- President: Kay Emmert
- Vice-President: Christina De Angelo
- Secretary: Shawn Gilmore
- Treasurer: Matt Goodman
- Grievance Committee Chair: David Gooler
- Communications Chair: Joe Grohens
- Bargaining Research Committee Chair: Cindy Wachter
President: Kay Emmert
Kay is a lecturer in the English Department where she teaches writing classes. Kay taught English at the college and high school level before coming to Illinois in 2013. Kay has led the contract bargaining team since negotiations first began, in the Fall of 2014. She also serves in the University Senate.
Vice President: Christina de Angelo
Christina is an instructor in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese. She also teaches Spanish to younger students from pre-school to High School age at programs throughout Campus.
Secretary: Shawn Gilmore
Treasurer: Matt Goodman
Matt is a lecturer in the Materials Materials Science and Engineering department. He recently completed his Ph.D. in Materials Science and is now affiliated with the Hoeft Technology and Management Program, where he teaches classes to both engineering and non-engineering students. As Treasurer he is responsible for the financial side of our union.
Grievance Committee chair: David Gooler
Communications Chair: Joe Grohens
Joe is an instructor in the department of English specializing in Business and Technical Writing. As Communications Chair he is responsible for communications to union members.
Bargaining Research chair: Cynthia Wachter
Cindy Wachter is a lecturer in the Department of Recreation, Sport and Tourism. She attended bargaining sessions last spring as we negotiated our first contract and has also contributed to the Bargaining Research report on Visiting Faculty. As Bargaining Research Committee Chair she provides leadership in the identification of and recommended improvements to the working conditions most important to the bargaining unit.
Stewards Council Head: Dennis Dullea
Dennis is a senior instructor in the English Department. Originally from Little Rock, Arkansas, he started teaching at the University of Illinois in 1989. Dennis’ current focus is on leading Stewards Council.