Connecting Science Forward
September 29, 2023
Illinois Institute of Technology Rice Capmus- Wheaton, IL
The Illinois Science Teaching Association (ISTA) promotes excellence in science teaching and learning throughout Illinois.
ISTA Governance Structure
ISTA Executive Officers
The Illinois Science Teaching Association Executive Officers perform specific duties and serve as chairpersons on ISTA Standing Committees. The President chain shall be a six-year commitment and shall automatically progress based on the following terms: President-Elect (2 years), President (2 years) and Immediate Past President (2 years), each with a two-year term limit. The Vice President and Secretary serve a two-year term as well.
President: Nicole Vick
Past President: Kristin Rademaker
Vice President: Heather Galbreath
Secretary: Chris Embry Mohr
ISTA Regions & Regional Directors
Patricia Boguslaw, 2022 - 2023
Jeff Grant, 2023-2024
DuPage, Grundy, Kane, Kendall, Lake, McHenry, Suburban Cook, Will
Maggie Moore, 2022 - 2023
Aubrey Mikos, 2023-2024
Boone, Bureau, Carroll, DeKalb, Henry, Jo Daviess, LaSalle, Lee, Marshall, Mercer, Ogle, Putnam, Rock Island, Stark, Stephenson, Whiteside, Winnebago
Sebastian Szyjka, 2022 - 2023
Vacant, 2023 - 2024
Adams, Brown, Cass, Fulton, Hancock, Henderson, Knox, Mason, McDonough, Mercer, Menard, Morgan, Peoria, Pike, Sangamon, Schuyler, Scott, Tazewell, Warren, Woodford
Rebecca Wattleworth, 2022 - 2023
Deanna Keeney, 2023 - 2024
Champaign, Clark, Coles, Cumberland, DeWitt, Douglas, Edgar, Ford, Iroquois, Kankakee, Livingston, Logan, Macon, McLean, Moultrie, Piatt, Shelby, Vermillion
Angela Box, 2022 - 2023
Brandy Hildebrand, 2023 - 2024
Calhoun, Christian, Effingham, Fayette, Greene, Jersey, Macoupin, Madison, Montgomery, Monroe, Randolph, St. Clair
Alyssa Weisenstein, 2022 - 2023
Amy Telford, 2023 - 2024
Alexander, Clay, Clinton, Crawford, Edwards, Franklin, Gallatin, Hamilton, Hardin, Jackson, Jasper, Jefferson, Johnson, Lawrence, Marion, Massac, Perry, Pope, Pulaski, Richland, Saline, Union, Wabash, Washington, Wayne, White, Williamson
Misty Richmond, 2022 - 2023
Jennifer Eastman, 2023-2024
City of Chicago
Executive Director: Bridina Lemmer, Ph.D.
Assistant Executive Director: Ken Wester, Ed.S.
Finance Director: Bob Wolffe, Ed.D.
Meet the ISTA Board of Directors and Staff
Governance and Guidance Documents