Board Members

Meet the Jackson CEO Board Members

  • Brian Croft
    Board Chair

    Organization:
    Touch of Nature Environmental Center | Southern Illinois University

    Title: Assistant Director of Outdoor Education and Recreation

  • Elizabeth Strusz
    Treasurer

    Organization:
    E. Claire Salon

    Title: Owner

  • Ken Stoner
    Secretary

    Organization:
    Illinois SBDC at SIU

    Title: Small Business Specialist

  • Kim Babington
    Board Member

    Organization:
    SIU Credit Union

    Title: VP of Community Outreach

  • TJ Cowan
    Board Member

    Organization:
    Cold Blooded Coffee

    Title: Owner

  • Matt Duffy
    Board Member

    Organization:
    County Financial

    Title: Financial Representative

  • Andrea Evers
    Board Member

    Organization:
    Murphysboro CUSD #186

    Title: Superintendent

  • Neil Hargis
    Board Member

    Organization:
    Elverado High School

    Title: Principal

  • Alicia Jackson
    Board Member

    Organization:
    City of Carbondale

    Title: Diversity & Compliance Officer

  • Alyssa Johnson
    Board Member

    Organization:
    Dare to Be Boutique

    Title: Chief Executive Officer

  • Lori Koester
    Board Member

    Organization:
    Carbondale Community High School

  • Larry Lovel
    Board Member

    Organization:
    Trico CUSD 176

    Title: Superintendent

  • Byram Fager
    Administrative & Fiscal Agent

    Organization:
    Southern Illinois Community Foundation

    Title: CEO/Executive Director