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News and Notes

New! 1/20/23

  • February 1, 2023, at 3 PM via Zoom Book Club. “The Exiles by Christina Baker Kline. If interested, contact Jaci Carroll at jaci6820@yahoo.com or 847-894-4203.
  • March 13, 2023, at 3 PM HCAA Board Meeting via Zoom  If interested in attending meeting, contact Carole Bomba @ carolehome@comcast.net by 3/11/23.
  • Join us  for the Campus Production of Lettie, by playwright Boo Killebrew on March 25, 2023 – award winning writer who has written for Longmire, and Mrs. America, will be on hand  to do a Q and A  and book-signing with the audience after the performance. Save the date and more details will follow. 
  • SUAA Fall Meeting was held on 11/17/22 – Carole Bomba and Linda Frank attended the SUAA Fall 2022 meeting in Normal, Illinois.  Highlights of the meeting can be seen here
  • Aetna Medicare Advantage Plan is the only health insurance option for roughly 140,000 retired state workers for the next five or more years.  If you are new to Medicare or will be applying soon, watch for further information in your mail and/or email from SUAA and CMS.
  • Hawks Care Fund: Harper College has been good to HCAA over the years.  It is our pleasure to give back by making annual donations  to the Harper College Hawks Care Fund.  This year our donation is once again $1000.
  • New way to advise HCAA of your change of email is posted on the left side of the web page.

A Warm Welcome to New 2022 – 2023 Retirees!
2022 – 2023 Retirees
David BraunschweigProfessor Career & Technical Programs7/31/2023
Patricia BrunerAssociate Professor Career & Technical Programs7/31/2023
Kathleen CanfieldPlacement & Workforce Solutions12/31/2022
Sue ContarinoDirector Client Systems9/30/2022
Laurie DietzManager – Budget, Account Accounting Services6/30/2023
Theresa FrankAssistant Professor - Health Careers5/23/2023
Samuel GiordanoAssociate Professor – Career & Technical Programs7/31/2023
Nancy HaberichterAssistant Professor - Health Careers7/31/2023
Mary Ann JanosikProvost6/30/2023
Judy KaplowAssociate Professor – Liberal Arts12/31/2022
Caryn LevingtonProfessor – Business & Social Science7/31/2023
Minhua LiuProfessor – Mathematics & Science7/31/2023
Kathleen McClellanAccountant – Accounting Services4/30/2023
Kathryn PowellProfessor – Adult Educational Development5/31/2023
Deyi SawersClerk – Receptionist – Academic Support Services8/31/2022
Melody SchmidtOne-Stop Phone Center9/30/2022
Marla SchweikertCPE Program Coordinator – Career & Technical Programs6/30/2023

2021 – 2022 Retirees:

2021 - 2022 RETIREES
Sam BarbaroSpecialist, Network Infrastructure 6/30/22
Pat BeachProfessor, Career and Technical Programs5/31/2022
Carl BernardCustodian, Operations Services  3/31/2022
Willis Boughton Associate Professor, Career and Technical Programs5/31/2022
Helen Chase Accounts Payable Clerk, Accounting Services 12/31/2021
Greg ClemonsProfessor and Chair, Music 7/31/2022
Dave DlugerTechnical Director, Media Events 6/30/2022
Julie Ellefson-KuehnProfessor, Math and Science  7/31/2022
Ping FengCustodian, Operations Services11/30/2021
Ellen FisherManager, Academic Support Center
Brad GrossmanAssistant Professor, Career and Technical Programs5/31/2022
Kris HoffhinesAssociate Dean, Advising Services 6/30/2022
Robin JamesAssociate Professor, Business and Social Services 8/12/2022
Darryl KnightExecutive Director, Facilities Management10/31/2021
Sunil KoswattaProfessor, Mathematics and Science7/31/2022
Sandra KreilingAssociate Professor, Mathematics and Science7/31/2022
Sam LevensonAssociate Professor, Mathematics and Science7/31/2022
Steve LiggioHarper College Police5/27/2022
Don MalzahnOperational Data Store Administrator Infrastructure Services11/30/2021
Margie McGowanCoordinator, AED Bilingual Student, and Adult Education Services6/30/2022
Kurt NeumannProfessor, Liberal Arts7/31/22
Darlene Niebuhr Specialist, Schedule and Curriculum Support Services6/30/2022
Elizabeth PagenkopfAssistant Professor, Health Careers7/31/2022
William PankeyProfessor, Resources for Learning7/31/2022
Nancy SavardOperations Services Manager, Operation Services10/31/2021
Kathy SchmitzLab Assistant, Program Micros, and Interdisciplinary Student Success6/30/2022
Theresa SellersCoordinator, Workforce Job Placement Resource Center 5/31/2022
Doug SpiewakDirector, Athletics and Fitness 6/30/2022
Thomas StauchProfessor, Liberal Arts 7/31/2022
Yvonne ThompsonLimited Enrollment Specialist, Health Careers 7/1/2022
Lori TurinskyMajor Accounts Assistant, Workforce Solutions4/30/2022
Beth YoungloveManager, Student Accounts, ERP Coordinator4/30/2022

A Warm Welcome to New 2021 Retirees!

Name Title
Vicki Atkinson Dean Student Development 10/01/2021
Roxanne Boersma Project Manager
Client Systems
Kathy Bruce Interim Associate Provost, Academics
Interdisciplinary Student Success
Diane Carter-Zubko Workforce Career Coordinator
Career and Technical Programs
Helen Chase             Accounts Payable Clerk 
Accounting Services                           
Diana Cincinello Professor
Career and Technical Programs
Dee Collins Supervisor Mailroom
Rose D’Agostini Academic Division Operations, Manager
Career & Technical Programs
Jan Elbert Senior Graphic Designer
Marketing Services
Nancy Desruisseaux Senior Records Clerk
Registrar’s Office
James Forssander HVAC Mechanic Operator
Linda Hoeck Career Skills Institute
Program Coordinator
Gregory Horeni Associate Professor
Health Careers
Cathy Kapocius Administrative Assistant
Resources for Learning
Jennifer Jennings Coordinator, Lab
Math and Science
Joan Naumes Administrative Assistant
Business and Social Science
Lin Novak Administrative Assistant
Student Development
Pamela Russel Administrative Assistant
Center for Student Development
Donna Sculley Laboratory Assistant
Career and Technical
Kathy Shine Community Support Assistant
Roger Spayer Chief Human Resources Officer
Human Resources,
Thomas Stauch Professor
Liberal Arts
Janice Thomas Testing Center Coordinator
Assessment Center
Carol Traficanto Data and Reporting Assistant
Adult Educational Development
Susanne Zeger Student Support Assistant
Computer Information Systems (CIS)
Greg Zurek Facilities Management and Engineering Document Associate
Facilities Management

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