JB Pritzker, Governor, State of Illinois

Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Requests

The Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC) works at the intersection of money and knowledge, providing Illinois families comprehensive and objective information on funding higher education, and the tools they need to make educational choices that are right for them. Then, through the Monetary Award Program (MAP), College Illinois!© Prepaid Tuition Program, and other scholarship and grant programs that ISAC administers, ISAC helps make those choices a reality. Eric Zarnikow is ISAC's Executive Director. ISAC employs approximately 300 staff, located in Deerfield, Springfield, Chicago. Outreach ISACorps work remotely throughout Illinois. ISAC FY21 Operating Budget is $50,499,000.

ISAC is governed by a ten (10) member commission appointed by the Governor:

COMMISSIONERS TERM AUDIT
COMMITTEE
INVESTMENT
COMMITTEE
Kevin B. Huber, Chair Term: Expires
June 30, 2021
Concurrent Term, Chair
Maureen Amos Term: Expires
June 30, 2025
  Concurrent Term
Niketa Brar Term: Expires
June 30, 2021
Concurrent Term, Chair  
Thomas Dowling Term: Expires
June 30, 2025
Concurrent Term  
Elizabeth V. Lopez Term: Expires
June 30, 2023
 
James Hibbert Term: Expires
June 30, 2023
  Concurrent Term
Franciene Sabens Term: Expires
June 30, 2023
   
Dr. Jonathan "Josh" Bullock Term: Expires
June 30, 2025
   
Darryl Arrington Term: Expires
June 30, 2023
   
Emma Johns Term: Expires
June 30, 2021
   

The College Illinois! Investment Advisory Panel consists of the following members:

PANEL MEMBERS TERM
Jeanna Cullins Term: Expires November 19, 2023
James A. Hibbert Term: Expires June 30, 2023
Chasse Rehwinkel Term: Expires November 19, 2021
Karen Kissel Term: Expires November 19, 2022
Cameron Mock Term: Expires November 19, 2023
Louis Paster Term: Expires November 19, 2023
Rodrigo Garcia Term: Expires November 19, 2022


ISAC Functional Subdivisions

College Access and Outreach
Executive Division
Finance and Accounting
Administrative Services
General Counsel
Human Resources & Development
Information Technology (IT)
Communications
Program Services and Operations
IL Designated Acct Purchase Program
Research Planning and Policy Analysis

Submit a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Request to:
Karen Salas, ISAC’s FOIA Officer
Requests should be submitted in writing: ISAC.FOIA@illinois.gov - or mailed:

Freedom of Information Office, ATTN: FOIA Request
Illinois Student Assistance Commission
1755 Lake Cook Road
Deerfield, Illinois 60015-5290

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