Officers

Lindsey Dickinson
President
Lindsey is in her 11th year teaching and currently serves as the UFEA President. She earned her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from Illinois State University  She began her union involvement Read More
Julie Hagler
Vice President
Julie has dedicated the last 22 years to teaching in Unit #5 at both Normal Community High School and Normal West High School. She earned Master's degrees in History and Read More
Tracy Freemen
Secretary
Jarrod Rackauskas
Treasurer
Jarrod Rackauskas is a science teacher at Normal West High School. He is in his 11th year teaching and over the years has enjoyed the challenge of coaching various sports Read More

Building Reps

Tena Sprau
Building Rep - Benjamin
Peg Lovin
Building Rep - Benjamin
Linda Kitterman
Building Rep - Brigham
Rebekah Arnold
Building Rep - Carlock
Rachel Enomoto
Building Rep - Cedar Ridge
Maggie Lakebrink
Building Rep - Cedar Ridge
Jamie Wheelwright
Building Rep - Fairview
Michelle Brown
Building Rep - Field
David Starr
Building Rep - Glenn
Angela Grubic
Building Rep - Glenn
Michelle Wagehoff
Building Rep - Glenn
Sherilyn Klendworth
Building Rep - Grove
RaeAnn Ploense
Building Rep - Grove
Shawn Mann
Building Rep - Hoose
Lori Beemer
Building Rep - Hudson
Rebecca Spears
Building Rep - Northpoint
Cindy Leake
Building Rep - Northpoint
Jamale Brewster
Building Rep - Oakdale
Geri Kerber
Building Rep - Oakdale
Anne Atteberry
Building Rep - Parkside
Abby Schoolman
Building Rep - Parkside
Donna Leamer
Building Rep - Pepper Ridge & Political Action Chair
Britta Armstrong
Building Rep - Prairieland
Lacey Stone
Building Rep - Prairieland
Angie Funfar
Building Rep - Sugar Creek
Susan Nicklas
Building Rep - Sugar Creek
Lisa Heaser
Building Rep - Towanda
Kelly Cole
Building Rep - CJHS
Terri Peoples
Building Rep - CJHS
Jeff Cole
Building Rep - CJHS
Nikki Piercy
Building Rep - EJHS & PR Chair
Amanda Armstrong
Building Rep - EJHS
Amanda is in her third year of teaching as a bilingual support teacher at Evans Junior High. Along with advising various clubs and activities at school, she is excited to Read More
Cheryl Springwood
Building Rep - EJHS
Kimberly Johnson
Building Rep - KJHS
Dawn Odell
Building Rep - KJHS
Diana Pullins
Building Rep - KJHS
Logan Beckman
Building Rep - PJHS
Logan is in her 19th year teaching and currently serves as a building representative at Parkside Junior High School.  She began her union involvement as a building representative 4 years Read More
Kristen Tripp
Building Rep - PJHS
Kristen is in her 10th year of teaching Business in Unit 5 and currently serves as a building representative at Parkside Junior High School.  She received her Bachelor's and Master's Read More
Beth Topping
Building Rep - PJHS
Joan Fee
Building Rep - NCHS
Joan Fee is a school counselor at NCHS and has been since 2001-2002 school year. Students with last names at the end of the alphabet as well as the English Read More
Tyler McWhorter
Building Rep - NCHS
Hilary Ruyle
Building Rep - NCHS
Stefen Robinson
Building Rep - NCHS
Jason Ruyle
Building Rep - NCHS
Claire Rybarczyk
Building Rep - NCHS & New Member Chair
Claire will be beginning her 6th year in the fall of 2018 at NCHS teaching in the Special Education Department. She received her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from Illinois State Read More
Jeff Breuning
Building Rep - NCWHS
Jim Rumps
Building Rep - NCWHS
Shelli Lord
Building Rep - NCWHS
Peggy Modglin
Building Rep - NCWHS
Peg Modglin is a Speech Language Pathologist and the District Chairperson for SLP's. She has been with Unit 5 for 15 years and previously worked in the medical field. She Read More
Matt Hoder
Building Rep - NCWHS
Karl Goeke
Building Rep - NCWHS
Karl is entering his 18th year in public education. He has taught Spanish in a variety of settings ranging from the middle school to the university level. He taught bilingual Read More
Nora Bardi
Building Rep - Unit Office
Jane Tucker
Building Rep - Pepper Ridge
Siobhan King
Building Rep - Hoose

IEA Staff

Ben Matthews
IEA Uniserv Director
Ben Matthews is a native of Bloomington-Normal. He taught at Prairieland Elementary School from 1999 until 2007. While teaching, he served UFEA in a variety of roles, including as a Read More
Martha Fritcher
IEA Associate Staff
Martha Fritcher is the IEA Associate Staff in the Bloomington office. Martha is often the first face members see when they visit the office, and often the first voice the Read More
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