Executive Board

NIA is governed by an Executive Board per the NIA Articles of Agreement. The Executive Board is composed of twelve members; four members from each sub-region. Members shall be from the following categories: school board member, district administrator, director of special education and at-large member.

Current Board Members

Subregion I

Steve Wilder
Steve Wilder
Member-At-Large
Sycamore Community School Dist. #427
Email Steve Wilder
Crystal Swan Gravatt
Crystal Swan-Gravatt, Chairperson
District Administrator
Sandwich #430
Email Crystal
Francine Eggleston
Francine Eggleston
Director of Special Education
Kaneland #302
Email Francine
Steve Fiorentino
Steve Fiorentino
School Board Member

Subregion II

Sarah Moore
Sarah Moore
District Administrator
Winnebago County Special Ed
Email Sarah
Theresa Montalbano Owen
Theresa Montalbano-Owen
Director of Special Education
Belvidere School District #100
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Dennis Daley
Dennis Daly
School Board Member
Winnebago School District #323
Email Dennis
Daniel Holder
Daniel Holder
Member-at-Large
Freeport School District #145
Email Daniel

Subregion III

Christine Lynde
Christine Lynde
School Board Member
Byron School District #226
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Matt Zilm
Matt Zilm
Special Education Director
Ogle County Special Education
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Corena Steinmeyer
Corena Steinmeyer
Member-at-Large
Lee County Special Education
Email Corena
Tracy Dahl
Tracy Dahl
District Administrator
Northwest Special Education Cooperative
Email Tracy

Find us in Northwestern Illinois

4 Office Locations

  • Sycamore
  • Rockford
  • St. Charles
  • Sterling

5 Hearing Clinic Locations

  • Aurora
  • St. Charles
  • South Beloit
  • Rockford
  • Sterling