Welcome to Your HCAA Website!

Welcome to Your HCAA Website!


News and Notes

New! 9/7/23

  • October HCAA Book Club on October 4, 2023 at 3:00 pm via Zoom.  The selected book is “Horse” by Geraldine Brooks.  New attendees need to contact Jaci Carroll two days prior to the Zoom meeting.
  • Pre-retirement planning seminar for current employees will be sponsored by HCAA and held on campus in W214, Thursday, October 12th from 12:00pm – 1:30pm. HCAA members are welcome to attend.
  • Volunteer for packing food at Feed My Starving Children for Wednesday, October 18, 2023 at 11:30 am – 1:15 pm.  Contact Jaci for additional info. 
  • The HCAA annual meeting and luncheon with the President of Harper College is October 23, 2023 at 12:00pm – 2:00pm.  Reservation details to follow.
  • December HCAA Book Club on December 6, 2023 at 3:00 pm via Zoom.  The selected book is “Hello Beautiful” by Ann Napolitano.  New attendees need to contact Jaci Carroll two days prior to the Zoom meeting.
  • SUAA Annual Meeting was held on 6/15/23 –  Linda Frank attended the meeting in Springfield, Illinois. Highlights of the meeting can be seen here. 
  • 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


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