Meetings, Events & Conferences

Meet our Staff

Our Conferences and Events staff will work closely with you to ensure your next conference, training event or business meeting is a complete success!

Julie Penner
Executive Director of Meetings, Events & Conferences
Phone: (815) 836-5667


Robert Arnold
Director of Meetings, Events and Conferences
Phone: (815) 836-5488

Lisa Salazar, CCEP
Senior Event Coordinator
Phone: (815) 836-5143

Melanie Sandberg
Coordinator, Marketing & Sales
Phone: (815) 836-5273

Alex Kociper
AV Tech Coordinator
Phone: (815) 836-5503

Kelsey Wallace
Graduate Assistant
Phone: (815) 836-5225

Martina Barnat
Graduate Assistant
Phone: (815) 836-5225

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