ISTC Advisory Board

ISTC’s Advisory Board is composed of select representatives of business, industry, government, non-profit agencies, and academia who assist the Center in reviewing its activities and goals for maximum benefit to the people of Illinois. Through their contacts, expertise and dedication to sustainable economic development and environmental stewardship, they are invaluable to the work of ISTC.


 

Imad L. Al-Qadi
Bliss Professor of Engineering
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

J. Will Baker
Customer Success Manager, Energy Partnerships
Google Nest

Vann Bush
Managing Director, Energy Supply and Conversion
Gas Technology Institute

Stephen K. Davis
Principal
Raptor Environmental Services

Pamela Dugan
Business Development Manager
Carus Corporation

Angela Foster-Rice
Business Advisor for Climate Futures, and
Principal for Aerial Consulting

Annette Fulgenzi
Program Manager, Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity
Environmental Assistance Program

Donovan Griffith
Director of Government Affairs
Illinois Manufacturers' Association

Joy Hinz
Environmental Specialist
DuPage County

Franklin H. Holcomb
Associate Director
Center for the Advancement of Sustainability Innovations (CASI)
Engineer Research and Development Center
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Edward F. Kriz
Manager, Strategic Energy Management
Nicor Gas

Warren Lavey
Adjunct Professor, SESE
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Kim Leftwich

Joey Mak
Vice President, Programs
Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce

Edith Makra
Director of Environmental Initiatives
Metropolitan Mayor's Caucus

Rick Manner
Executive Director
Urbana & Champaign Sanitary District

Shawn Nichols
Director, Business Development
Liberty Utilities

Peter Nassos
Retired, Senior Vice President of Marketing
Nalco Water, an Ecolab Company

Shawn Nichols
Director, Business Development & Strategic Planning
Central States Water Resources Group

Heather Nifong
Associate Director
Illinois Environmental Protection Agency

Eileen Openbrier
Director, Environmental Compliance & Sustainability
Lake County Operations
AbbVie

Eve Pytel
Programs Director
Delta Institute

Helen Schuster
Business Development
Carus Corporation

David L. Thomas
Retired, Founding Director
Illinois Sustainable Technology Center

Phil Van Ness
Webber & Thies, P.C.

Scott Wilkin
Chief Executive Officer
Illinois Farm Business Farm Management Association

Kimberly Worthington
Deputy Commissioner
Bureau of Environmental, Health & Safety Management
City of Chicago, Dept. of Fleet & Facility Management

Kevin Yepsen
President
Community State Bank

Carrie Zalewski
Chairman
Illinois Commerce Commission