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Ride Illinois committees focus on making progress on the important goals and strategies included our Strategic Plan. Engaged, talented committee members who live in different areas of the state offer important input and perspective. Effective committees keep the organization focused on the present day and the future of Ride Illinois.

Committees and Committee Members

Executive Committee
Jim Norris (Chair) *
George Fero *
James Hutson *
Linda Warner *

Advocacy Committee
Brendan Kevenides (Chair) *
Angela Brooks *
Kaci Crowley *
Steven Simpson-Black *
Bill Chalberg
Blake Tarmann
Deborah Liu
Sharon Kaminecki

Education Committee
George Fero (Chair) *
Charlie Saxe
David Kniker
Elizabeth Adamczyk
Jason Stacy
Larry Mysz
Trevor Cottle

Events & Programs Committee
Linda Warner (Chair) *
Linda Brown *
Mike Keating *
Kim Messina
Mikie Swier

Finance Committee
James Hutson (Chair) *
Deborah Liu
Bill Artz
Joe Marchfield

Fundraising & Membership Committee
Steven Simpson-Black (Chair) *
Ginger Wheeler *
Jenny Kane *
Neil Holdway

Governance & Nominating Committee
Dick Westfall (Chair) *
Cynthia Hoyle *
Don Dirks *

Asterisk (*) indicates board member

Committee Application

Ride Illinois accepts applications for current members to serve on a committee. Descriptions of all standing committees can be found in this document. Also, see Article VIII of the Ride Illinois bylaws for important information about committees.

Applications are reviewed by existing committee members. The board president makes final decisions regarding appointments to committees. Applicants will be informed of the board’s decision via email. Click the button below to apply.

If you are interested in learning more about Ride Illinois committees, please contact dave@rideillinois.org.