocate
Oakton Community College

Angel Traub
A. Traub & Associates
College of DuPage

Ald. Robert Williams
Danville City Council
Danville Area Community College

Congratulations to all of our nominees! The recipient of the 2022 Distinguished Alumnus Award will be announced at ICCTA's June 10 awards banquet in Chicago. For additional information, please contact Kim Villanueva at 1-800-454-2282, ext. 1.