Leadership Opportunities

The Academy of Lifelong Learning is a self-governing organization operated under the sponsorship of Lincoln Land Community College. Member committees plan the program content for what they want to learn. If you would like to participate in program planning or accept other leadership roles, please contact the Community Education office at 217-786-2432.

ALL board of directors

  • President: Cyndi Deitrick
  • President-Elect: Pat Blinn
  • Immediate Past President: Mary Schaefer
  • Treasurer: Dave Keil
  • Secretary: Joan McGrath
  • Board Members-at-Large: Sue Patkes, Stephanie Thomas, Cheryl Wycoff

Standing committee leaders

  • Finance: Dave Keil
  • Membership/Sustainability: Sally Cadigan
  • Nominations: Pat Blinn
  • The Learning Council: Pat Blinn

Special appointments

  • Historian: Dick McLane
  • UPDATE Newsletter: Mike Kienzler
  • By-Laws: Gene Brimm

Learning activity leaders

  • Around Town: Eileen Kendle
  • Book Lovers: Vicki Kolaz, Libby Kolaz
  • Breakfast Roundtable (BRT): Steve Rambach
  • Chautauqua Series: Elizabeth Simpson
  • Flicks on Fridays: Stephanie Thomas
  • Pinochle: Joan McGrath
  • History Hunters: Sally Cadagin, Ann Muraro-Lacopo
  • Mahjong: Pat Blinn
  • Meet-Greet-Eat (MGE) Group #1: Vicki Molnar
  • Meet-Greet-Eat (MGE) Group #2: Linda McCall
  • Path Finders: Sally Cadagin, Marguerite Moore
  • Pedal Pushers: John Sanford
  • Scribes: Joan McGrath
  • Swinging Seniors Golf: Connie Lynn
  • Wander on Wednesdays (WOW) Trips: Sandy Kennedy