CNAEA Officers

Elected State Officers

Fall 2020 thru Fall 2022

Northern Region

President
Ruth Belec-Olander

  • cnaea.north@gmail.com
  • College of Lake County

Vice President
Elizabeth Pagenkopf

  • cnaea.north@gmail.com
  • Harper College

Treasurer
Toni Oats

  • oatseducator01@gmail.com
  • South Suburban College

Secretary
Sheila Ferrer-Estor

  • sfestor@ici-training.com
  • International Career Institute

Central Region

President
Patty Omahana

Heartland Community College

Vice President
Andrea France

Spoon River College / Butler & Associates

Treasurer
Cheryl Ballantyne

Black Hawk Community College

Secretary
Donna Kayes

Kishwaukee College

Southern Region

President

Joyce Steber

  • stebertraining78@yahoo.com
  • Steber Training, LLC

Vice President
Mary Smith

  • marysm1975@gmail.com
  • Shawnee Community College

Treasurer
Jamie Hickam

  • jamie.hickam1@gmail.com
  • Five-County Regional Vocational System

Secretary
Tami Higgs

  • nursethiggs@gmail.com
  • Illinois Eastern Community Colleges

Revised 10/11/2021 RB