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News and Notes

New! 3/8/21

  • UIC SUAA Webinar previously held. Webinar discusses the history and future of our pensions. Please click here. View infomration on, Where does your pension come from? Click here.
  • HCAA Book Club, 4/7/21, 3 pm. We’ll be discussing “The Last Flight” by Julie Clark
  • Local Elections April 6, 2021 – Don’t forget to vote!

There will be an election on April 6, 2021, for a variety of local elections. These local elections are for community college boards; mayors/village presidents; library boards; village clerks; township clerks, supervisors, assessors; part districts; school boards, etc.

There are four people running for three positions on the Harper College Board of Trustees this election – Bill Kelley, Nancy Robb, Diane Hill, and Kelly Dittmann. You can watch an interview of all four candidates by the Daily Herald here (https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20210305/watch-harper-college-trustee-candidates).

There are 3 ways to vote for the April 6th election – by mail, early in person voting, and in person on election day. Early voting starts March 10th through April 5th with the general election on April 6th. For more information, check out this link. It contains information about checking your voter status, obtaining a mail in ballot, and how and where to vote in Cook County. It also has links to the websites of nearby counties.

https://www.cookcountyclerkil.gov/agency/ways-vote

  • New way to advise HCAA of your change of email is posted on the left side of the web page.
  • Harper College has been good to HCAA over the years. It is our pleasure to give back by making a one-time $1,000 donation to the Harper College Student Emergency Relief Fund on the group’s behalf. Our donation is being matched by the college. If you want to send an individual donation, go to: https://www.harpercollege.edu/foundation/donations/support-harper-students.php

A Warm Welcome to New 2021 Retirees!

NameTitle
Dept/Division
Retirement
Date
Diane Carter-ZubcoWorkforce Career Coordinator
Career and Technical Programs
07/01/2021
James ForssanderHVAC Mechanic Operator
Utilities
01/29/2021
Gregory HoreniAssociate Professor
Health Careers
05/22/2021
Lin NovakAdministrative Assistant
Student Development
01/08/2021
Susanne ZegerComputer Information Systems (CIS)
Student Support Assistant
01/08/2021

A Warm Welcome to 2020 Retirees!

NameTitle
Dept/Division
Retirement
Date
Ron AllyExecutive Vice President Finance/Administrative Services06/30/2020
Juanita BasslerAdmissions Specialist
Admissions Outreach
04/30/2020
Patrick BauerChief Information Officer
Information Technology
06/30/2020
Brett BonnstetterController
Finances and Administrative Services
06/30/2020
Barbara BowkerProfessor
Liberal Arts
07/31/2020
Karen ChandraProfessor
Health Careers
05/31/2020
John ClarkeAssociate Professor
Business/Social Science
07/31/2020
Julie D’AgostinoDirector of Nursing
Health Careers
09/30/2020
Barbara EllisProfessor
Liberal Arts
05/31/2020
Jan ElbertSenior Graphic Designer
Marketing
12/31/2020
Diane FilsteadEvent Planner
Conference and Events Management
12/31/2020
Patricia HamlenProfessor
Business/Social Science
05/31/2020
Mark HealyProfessor
Business/Social Science
07/31/2020
Ralph HeinrichWarehouse/Driver
Operations Services
12/31/2020
Pascuala HerreraLearning Specialist
Student Development
05/31/2020
Larry LaskoAssociate Professor
Student Development
07/31/2020
Robert McAnnalleySupport Specialist
Client Systems
05/31/2020
Mark MrozinskiAsst. VP of Workforce Development
Workforce Solutions
08/31/2020
Norma NerstromManager, Continuing Professional Education
Career & Technical Programs
01/31/2020
Richard NowaczykPolice Officer
Harper College Police
06/01/2020
Sheryl OttoAssociate Provost
Student Affairs
05/31/2020
Helmut PublProfessor
Business/Social Science
07/31/2020
Joanne RothblumProfessor
Health Careers
05/31/2020
Richard SeilerDirector of Auxiliary Services
Accounting Services
12/31/2020
Susannah SwiftSenior Survey Assistant12/31/2020
Princess WilliamsCustodian
Operations Services
12/31/2020

For prior years go to the Retirees Archive page.


Our Purpose, Your Benefit…

To promote the individual and collective interests and welfare of Harper College annuitants (retirees) and their survivors, and employees through:

  • Early notification and perceived effects on HCAA members of proposed changes to State law
  • Relevant updates to HCAA members on healthcare/Medicare coverage
  • Discussions with and service to Harper College
  • Improved communications between Harper and its retirees
  • Scheduled social events for members
  • Discussion/participation with other IL annuitant and state organizations
  • Active communication with legislators on relevant concerns
  • Workshops/ presentations on relevant topics
  • Harper parking stickers
  • Reduced admission to select Harper events