Board of Directors

SkillsUSA Illinois is governed by a board of directors. The board is elected by SkillsUSA officers who represent their respective regions. One corporate member from each of the five regions is elected to the board. In addition, three ex-officio members serve: a representative of the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE), and the chair of the SkillsUSA Illinois Foundation Inc., and a representative of the Illinois Community College Board (ICCB). Representatives from business, industry and organized labor also serve. In addition, the SkillsUSA Illinois Alumni Association shall elect one member to serve on the Board of Directors.
The SkillsUSA Illinois Board of Directors are responsible for setting the policies and procedures of SkillsUSA Illinois.

John Kopatz

Chairperson, Representative

Peter Tucker

Secretary, Representative
Regions 4  & 5

Mark Carriveau

Regions 1 & 2

Lee Shaw

Regions 3 & 7

Dallas Terry

Region 6

Don Bauc

Immediate Past
State Director

Doug Graff

Business & Industry

Keith Fritz

Business & Industry
Dekalb Firefirefighter

Loree Moore

Alumni & Friends Association,
SkillsUSA Illinois 

Steve Parrott

Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE)