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Communications Committee


The Communications Committee The Communications Committee adds value to a member’s relationship with ILCMA by providing information and opportunities to expand professional knowledge and contacts through a variety of methods including, but not limited to:
– The ILCMA newsletter and articles/discussions,
– Development of a comprehensive strategy using all forms of media networks to communicate
professional/association news timely and effectively,
– Assessment of and a periodical re-evaluation of the communication needs and the mechanisms to
identify adequacy/deficiencies/improvement opportunities,
– Promotion of the value of professional local government management to elected officials, citizens,
and the next generation of professional local government leaders.

The term of the chair shall be two years; there shall be a vice-chair who shall be expected to serve as chair when the respective chair’s term is over.

Committee Chair – Mike Strong, Deputy City Manager, Lake Forest

Vice Chair – Ben McCready, Assistant City Administrator, Geneva

Committee Members:
Moses Amidei, Village Administrator, Wadsworth
Sam Barghi, Management Analyst, Bartlett
Jason Bielawski, Village Administrator, Roselle
Christina Burns, Assistant Village Administrator, Oswego
Scott Eisenhauer, Village Administrator, Rantoul
Paula Freeze, ILCMA
Hannah Lipman, Management Analyst, Tinley Park
Melanie Santostefano, Vicarious Multimedia
Mike Shurhay, Planning Technician, Romeoville
Adam Simon, Ancel Glink
Heidi Voorhees, GovHR USA
Laura Linehan, Baker Tilley
Robin Weaver, Senior Advisor, ILCMA



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