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IAGC uses a series of committees to progress our priorities.  Members are encouraged to become active in our organization by joining one or more of the following five committees.  


Eric Calvert, Julie Luck Jensen

The goal of the State Initiatives committee is to advocate for gifted learners and their educational opportunities at the local, state, and national levels.

See what the committee has accomplished recently and learn more about getting involved


Kerry Cox, Denise Kuchta, Laura LaSalle

The goal of the Building the Network committee is to extend the membership and stakeholder support for IAGC.

Learn more about getting involved


Jeanine Buishas, Patricia Steinmeyer

The goal of the Education committee is to share resources with parents and educators to support best practices in the education of gifted and talented children.

Learn more about getting involved


Diane Beedy

Jeanine Buishas

Paula Olszewski-Kabilius

The goal of the Convention committee is to provide an annual convention that supports corporation goals.

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Awards and Scholarships

Susan Corwith, Lori Swan

The goal of the Awards and Scholarships committee is to initiate the application process for scholarships and coordinate the recognition for scholarship and award recipients.

Learn more about our scholarships 

Learn more about getting involved with the Awards and Scholarships Committee

Board Member Only Committees: 


Diane Beedy, Jeanine Buishas, Jill Ko, Paula Olszewski-Kubilius, Susan Rhodes

The goal of the Executive Committee is to coordinate the initiatives and operations of the corporation and present a slate of candidates for elections.


Jill Ko

The goal of the Finance committee is to oversee the financial operations of the corporation.


Denise Kuchta

Past Presidents

Sally Thomson, Susan Rhodes

The goal of the Past Presidents committee is to support the mission and vision of the organization.


Bonnie Park, Julie Luck Jensen, Susan Rhodes

The goal of the Policy committee is to review policies and propose changes to the board of directors.

Contact Us:

Illinois Association for Gifted Children

1500 Sullivan Road
Aurora, IL 60506

Ph: 630-907-5047

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The Illinois Association for Gifted Children is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

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