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The board of directors consists of volunteers who oversee the business affairs and property of the NEIU Foundation. Members of the NEIU Foundation board of directors are elected to three-year terms, and each member may serve three consecutive terms for a total of nine years. The president of Northeastern Illinois University serves as an ex-officio, nonvoting member of the board. The vice president for institutional advancement of Northeastern Illinois University serves as the Foundation's executive director and an ex-officio, nonvoting member of the board. The board meets quarterly and has five committees (executive, development, membership, investment, and standards) that meet quarterly as well.

Board Officers

John F. Roskopf
John F. Roskopf
President

Vice President, Risk Management
EIIA

Lawrence P. Frank, Ph.D.
Lawrence P. Frank, Ph.D.
Vice President      

Provost Emeritus
Northeastern Illinois University                    

Kenn Ashley
Kenn Ashley
Treasurer

Former President
Windcrest Advisory

Mark Van Ausdal
Mark Van Ausdal
Corporate Secretary

Business Attorney

Board Members

Olga Camargo

Founder and CEO
FARO Associates LLC

Rodrigo Garcia
Rodrigo Garcia

Deputy State Treasurer & Chief Investment Officer
Illinois State Treasury
 

Sharon K. Hahs, Ph.D.
Sharon K. Hahs, Ph.D.
President Emerita
Northeastern Illinois University
Jacqueline Krump, Ph.D.
Jacqueline Krump, Ph.D.

Professor Emerita
Northeastern Illinois University

Marcellus H. Moore, Jr., Esq.
Marcellus H. Moore, Jr., Esq.      

Managing Partner
The Alliance Law Group, P.C.

J. Todd Phillips
J. Todd Phillips

Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Parson Partners

William Pollakov
William Pollakov
President and CEO
The Pollakov Financial Group, Inc.
Salme Harju Steinberg, Ph.D.
Salme Harju Steinberg, Ph.D.

President Emerita
Northeastern Illinois University

Dirk Tussing
Dirk Tussing

Founder and Executive Director
Executive Learning Exchange

Jagannath "JB" Bobji

SVP Global FP&A and Treasurer
ACCO Brands Corporation

Melanny Buitron, Student Liason

Undergraduate student, Business Administration major
Member, Student Government Association

   

Emeritus Board Members

Directors who serve three consecutive three-year terms (nine years total) are eligible for Emeritus Board Member status. This designation honors and recognizes the commitment of those members who served with loyalty and distinction, who provided leadership and direction, and who fulfilled a commitment to service that advanced the Foundation's mission to support Northeastern Illinois University. (*Denotes posthumous member.)

Charles Berg* 
Theodore Biedron
Jack Butler
Andrea Davey
Robert L. Donahue*
Neal Fenwick
Randy Franklin
Robert D. Gecht
Thomas R. Gramins, CPA, PFS
William Hetzel*
Hilton Liebow*
John Gingell
The Honorable William O. Maki
Joseph Monastero 
Amalia Monterroso 
Thomas F. Power
Richard K. Rogers*
Jerome M. Sachs*
Ralph Collins Walter

Giving

Contact Giving

T (773) 442-4200

neiufoundation@neiu.edu

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