District 150 forms superintendent search committee

Originally Appeared in the Peoria Journal Star, October 20, 2008

District 150 appointed 10 local people to a panel to form a search committee to find the district’s next superintendent. They are:

  • Glen Barton, retired chairman and CEO of Caterpillar Inc.
  • John Erwin, president of Illinois Central College.
  • Rita Ali, Illinois Central College’s executive director of diversity.
  • Carl Cannon, community organizer and founder of C.H.O.I.C.E.S., a youth outreach program.
  • Dr. Andy Chiou, a local physician.
  • McFarland Bragg, president of Peoria Citizens Committee for Economic Opportunity Inc.
  • Linda Daley, former District 150 School Board member and current member of the Peoria Public Library Board.
  • Jackie Petty, Peoria Park Board trustee.
  • Debbie Ritschel, general manager of the Peoria Civic Center.
  • Barbara Penelton, formerly in the education department at Bradley University and also on District 150’s original strategic planning group.

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