Board/Staff Directory

Tracy Bauer

Randy Boonstra

Michael Dittmar

William Jahnke

Libby Miller

Thomas Ruhs

Ron Smith

Mark Szula

Chris Allendorf

Cathi Litcher

John Cooke

Tim Hood

Micah Ransom

Debbie Boden

Debbie Boden

Christine Soat


Board of Directors

Randy Boonstra
City of Fulton, City Administrator
(563) 340-6401

John Cooke
President, Prairie Ridge
(815) 777-3895

Michael Dittmar
Village President, Village of Elizabeth
(815) 858-9823

William Jahnke
Director, Upper Mississippi River Port District
(815) 493-2795
 

Cathi Litcher
President, Litcher Consulting
(919) 422-9698
 

Thomas Ruhs
General Manager, Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa
(815) 776-5060
 

Ron Smith
Chair, Jo Daviess County Planning and Development Committee
(815) 777-0512
 

Mark Szula
Business Agent - District 4 Office,
International Union of Operating Engineers
Local 150
(815) 874-4166
 

Executive Committee

Tracy Bauer – Chair
President and CEO, Midwest Medical Center
(815) 776-7266

Tim Hood – Vice Chair
President, Highland Community College
(815) 599-3513

Libby Miller – Treasurer
Market President, Illinois Bank & Trust
815-777-5102

Christopher Allendorf – Secretary
V.P. of External Relations & General Counsel, Jo-Carroll Energy
(815) 858-2207 Ext. 1240
 

Staff

Emily Legel
Executive Director
(815) 297-7361
elegel@nwiled.org

Debbie Boden
Assistant Developer 
(815) 858-4491
dboden@nwiled.org

Christine Soat
Marketing Assistant 
(563) 543-2508
csoat@nwiled.org