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
Postsecondary

Peter Tucker

Secretary, Representative
Regions 4  & 5

Mark Carriveau

Representative
Regions 1 & 2

Lee Shaw

Representative
Regions 3 & 7

Dallas Terry

Representative
Region 6

Don Bauc

Immediate Past
State Director

Doug Graff

Business & Industry
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Keith Fritz

Business & Industry
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Loree Moore

Alumni & Friends Association,
SkillsUSA Illinois 

Steve Parrott

Representative
Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE)