Strengthening the quality of local governance through professional management

Professional Development and Education Committee



The Professional Development and Education Committee is responsible for:

  • Providing information and guidelines to further the continuing education of its members
  • Assisting ILCMA members in achieving continuing education goals for their respective organizations
  • Periodically reassessing the professional development and continuing education goals of the ILCMA membership

There is a commitment to the ICMA credentialing program so members are able to achieve professional development goals.


Member Village / City / County Contact Information
Chair – Randy Recklaus, Village Manager Arlington Heights Email
Sharon Tanner, Deputy Director of Public Works Glencoe Email
Curt Barrett, Village Manager Winfield Email
Mary O’Connor, Partner Sikich Email
Jennifer McMahon, Human Resource Director St. Charles Email
Peter Vadopolas, Assistant to the Village Manager Skokie Email
Adlil Issakoo, Assistant to the County Administrator Lake County Email
Ashley Monroe, Assistant to the Village Manager Hoffman Estates Email
Erik Bush MIT Email
Drew Awsumb Highland Park  Email
Jack Linehan, Assistant to the Village Administrator Gurnee Email
Margaret Tinberg, Management Intern Algonquin Email
Ermin Arslanagic Johnson Controls Email
Greg Stopka, Central Regional Director Alliance for Innovation Email
Caitlin Humrickhouse Baker Tilly Email
Maggie Jablonski, Assistant Village Manager Elk Grove Village Email