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.

Keith Fritz, Chairman

Business & Industry Representative
City of Dekalb Fire Firefighter
September 2016 – September 2020

Brian Hildreth

Business & Industry Representative
Insurance Auto Auctions
September 2018 – September 2022

Analiesa Rackauskas

Business & Industry Representative
Caterpillar
September 2018 – September 2022

Greg Palese

Business & Industry Representative
Klein Tools
November 2019 – August 2021

Loree Moore

Alumni & Friends Association Representative
SkillsUSA Illinois 
April 2018 – April 2020

Don Bauc

Retired
Immediate Past State Director

Dallas Terry, Vice President

Educational Representative
Region VI
September 2016 – September 2020

Mark Carriveau, Secretary

Advisor Representative
Postsecondary
July 2017 – July 2021

Vacant

Educational Representative
Regions I & II
TBA

Mark Lobes

Educational Representative
Regions III & VII
November 2019 – August 2021

Katie White

Educational Representative
Regions IV  & V
November 2019 – August 2021

Steve Parrott

Representative
Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE)

Vacant

Representative
Illinois Community College Board (ICCB)